rates officer in Southern Suburbs Perth

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southern suburbs perth, western australia
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government & defence
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david gibson, randstad
08 9320 1600
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job description

Client Details
Randstad are experts in Public Sector recruitment having partnered with Local, State and Federal Government entities for over 20 years. We really understand how to get the perfect match everytime! We really listen to our clients to understand their workforce challenges. Our Randstad Public Sector team recruits for a variety of contract positions - business support, accounting, finance, policy and communications. Our clients are on the look out for a full time Rates Officer.

The City requires a full time Rates Officer to ASAP for 3 months with possible extension. The position is located south of the river and will be based at the City’s main administration building. A well sought after employer, they offer their employees a great working environment.

The main objectives of the role are to:

  • Assisting with all aspects of negotiating, processing and compliance of rate payment arrangements including special payment arrangements
  • Have a financial background or training to complete such tasks such as Annual Direct Debit Review
  • Deal promptly, empathically and efficiently at all times with customers to meet their needs in accordance with the City’s customer service standards
  • Receiving and responding to rating and property enquires by phone, mail, email or in person
  • Processing of e-Rates registrations
  • Assisting with all aspects of negotiating, processing and compliance of rate payment arrangements including special payment arrangements
  • Creating, updating and maintaining the Name and Address register
  • Prepare statement of rates and orders and requisition, where necessary source information from departments with the City

As an ideal applicant, you will have;

  • Previous rates experience and knowledge in a Local Government environment
  • Proven ability to process and accurately maintain data and financial transactions
  • Excellent communication skills both face to face and over the telephone
  • Ability to handle difficult situations and ensure a resolution to any conflict
  • Knowledge of application of policies, regulations and statutory requirements of the Local Government and rating system
  • Knowledge of established work practices and procedures relevant to rating systems

The successful candidate will be rewarded with an excellent rate of pay, great working culture, on site parking and the potential for the contract to be extended for the right person.

If you are interested, apply now. For more information contact David Gibson at Randstad on 08 9320 1600.


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