Revenues and Benefits Officer
£19,312 - £21,748
Full time – Temporary 18-month contract
Location: Stopford House, Stockport (Currently working from home)
Stockport Council’s Revenues and Benefits department is a fast paced and interesting place to work. The successful candidate will be working within an ambitious team providing an important service to the residents and businesses of Stockport.
The Council is committed to staff development, providing numerous training opportunities as well as career progression.
You will be required to maintain Council Tax, Business Rates and Business Improvement District (BID) accounts. This work will involve liaising with internal and external account holders and organisations to ensure that accounts are kept up to date, whilst maintaining a high standard of customer service.
If you don’t have any knowledge of these areas, we will help you to develop the skills and experience you already have with our internally delivered full training package. We also welcome applications from people who have worked in similar data processing roles, for example within the Civil Service, tax, insurance, banking or debt agency industry.
You will have the following attributes:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability and confidence to deal with a wide range of customers and work well with other team members and services
• Effective organisational skills
• Ability to work accurately to deadline
• Ability to work flexibly to support the team’s core work and other objectives
• Experience of using office I.T applications including Microsoft Office.
Due to current COVID19 restrictions the recruitment and selection process will take place remotely. Once in post, the successful candidates will be provided with full training and support which may also be delivered virtually.
Previous applicants need not apply.
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