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Client and Engagement Acceptance Administrator

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID135840BR
Job TitleClient and Engagement Acceptance Administrator
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionDeal Advisory
Service LineRestructuring
Service Line InformationIn Restructuring our clients and wider stakeholders vary considerably and include corporates (from mid-market to blue-chip), lawyers, hedge funds, lenders, PE houses, and public sector organisations.

Our service offerings develop in line with market demands and include advice on:
- Insolvency - both execution and advisory
- Exit planning and implementation
- Cash management - both crisis and strategic
- Lender advisory
- Corporate financial restructuring
- Operational restructuring, including turnaround, planning and implementation
- Impaired loan advisory services
- Chief restructuring officers
- Insurance solutions - insolvency services aimed exclusively at insurance companies.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionJob Summary:

KPMG’s North Restructuring team are looking for a specialist Client and Engagement Acceptance Administrator to join their team.
The team of trusted advisors offer a full range of services to stressed and distressed businesses, ranging from formal insolvency through to advising profitable businesses on enhancing value and solving issues.
This role is an administrative support role to the team and involves undertaking and processing all aspects of the Client and Engagement Acceptance procedures, supporting our managers and engagement leaders in setting up new work opportunities.
The North team where the vacancy exists is made up of approximately 80 people, led by 2 partners and a team of directors.
The work services a full spectrum of businesses from small owner managed concerns through to large multinationals, and the region covered by the team extends across the North West and North East and into North Wales.
The job involves the administration of all new work opportunities within the region, liaising regularly with staff across the team and the various risk and new client processing teams across the KPMG practice.
This role would be office based with Leeds the preferred location. Manchester or Newcastle offices could also be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

- Responsibility for undertaking conflicts and compliance checks and maintaining relevant documentation on the Worksite system.
- Submitting all Sentinel (conflict checking system) requests, following review by managers and engagement leaders, and notifying teams of responses.
- Set up new clients and opportunities on the SAP system, also including existing client continuance, and submitting these for manager and engagement leader review.
- Liaising with the Finance team to ensure new engagements are established once approved.
- Responsibility for maintaining the new work tracker and extracting information as per requirements.
- Answering queries on processes and keeping the relevant members of the team appraised on progress of their assignments.

Key skills and competencies required:

- Highly organised and an ability to prioritise effectively.
- Have flexibility to be able to respond to sudden and sharp changes in workload.
- Common sense and an eye for detail/accuracy.
- Knowledge of SAP, IPS, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook software is beneficial – developing skills within KPMG and specific Restructuring bespoke applications will also be required.
- Excellent communication skills.
- The confidence and ability to liaise with and challenge more senior staff regularly.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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