Tax & Utility Billing Coordinator – City of Abbotsford (Abbotsford, BC)

Tax & Utility Billing Coordinator

Finance, Legal & Legislative Services
CUPE, Full Time
J1120-1347

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.


The City of Abbotsford’s Finance, Legal and Legislative Services Department is looking for an experienced Tax & Utility Billing Coordinator to join their dynamic team. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Operations, you will be responsible for leading and coordinating the preparation, maintenance and collection of property tax and utility accounts.

Focused on customer service excellence, you will be responding to customer inquiries and liaising with various other government agencies. Considerable knowledge of collections practices and procedures with regard to BC homeowner grants, property tax deferment, and the annual tax sale is required.

In this challenging role, you will be responsible for the configuration, testing and operation of software programs and websites as they relate to property tax, utility billings, cash and point of sale transactions. Your strong communication and analytical skills are necessary as you prepare an array of statistics, reports and studies for use by various internal City departments. A knowledge of computer systems and operations related to collections and accounting systems and internal controls will guide your success in this position.

In order to be considered for this position you must have:

  • Grade 12 supplemented with a two-year diploma in Business Administration.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a Collections environment, performing cash receipting and customer account management using computer software applications.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $31.81 to $37.41.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Closing Date: December 11, 2020

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