I am working with a local authority based in London that is looking for a Revenues and Benefits Officer to join their team.
Day-to-day administration of Council Tax billing and benefits processes, whilst seeking to promote efficiency and continuous improvement.
Interpretation of Council Tax and Benefits legislation, ensuring that processes and decisions apply in accordance with law and policy guidelines.
Administer the Local Council Tax Support Scheme in accordance with local policy and guidelines.
Make decisions in respect of Council Tax liability, exemptions, discounts, reliefs and Housing Benefit entitlement and that notices are issued in a timely manner, referring any matters of doubt to a Senior Billing and Benefits officer.
Ensure the accuracy of the property and taxpayer database, including Housing Benefits and LCTS data, by updating the IT systems and agreeing totals to Valuation Office Agency where appropriate.
Undertake enquiries to identify exemptions, discounts and reliefs from council tax and evaluate household details relating to Housing Benefit / Local Council Support claims, carrying out detailed assessments of income, capital and other resources relating to entitlement
Knowledge of NEC/Northgate benefits system is desirable
Job Type: Temporary
Contract length: 4 months
Rate: £22ph umbrella
If you are interested in this role please reply to this email with your CV or call 0121 726 2680
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