Property Tax Clerk Full Time (Term 15 months) ID: 58704

Deadline Date: Open Until Filled 

Location: Sioux Lookout

Under the direction of the Municipal Treasurer, this position maintains general responsibility for administration of all property taxes and is responsible for completing year end audit papers and financial reports in relation to taxes. This position also has responsibility for maintenance of the 911 Database and other projects and tasks as assigned.

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 Sioux Lookout
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 Main duties will include: 
Maintain all property and taxation files and records, including ownership changes.
Prepare and issue interim, final, capping and supplementary tax billings. ï‚· Completion of year end audit papers and financial reports related to taxation. 
Calculate tax adjustments, School Board transfer payments, interest and penalties. 
Administer and prepare tax certificates preparation process. 
Maintain outstanding accounts including collection and referral to tax sales.
Maintain all tax related GL accounts, including balancing and reconciliation.
Annually review the assessment roll for (a) comparison purposes to the previous year and (b) review of residential NS (no support) properties. ï‚· Update related information in the computerized tax accounting system.
Assist with telephone and online banking inquiries.
Assist in the account reconciliation and analysis as directed by the Treasurer, including Property Tax Receivables on an ongoing basis.
Is the formal backup for the Sewer, Water and Cashier positions. 
Responsible for maintain and making necessary changes to the 911 Database. 
Maintains and updates Parking Ticket Processor, prepares reports, enter parking tickets and prepares them for Plate Denial. Other related duties as assigned.
 Qualifications and experience:
Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
Post-secondary training in Accounting or Business Administration considered an asset. 
Knowledge and understanding of the related Provincial Acts and Regulations with respect to Property Taxation, Assessment and Collection. 
Familiarity of the Assessment Act and Municipal Act. 
Ability to complete the Ontario Municipal Tax Administration Program course is required. 
Minimum six (6) months to one (1) year of experience in the Municipal finance environment, preferably including experience in the municipal tax administrative environment.
 Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used for the purpose of job selection. Any queries relating to the collection of personal information should be directed to the Municipal Clerk. For additional information visit our website at The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is an equal opportunity employer.
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  Applications: To apply for this opportunity, you are invited to submit a detailed resume and cover letter in confidence to the undersigned. This posting will be advertised until filled. Human Resources Department Municipality of Sioux Lookout 25 Fifth Avenue, PO Box 158, Sioux Lookout ON P8T 1A4 E-mail: Tel: 807-737-2700 Fax: 807-737-8067 Website:

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 Human Resources Department
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 Human Resources Department
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 Municipality of Sioux Lookout
 Sioux Lookout
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