Rates Officer

Job Title: Rates Officer
Job Type: Contract
Location: Emerald
Classification: Corporate Services
Client: Other
Reference: BBBH922_1595549210
Job Published: 24 Jul 2020
Closing Date: 17 Aug 2020

Job Description

Temporary Rates Officer - Emerald, Queensland

An excellent long term contract opportunity (up to 12months) for motivated Rates Officer!

Leading Roles is seeking a Rates Officer to efficiently maintain the rating system and collect outstanding rates for a regional council in Central Queensland. The key focus is customer liaison, debt recovery, record reconciliation and accurate reporting in a timely manner.

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
  • Accounting qualification and experience desirable
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Outstanding communication, interpersonal and customer service skills are essential and previous experience working in a local government will be highly regarded.

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