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Insolvency Case Administrator

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives.
There really is a place for you here.

The Team KPMG LLP's national restructuring practice has over 470 staff in 25 offices around the UK. Over 80 of those work across the three Scottish offices. We provide two distinct types of service: restructuring advice to companies who are under performing or experiencing liquidity problems; and recovery advice and assistance to insolvent companies, their creditors and other stakeholders. The Role As a case administrator in a team focusing solely on Corporate Insolvencies you will be responsible for a portfolio of cases dealing predominantly with statutory and technical aspects of the insolvency process.

This is a client facing role in a lively, stimulating and busy environment working under pressure and to deadlines. You will report to the managers responsible for each particular liquidation, administration or receivership.

The role will be based in our Aberdeen office.

Work alongside case managers and engagement leaders to provide support on Corporate insolvency engagements from pre-appointment planning to closure;
Ownership of a portfolio of cases, with responsibility for proactive case progression, statutory compliance and ensuring all correspondence is responded to and queries dealt with effectively;
Work with client and KPMG staff to identify, ingather, and safeguard assets and thereafter realise these for maximum value;
Investigate the conduct of directors and understand the reasons for insolvency;
Produce correspondence, minutes, file notes, emails, schedules and analysis;
Interact with the appointees, appointers, directors, creditors, employees; other relevant stakeholders and third party agents;
Assist the case manager or senior administrators with statutory and other reports;
Participate in business development events and proactively develop an internal and external network of contacts and work providers; and
Attend to any other administrative task required by the role.

The Person:
Qualifications & Skills
4 Highers/equivalent including Maths and English (B grade minimum)
A University degree (2.1 minimum)
2 references available on request
Knowledge & Experience:
You will be interested in a career in insolvency and advisory related matters with a willingness to learn quickly and operate as part of a team;
You have an interest in commercial and financial matters and are able to demonstrate practical common sense;
You will consistently demonstrate a professional manner;
You will have good time management and organisational skills together with the ability to prioritise tasks to ensure that deadlines are met;
You are committed, enthusiastic, proactive, conscientious and are able to produce high quality, detailed and accurate work;
You will have strong analytical skills;
You will be an outgoing person with good people and communication skills, able to confidently and articulately deal with all parties in what can sometimes be difficult situations;
You will have the ability to work innovatively and “self-start”, either individually or as part of a team;
You will have the ability to assess the various alternatives for dealing with specific case issues and present suggestions to the case manager;
You will be willing to participate in business development activities;
You will be willing to travel and work from our Edinburgh office and client sites as required from time to time.

You will have the following technical skills:
Outlook (basic level);
A good knowledge of Excel and Word; and
A high standard of letter writing.

At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career.

We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.
We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people.

We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly Equal Opportunities employer.

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