Supervisor, Revenue / Tax Collector

finance & treasury business & economic development
Posted On: Mar 6, 2019
Closing Date: Mar 26, 2019
Supervisor, Revenue / Tax Collector
Full Time Permanent
35 Hours Per Week

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Services, The Supervisor of Revenue/Tax Collector plays a vital role within the organization and is responsible for the primary revenue streams necessary to sustain the Town’s operations. Working within statutory requirements, as prescribed by various acts, this position oversees a dedicated team delivering the efficient, effective and timely billing, receivable and collection activities for property taxation, utility, and miscellaneous revenue streams.
  • Completion of a multi-year College Diploma in Accounting, Finance, or related disciple is required. University degree in Business, Finance, or related discipline is preferred.
  • Completion of Municipal Tax Administration Program (MTAP) through Ontario Municipal Tax and Revenue Association is required.
  • Certified Municipal Revenue Professional (CMRP) designation through Ontario Municipal Tax and Revenue Association is preferred.
  • Designation from Institute of Municipal Assessors is preferred.
  • Four to Five years of related experience, including at least one year of supervisory experience is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate technical information to broad audience i.e. public, internal staff, other agencies, etc.
  • Ability to negotiate special payment terms, dispute resolution, tax adjustments, etc.
  • Good written skills to assist with communications, reporting, and policy development.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains “Diamond” modules and Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of Provincial legislation and regulations, including but not limited to the Municipal Act, Assessment Act, Assessment Review Board Act, etc.
  • Familiarity with relevant public-sector accounting standards and practices.
  • Ability to interpret related legislation and policy changes and implement accordingly.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and multi-task skills to achieve deadlines and objectives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Analytical curiosity, solid problem-solving skills and judgment to resolve issues and provide options or recommendations as required.
  • Ability to transform data into meaningful information and reports.
The successful candidate must have the ability to align with established goals and objectives and is able to create/follow plans and processes accordingly to deliver task and goal completion to a high standard. The successful candidate will provide clear direction and open communication with employees and address employee issues promptly, objectively and respectfully. The Town of New Tecumseth values progressive ideas and actions; the successful candidate will have proven ability to embrace change, be resourceful and to seek new ideas and creativity to maximize effectiveness to provide high quality citizen-centred services to our community.
Salary Range: $ 72,763.60 - $ 90,963.60
Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to no later than 4:30 pm on March 26, 2019.
Please quote job #2019-30 in the subject line of your email.
We thank you for your interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Town of New Tecumseth is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free
recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if
you require accommodation.