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Revenues Officer - Walthamstow

Job Title: Revenues Officer - Walthamstow
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Walthamstow
Salary: £20 per hour
REF: PM603500
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Revenues Officer – Walthamstow (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £20.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

To play a major role within the Revenues Team responsible for the billing collection and recovery of Council Tax and Business Rates of approximately £147 million per annum. To be committed to excellence in Revenue collection and high standards of customer care.


  • To deal with customer correspondence and enquiries in person, by email, by telephone or by letter, providing an excellent, polite and courteous service at all times.
  • Make decisions in respect of liabilities and reliefs, discounts and exemptions in accordance with law and policy guidelines, referring any matters of doubt to the Senior Revenues Officer.
  • To ensure that the maximum possible take up of, discounts, exemptions and reliefs are awarded to reduce liability of those entitled to them.
  • To assist the council’s representative at court if required.
  • To liaise and work with other Council departments and officers within Customer Services as and when necessary.
  • To liaise with outside organisations (Voluntary Organisations, Solicitors, Estate Agents, Landlords/Letting Agents, Housing Providers) and Government bodies (Department of Work and Pensions, HM Revenues & Customs) where appropriate when dealing with liability and collection of arrears.
  • Maintain knowledge of legislation, including debt collection, enforcement and insolvency law, ensuring that processes and decisions are applied in accordance with law and policy guidelines.
  • Work as part of a team to achieve collection targets and to provide effective Recovery action.
  • Prepare court lists and case notes in relation to recovery for Magistrates’ Court proceedings.
  • Liaise with enforcement agencies and monitor their actions to ensure they adhere to Council guidelines, and that payments are collected in accordance with Council policies and agreed contract.
  • Any other duties that may reasonably be requested by the Revenues and Benefits Manager.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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