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QAD Insolvency Reviewer

England, Birmingham, West Midlands / Greater Manchester, England, Manchester
Up to GBP82000 per annum
Closing date
19 Oct 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£80,000 - £90,000
Contract type
Full Time
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ICAEW Insolvency Reviewer

Home based with National Travel

£82,000 + £6,000 car allowance

Now is a great time to be considering a move to ICAEW, following the government's recent announcement that ICAEW and the other three RPBs will continue to have oversight of the profession; join our insolvency monitoring team to help us deliver transformational change to the regulatory framework.

Our insolvency reviewer role is a JIEB qualified position within ICAEW's Quality Assurance Department (QAD), and the successful candidate will have practical experience of working on a range of insolvency cases. You will work as part of a team of individuals dedicated to upholding quality and working to high standards.

The core part of the role involves visiting ICAEW licensed insolvency practitioners (IPs). Reviewers spend most of their time with our IPs, carrying out insolvency reviews.

A typical insolvency review includes understanding the IP's systems and processes for delivering their insolvency work, as well as the review of individual case files and assessing the quality of their work. Findings are summarised onsite and discussed with the IP at the end of the visit. We also conduct monitoring reviews in other areas, including Practice Assurance and DPB (Investment Business). Our reviewers see the visit through from start to finish and are empowered to conclude visits with a range of possible outcomes.

Our reviewers are based at home. We build time at home into a reviewer's schedule for you to plan upcoming reviews and to conclude recent ones. There is no expectation or requirement to go into an office when not performing on-site reviews. Our reviewers have control over the completion of their reviews without the hassle of relying on anyone else and no-surprises from unexpected client deadlines. So, if you like the idea of task-driven project work, and are motivated by getting the job done, this could be the role for you.

With our culture driven by consultation and collaboration, there is always help on hand, and a key part of the role of our management team is to be available for reviewers during their reviews to assist with any technical or other issues. Our induction training programme is second to none, designed to convert current insolvency staff into reviewers, teach any unfamiliar areas (eg, Practice Assurance) and to give new reviewers the confidence to carry out reviews on their own through shadowing other reviewers and continued support from the rest of the team.

Our reviewers really value the variety offered by the role. From working with the most senior partners in the largest firms through to sole practitioners, no day is the same. On top of this, our team is involved in delivering work under third party contracts, both in the UK and overseas, as well as other ad-hoc project work.

If you're interested in this opportunity, please click apply today.


There are more than 1.8m chartered accountants and students around the world and 189,500 of them are members and students of ICAEW. They are talented, ethical and committed professionals, which is why all of the top 100 Global Brands employ chartered accountants.*

ICAEW promotes inclusivity, diversity and fairness. We attract talented individuals into the profession and give them the skills and values they need to build resilient businesses, economies and societies, while ensuring our planet's resources are managed sustainably.

Founded in 1880, we have a long history of serving the public interest and we continue to work with governments, regulators and business leaders around the world. And, as an improvement regulator, we supervise and monitor over 12,000 firms, holding them, and all ICAEW members and students, to the highest standards of professional competency and conduct.

ICAEW is proud to be part of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, a global network of 750,000 members across 190 countries, which promotes the expertise and skills of chartered accountants on a global basis.

We believe that chartered accountancy can be a force for positive change. By sharing our insight, expertise and understanding we can help to create strong economies and a sustainable future for all.

*CAW, 2020 - Interbrand, Best Global Brands 2019

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