Interim Rates Officer

Interim Rates Officer

Job Title: Interim Rates Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: St George, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH1089_1608591154
Contact Name: Vanessa Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 22, 2020 11:52

Job Description

Interim Rates Officer (Short term contract)

Leading Roles is seeking an experienced Creditor / Rates Officer to efficiently maintain the rating system and collect outstanding rates for a regional council in South West Queensland. The key focus is customer liaison, debt recovery, record reconciliation and accurate reporting in a timely manner. Must be willing to locate or reside in Saint George - South West Qld for the duration of the contract - (approx. 3 months)

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the collection of outstanding rates in accordance with Council's rate recovery procedures.
  • Ensure rate payer records are accurate
  • Reconcile ledger accounts
  • Assist in statutory reporting.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of government legislation in relation to rating functions advantageous
  • Experience of Local Government rating systems highly regarded
  • Experience in revenue/debt collection procedures
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Outstanding communication, interpersonal and customer service skills are essential along with previous experience working in a local government is preferred.

How to Apply

Please click "apply now" as the application period for this role will close once a suitable applicant has been identified. If you'd like a confidential discussion about the role, contact Vanessa Brown - Ph 0488 972 766.

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