General Revenue Clerk (Bilingual)

  • Company:
    City of Thunder Bay
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Admin / Office

General Information:As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE: It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics. Do not include:PhotosAny certificates that have photo identificationDriver’s licencesPolice records checksNote: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Divisionshould you be the successful applicant.If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant. Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.ACCOMMODATION: Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Supervisor, responds to customer enquiries, performs billing, account maintenance, and payment processing functions, and performs general clerical duties.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:Performs maintenance of Provincial land tax billing systems.Provides excellent customer service in responding to phone, mail and in person enquiries.Performs payment processing functions, including account updating, balancing, processing, and reconciling.Maintains payment programs for pre-authorized and mortgage accounts.Issues tax certificates.Performs account adjustments, journal entries, and account reconciliations as required.Follows-up and redirects returned mail.Liaises with Provincial and internal departments, property taxpayers and outside bodies as required.Prepares statistical data for monthly and yearly reporting.Performs general office duties as required.Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Experience:Secondary school graduation; andPost-secondary courses in accounting; or Equivalent combination of education and experienceSkills/Abilities:Must have proficient written/oral communication skillsMust be proficient in French written/oral language skills at an advanced level, as per Ontario Public Service StandardMust be able to converse with the public in a courteous and tactful mannerMust be at an intermediate skill level in word processing and spreadsheet software and must possess basic on-line data entryCONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:Must undergo a successful police records check, Type 1