Insolvency Manager

Job Title: Insolvency Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Reference: NTXUX402083
Contact Name: Brendan Mare
Job Published: August 02, 2019 10:04

Job Description

About Us: 

Our focus at Menzies is providing a #BrighterThinking approach, going the extra mile to keep clients on-track to achieve their personal and business objectives. As a leading UK accountancy & advisory firm we have a passion for advising entrepreneurs and SMEs through our sector-led teams.

#BrighterThinking is how we sum up the difference we make, as a firm, to our clients and in the way we hire and develop talent in Menzies. It’s finance and accounting expertise, combined with strategic commercial thinking and a promise to add real value across all areas of our client’s businesses.

Menzies Offer:

Come and work for a recognized employer of choice, where we can offer you a dynamic and rewarding environment with exposure to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors. Our package and benefits are very competitive and work life balance is part of our company culture, we have office locations in London, Surrey, Hampshire and Cardiff and we are a strong believer in developing our staff throughout their career:

  • Salary between £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement a year (plus bank holidays)
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Employer contribution & matching pension scheme
  • Flexible working policy 
  • Each office location has agreements with local businesses which offer great discounts
  • Learning and Development opportunities throughout your Menzies career
  • CSR Program & Social Events - each office will be involved in various charity and sporting activities to help raise the brand profile and give back to the local community
  • Employee Assistance Program - our EAP is available for all Menzies employees. As well as being a confidential support line, it also offers practical financial and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential.

The Opportunity:

Based in the Menzies LLP central London office and working with a tight-knit team, the role of Insolvency Manager involves being responsible for management of the insolvency team in London.   Having a working knowledge of the insolvency legislation that requires light-touch guidance from a partner or director, the role will require the Insolvency Manager to guide and assist the team in their efforts to manage their case load.

The Insolvency Manager will demonstrate excellent time management skills with an ability to prioritise and ensure that others meet the business requirements.

The role may also entail some level of business development activities and the Insolvency Manager may be encouraged to develop or continue to develop existing or prospective clients.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Managing the team including assisting with appraisals
  • Ensuring the team meet internal and statutory deadlines and manage their cases effectively
  • Case management and progress in corroboration with other team members
  • Communicating with key stakeholders, including: bankrupts, directors, shareholders and employees
  • Assisting the team with case strategy and holding regular portfolio review meetings
  • Providing training to the team where appropriate
  • Reviewing of the output of the team
  • Internal financial case management such as WIP reviews, controls together with strategic case billing
  • Active involvement in business development activity
  • Providing support and assistance to team members and partners when required
  • Carrying out investigations

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK without any restrictions.
  • Must fit with our 'BRIGHT' values!
  • Must have current & relevant Insolvency experience at the appropriate level for this position
  • Be familiar with all common Microsoft programs and eventually become fluent with bespoke software systems
  • Being proficient with IPS is an advantage
  • Qualified through experience and/or qualified as ACCA/ACA/AAT/JIEB
  • Excellent time management skills

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the required skills and attributes to be our new Insolvency Manager then apply online ASAP.