Revenues Officer (Business Rates)
Trafford Council
Job id 4666

North Wales and North West
Salary £23,893 - £28,770 Career Graded Post

Closing Date 30th of June 2024


Job Title –                Revenues Officer    

Employer –              Trafford Council

Location –                Hybrid/Waterside Plaza, Sale Waterside, Sale M33 7ZF

Salary range –         Career Graded Post £23,893 - £28,770

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Job category –          Customer and Public Services  

Job Type –                  Customer Service

Working Pattern –   Full Time

Working hours –      36.25 (Monday to Friday)


Many of our colleagues have the opportunity to work from home for one or more days a week and/or they flex the hours they work. We call this SMART working and it gives you the option to flex your days and hours so you can fit your work around your life and life around your work.  


Contract type –              

Application deadline –  30th June 2024 23:59     

Interview date –               TBC  

Interview type –               In person


About the Role

Trafford Council are looking to recruit a Revenues Officer within the Exchequer Services department. The role sits within the Business Rates Team who are responsible for billing, collection and recovering monies owed to the Council in respect of business rates.

The successful candidate will have experience in similar roles or a financial background as per the role profile which is attached. An understanding of business rates would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be provided.

Anyone wishing to be considered for this post needs to complete the application which should clearly detail how you meet the job requirements.

About you

Your style and approach will reflect our values and behaviours: you will be committed to continually learning & improving the way you do things to ensure effective outcomes; valuing and respecting others’ contribution, you will work together to deliver service; you will take ownership of your actions and strive to getting things right first time and learn from when things do go wrong; you will enjoy taking personal responsibility to resolve issues and change what you do and how you do it to make a difference.

You will also keep up to date with the relevant regulations, policy and legislation.

About us

Trafford Council and its partners in the public, private and third sectors have a Vision which sees us working together to close inequality gaps and maximise Trafford’s huge potential.

Our vision: Trafford – where all our residents, businesses and communities prosper

Trafford is a lively, prosperous place to put down roots and build a career. The council and Trafford schools employ around 8,000 people, who are central to making the area great. In return for their commitment, the council offers its employees development opportunities, as well as a fair and flexible workplace. The council is a Living Wage Employer.

Trafford really is a great place to work. We’re keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours that can help us ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do.

We recognise that having a diverse workforce is essential to bringing fresh ideas and perspectives to our Council, so we particularly welcome applications from minority, marginalised and diverse groups, and we in turn promise a fair and unbiased recruitment process.


Additional Information

Flexibility will be required to work outside core hours to accommodate telephone contact to the business rates team (operated on a Rota system)

A DBS check will be required

You will have flexibility in terms of hybrid working at home and in the office



For an informal discussion, or to find out more about the role, please email or call Paul Kelly on 0161 912 4738.



About the benefits

You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. You will have the opportunity to work and grow in a people-centred and values based organisation that promotes a positive permission culture. Your opinions matter so you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things here at Trafford. 


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