Business Rating- Associate Director- West Midlands

  • Job Reference: BBBH8814
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £40,000 to £57,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus car allowance and benefits
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Amelia Messenger

Job Description

Are you looking for a senior position in the Business Rates profession?

Do you want to grow your career with a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world?

Location: Birmingham/ Nottingham

Position Title: Business Rates Associate Director

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a sociable team in a newly refurbished and collaborative office space in the centre of Birmingham or Nottingham. You will play a crucial role in providing an excellent level of service to our current clients while working closely with other departments.

What's in it for you?

  • A role that is part of the significant growth plans of a globally recognized professional services firm
  • Autonomy within the role supported at Partner level to ensure the highest level of professional standards
  • Opportunity to approach new clients, grow the business and raise your profile within the company
  • A structured career path for promotion to develop skills base and increased level of responsibility
  • Open, supportive and inclusive culture within the team and wider business. This includes work life balance, health and wellbeing and training and development

What we need from you:

  • A good understanding of the complexities of calculating rate liabilities together with rating appeal and rate relief application processes in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Eire and the Channel Islands
  • Working knowledge of business rate legislation and case law and able to explain this clearly to clients and junior colleagues
  • A complete understanding of the functions of the Client Monies Service and the requirements of RICS Rule 8 Protecting Client Money
  • Proficient in use of desktop software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Able to apply intermediate formulas to manipulate data

Qualifications:

  • IRRV Qualified (Level 3 minimum) and evidence of CPD

Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • Good interpersonal skills in dealings with clients and colleagues and able to present themselves well in meetings
  • Excellent negotiating and reasoning skills when dealing with billing authorities, utilising knowledge of business rate legislation and case law to support their requests
  • Understanding of the importance of accuracy, timeliness and presentation in client reporting
  • Sound financial and numeracy skills which demonstrate accuracy and financial priority
  • Proficient in use of desktop software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Able to apply intermediate formulas to manipulate data

Your application will be dealt with in the strictest confidence by Amelia Messenger. Please contact Amelia directly on 07586 673981 or alternatively send your CV (at this stage do not worry if it's not up-to-date) directly to Amelia@beachbaker.co.uk, and for many more property jobs please visit our website www.beachbaker.co.uk