Income & Awards Business Manager

Recruiter
REED
Location
Solihull
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Ref
1926419642
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We are urgently seeking an experienced and skilled Income & Awards Business Manager for a 3 - 6 month contract for a local government client.

The Income & Awards Business Manager will provide business management expertise for the Council’s Income & Awards division (who are responsible for the billing and collection of Council Tax, Business Rates, Sundry Income and the assessment of Housing Benefit, Local Council Tax Reduction and financial assessments for adult social care and children’s services). They will ensure processes are customer focussed, efficient and achieve the performance measures agreed for the division.

They will ensure that the Council’s statutory obligations regarding the delivery of the Income & Awards service are met and that policies and procedures are in place to achieve these obligations.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:
  • Strong legislative knowledge of income and/or awards functions at an operational level - essential
  • IRRV or demonstrable equivalent knowledge of Revenue/ Benefits Legislation
  • ESSENTIAL is recent strategic experience in Revs and Benefits in Local Government
  • Demonstrate excellent legislative knowledge of income and/or awards functions at an operational level.
  • Ability to hit the ground running in terms of assisting with various government initiatives as a result of Covid (e.g. Business Grants)