Data Analyst – Rates

City of Adelaide

About the job

  • A workplace of positive people and ideas
  • A brilliant city, an exciting lifestyle
  • Full Time, Permanent Opportunity

About the Opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the team to deliver the annual valuation and rating for the Annual Business Plan and Budget by completing data analysis, including the preparation and review of valuation and rating data reports to identify variances and trends to support decision making and financial planning. You will also reconcile the valuation and rates systems to maintain data integrity, provide maintenance of databases for rating, and resolve basic valuation and rating issues.

This is a great opportunity to help enable our organisation and our city to thrive.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The willingness to question basic assumptions about work and how it gets done, identifying underlying principles, root causes, and facts by breaking down information and data and their implications, and drawing conclusions based on their analyses.
  • Experience in challenging established thinking, processes, or protocols with company success in mind, explores better ways.
  • Experience in quickly and systematically analysing the root cause of work-related problems before taking corrective action.
  • Experience recognising and communicating the implications of data/information.

About Us

Located in the geographic heart of Kaurna Country, the city of Adelaide celebrates its cultural heritage, unique natural surrounds and structures its footprint in a way that allows it to adapt to the changing needs of the community and a dynamic global landscape. As the 3rd most liveable city in the world, our focus is on our community’s wellbeing and quality of life – investing in city improvements and on future planning, so we continue to design a liveable city where future generations can continue to live authentic and meaningful lives. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and be a bigger part of our amazing city!

The Finance & Procurement Team ensures that public resources are effectively managed to enable the delivery of Council’s priorities and strategic plans, funding a long-term financially sustainable approach to governance, and creating significant public value through its sustainable procurement practices.

At the City of Adelaide, we thrive in an environment that is welcoming, inclusive and safe, and celebrates difference. We value and embrace our diverse perspectives and recognise the value diversity has in fuelling innovation and enabling brilliant experiences for our diverse community.

For Further Enquiries & How to Apply

Please submit a Resume and a Cover Letter expressing the skills, experience and qualities you can bring to this position addressed to David Burgess, Team Leader, Rates & Receivables.

Please review the position description prior to submitting an application by following the prompts to apply.

Please be advised this is a full-time, permanent opportunity with a starting salary at the Level 5 Classification commencing at $83,777 + 10% superannuation.

As part of the recruitment process candidates will be required to undertake a National Police Check.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, and people living with disability to apply.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

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