Insolvency Administrator | Senior Insolvency Administrator       


£18 - £28k

Do you have at least 1 years' experience as an insolvency administrator based in a private practice?   

Our independent Leeds based business recovery and insolvency practice client is looking to recruit an experienced Insolvency Administrator or Senior Administrator to join their growing team to work on a variety of corporate and persona insolvency 

Our clients are a thriving firm of business recovery specialists and licensed insolvency practitioners, based in Leeds City Centre. Their ethos is to find the best solution for all parties and promote continuity of business and employment, whilst offering an excellent service at a reasonable cost.

Most of their work is referred by accountants, with who they hold strong relationships built upon trust and confidence.

The business has grown organically by being great at what they do and as a result of this our client is looking for a confident, enthusiastic, outgoing individual to compliment their existing team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • To manage a mixed case load of formal insolvency appointments, in addition to assisting others within the team
  • Administer insolvency cases, from initial advice through to case closure, with exposure to all aspects of insolvency, including Administrations, CVLs, MVLs, Compulsory Liquidations, CVAs, IVAs and Bankruptcies
  • Address and adjudicate creditors’ claims, including retention of title, secured, preferential and unsecured claims
  • Reporting to secured creditors
  • Assist team in continuing to trading on site where required
  • Prepare associated documentation for statutory meetings/decision procedures
  • Assisting employees with making claims and liaising with the redundancy payments service
  • Deal with day to day correspondence, including non-standard correspondence
  • Carrying out statutory investigations, and pursuing antecedent transactions
  • Completing appropriate banking and cheque request forms in order to ensure that estate monies are handled and dealt with correctly
  • Completing VAT, RTI and Corporation tax returns
  • Adhere to statutory compliance and current legislation, including SIPS
  • Maintain and update IPS case diaries
  • Prepare directors disqualification returns
  • Liaise with professional agents, solicitors and accountants
  • Prepare supporting documents for sale contracts
  • Update and maintain case checklists
  • Attend and assist at meetings both in and out of the office when required
  • Participate in internal and external marketing events as required
  • Delegate work to, and provide ongoing training and support to junior staff

Reporting, relationships & management

  • Support other staff, including training and delegation to assistants
  • Assist other case administrators
  • Report on progress of cases to IP

Qualifications & experience

  • Working towards a professional qualification such as AAT or qualified
  • Working towards or achieved CPI qualification
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working in the insolvency profession, on formal insolvency appointments
  • Knowledge of the new Insolvency Rules 2016 is preferable, though not essential
  • Drivers licence is preferable, though not essential

Technical, training & skill levels

  • Good IT skills including experience in using Excel, Word & IPS
  • Takes pride in maintaining high professional standards of conduct and practice
  • Self-motivated to keep up to date with changes in best practice and legislation
  • The ability to organise and manage time efficiently and effectively whilst being flexible
  • The ability to anticipate and communicate problems to others in the team
  • Confident and good communication skills
  • A professional manner including good interpersonal, telephone and letter writing skills
  • Takes responsibility for work tasks and quality, managing own workload and deadlines
  • Keeps director updated on progress and highlights potential issues
  • Shows enthusiasm and commitment to undertaking tasks as required and in particular in seeing tasks through to completion
  • Builds understanding of the firm and its services

Benefits and perks!

  • Parking is available if required
  • Friendly team and positive working environment
  • Regular social activities / dress down days
  • Formal and informal training available
  • Discretionary bonus available at year end
  • Company pension scheme
A competitive salary of £18k - £28k pa which is negotiable subject to experience and qualifications.

If you are interested in the above opportunity then please contact us in the strictest confidence quoting the job reference/title