This position is responsible for the application of the annual tax levy and penalties, assessment changes (305), tax receivable maintenance, Insurance, Asset management Data update, Property insurance, and other County accounts receivable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Application of the annual tax rates to assessments to provide the tax levy and distribution. Responsible to apply the penalties as outlined in our annual mill rate bylaw. Also responsible for the maintenance of the tax accounts including any adjustments (such as assessment changes 305 changes)
  • Maintains a current listing of grazing leases. Responsible for billing and other notification to permit/lease holders.
  • Assist in year-end Financial Statement preparations and annual audit, and budget.
  • Balance Assessment Trial Balance
  • Responsible for maintaining Assessment Roll office filing system, preparation of the Assessment/Tax notices.
  • Assist in ensuring insurance premium distribution, claims, and registrations are processed.
  • Financial tracking and compliance reports
  • Lead special projects as required (financial, data and information management, records management, etc.)
  • Implement approved policies, plans, and programs for Corporate Services.
  • Timely processing of property tax/assessment notices meeting all relevant legislation.
  • Assist the public and ratepayers with inquiries and concerns.
  • Establish and maintain positive and constructive relations with the public and all contacts encountered on the job.
  • Conduct all legislative requirements for Tax Forfeiture.
  • Answer telephone as required and respond/direct enquiries to appropriate personnel.
  • Timely processing of assessments from the province and our local assessor.
  • Meet all advertising deadlines.
  • Research for various projects, compile information, conduct surveys, review best practices, and provide recommendations as needed.
  • Prepare written reports, documents, Council agenda items, applications etc.

As a member of the Corporate Services Department, you will be working as a team to provide timely and accurate information to the public regarding finance information.  You are an ideal candidate for this position if you are a dynamic, self-motivated individual, capable of working in a fast-paced environment.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent. Preference will be given to the applicant with a diploma in Finance, or equivalent.
  • Exceptional communication, teamwork, and customer service skills.
  • Above average telephone reception skills.
  • Strong computer software knowledge (Word, Excel, Windows, E-mailing).
  • Maintain filing system.
  • Knowledge of Tax Recovery Legislation
  • Ability to conform to general office performance expectations.
  • Other programs used in position include Diamond/Great Plains. Prior knowledge of those programs would be an asset.
  • Ability to conform to general office performance expectations.

 

Please send resumes in confidence to: Mir Ali, Director of Corporate Services at dcs@birchhillscounty.com

Applications will be accepted until suitable qualified candidates are selected. Birch Hills County would like to thank all those interested in the positions. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.