Business Rates Specialist

  • Job Reference: 00000093-1
  • Date Posted: 8 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Hartley Resourcing
  • Location: Southampton
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £28,000 to £34,000
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Martin Wilson
  • Email:

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Business Rates / Tax Manager to join a local authority department. You will play a key role in the calculation and verification of business rates for companies based throughout the UK.  This role is working for a fantastic organisation with an enjoyable working environment, who offers great career opportunities. 


This role can offer flexible hours and also offer home based working. 


The Role

This is a busy role where you will be required to work to tight deadlines and work with detailed financial data.  Duties include:


  • Approving and coding rates against guidelines and databases
  • Taking ownership of key case loads of work.Delegating work where necessary
  • Assisting in carrying out audits of historic rata payments
  • Producing detailed system based reports
  • Resolving enquires relating to business rates
  • Conduct data audits and investigate problems which could impact on reporting


The Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this role, you need to have experience of business rates, council tax or tax calculations.  Any qualifications in this area would be a distinct advantage.  The ideal candidate will have a very high attention to detail and must enjoy working with large amounts of financial data.  Strong organisational and communications skills are also essential.   


Additional Information

This company offer an excellent working environment and there is lots of room to progress.