Senior Insolvency Administrator

Job Title: Senior Insolvency Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 19-12-18
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Job Published: January 13, 2020 15:28

Job Description

The main purpose of this role is to take responsibility for a portfolio of more complex insolvency cases both corporate and personal. You will be required to manage your portfolio of cases with minimal supervision and assist more junior members of staff with their work.

Cases include:

  • Creditors’ Voluntary Members’
  • Voluntary Liquidation
  • Compulsory Liquidation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Administration (trading and non-trading)
  • Company Voluntary Arrangements and Individual Voluntary Arrangement


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing case delivery including pre-appointment, case progression and closure
  • Ensuring all aspects of casework are completed in a timely manner and to a good standard
  • Ensuring all statutory and other deadlines are met
  • Reporting case progress and recommendations to management
  • Investigations into directors and debtors conduct
  • Dealing with creditor claims
  • Understanding the key commercial aspects of the insolvent cases
  • Liaising with directors and employees both pre and post appointment
  • Liaising with solicitors on specific legal issues arising on cases
  • Reporting case progress, recommendations and areas of risk to management
  • Investigations into directors and debtors conduct including criminal investigations
  • Investigations into directors and debtors conduct
  • Managing asset valuations and realisations
  • Dealing with claims and queries from creditors and declaring dividends
  • Attending meetings with creditors and shareholders and accompanying IP to initial meetings
  • Identifying and managing asset realisations and potential issues to be brought to the Office Holders attention
  • Liaising and corresponding with all stakeholders on cases
  • Managing job WIP, billing and budgets on cases
  • Preparation of all statutory documentation and reports
  • Attending interviews with directors, bankrupts and other relevant parties
  • Assist with the firm’s marketing activities as and when required
  • As you progress within the role your duties will become more delegation based, preparing you to move into management.


Knowledge Skills and Experience

  • Insolvency experience in a similar role essential
  • ACA/ACCA or CPI/ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency Qualification essential
  • Studying towards or considering JIEB desirable but not essential
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and as a part of a team
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office and Outlook and time management system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills