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Restructuring Services - Insolvency Associate - Leeds

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
Leeds, Manchester, North Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 591583452

Job description

Who we are looking for:
Opportunity for Insolvency Associate with some prior experience to join the Insolvency Management Team
("IMT") in Leeds

The IMT is part of the Business Recovery Services (BRS) business. This role will primarily be office-based at Central
Square, 29 Wellington Street, Leeds and will involve supporting senior associates, managers and senior managers
in corporate insolvency portfolio management, dealing with a variety of issues on insolvency cases, driving case
progression, and achieving statutory and regulatory compliance.

About the role

The IMT has played a significant role in many of the major insolvencies in the last decade and is currently actively
involved with a range of different and in some instances high profile cases. The role offers an opportunity to learn
and broaden an individual's experience and skills, working in an ever evolving insolvency landscape.

The ideal candidate will already have some experience of working on insolvency cases. They show initiative, a
willingness to learn, good attention to detail, be proactive and be able to identify risk issues. They will have excellent
numeracy, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will also need to be
flexible, as well as being a self-starter and adaptable to change.

The successful candidate would be assigned to one of the three teams forming the Leeds IMT and work on a variety
of aspects of corporate insolvency cases and support the wider team in achieving 100% compliance with legislation,
professional regulations and internal procedures.

The work is full time and primarily office-based, although the successful candidate may need to attend external
meetings, residential training courses and trading sites at short notice. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility in
terms of working extra hours and staying away will be required.

There will also be opportunities to become involved in achieving the objectives of the wider department, such as
having an involvement in other projects and training initiatives.

  • Previous insolvency experience desirable but not essential
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Willingness to learn and question

Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.
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