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Insolvency Administrator, Taunton (BW-1672)

£18000 - £26000 plus excellent benefits
 

Are you an experienced Insolvency Administrator or someone keen to build a career in this field and looking for a new opportunity with a well-established Accountancy firm and a leading SW business?

We are delighted to be working with this key employer in the locality, who provide high-quality advice to over 5000 local and national businesses and individuals. Their values motivate their people to help businesses and individuals achieve their objectives:
 
· Creativity and innovative thinking allows them to explore solutions;
 
· Excellence in team work and communication enables tailored solutions to be made;
 
· Investment in training and development, creating opportunities to develop and progress; and a commitment to deliver results.
 
They have won an award in 2021 for being an “Outstanding Place to Work” in the South West.
 
Job Role
 
The role will comprise of the day-to-day administration of a mixed portfolio of mainly corporate but also personal insolvency cases. 
 
Key Accountabilities
 
Administrating a caseload of mixed insolvency cases from start to finish, you will be responsible for the following – 
 
  • Attending meetings and liaising with directors/shareholders, employees and creditors prior to appointment
  • Completing pre appointment checks
  • Extracting financial information from accounts and records 
  • Setting up and maintaining the case diary and management system
  • Preparing all paperwork, forms, reports and minutes in the prescribed format
  • Undertaking statutory filing and advertising in respect of appointments and throughout the case
  • Corresponding with all relevant stakeholders on appointment 
  • Attending the client’s premises to secure the assets and collect the books and records
  • Liaising with agents with regard to the sale of assets
  • Undertaking debt collection including liaising with debtors, directors and solicitors
  • Conducting investigations into the insolvent’s affairs using checklists
  • Processing creditor claims received including employee claims
  • Paying dividends to creditors/shareholders as appropriate 
  • Providing file notes with regard to important case decisions to the department manager or insolvency practitioner 
  • Completing cheque requests / remittance advices for processing by department cashier 
  • Reviewing the case and ensuring progression at all times 
  • Completing file review forms and job progress sheets on a timely basis throughout the case
  • Preparing VAT and corporation tax returns as required 
  • Preparing reports, fee estimates, estimated outcome statements and time/fee breakdowns during the life of the case
  • Where required, arranging the closure of cases and preparing final reports from standard templates
 
Desirable Experience & Skills
 
  • Some insolvency experience and working knowledge of the associated procedures, rules and regulations 
  • Excellent people skills 
  • The ability to write detailed letters and reports clearly and accurately 
  • Good numerical ability, A level Maths desirable
  • Self-sufficient and detail conscious
  • Motivated and with the desire to work in a team to maximise the performance of the department 
 
The Package:
 
  • Competitive basic salary based on skills, qualifications and experience
  • Attractive employee benefits package 
Location: 
Taunton
Employment type: 
Employed (Full Time)
Sector: 
Financial Planning
Reference Number: 
BW-1672