Personal Insolvency Administrator

Hays A&F
England, West Sussex, Gatwick
21 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Shabana Randall
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified

This role is responsible to designated senior group members on specific cases and Personal Insolvency Partner.

The purpose of this role is to take responsibility for own caseload and assist senior staff in performing larger and more complex cases while developing relevant technical knowledge through on-the-job experience and / or study.

This role is responsible to a designated senior group member on specific cases and ultimately to the Personal Insolvency Partner.

Members of the Personal Insolvency National stream specialise predominantly in bankruptcy assignments and will from time to time engage in voluntary arrangements and other personal insolvency advisory assignments.

Key Accountabilities

Competently discharge all duties and responsibilities of a case administrator, as required.

  • Initial case set up and develop strategy in respect of new assignments, for agreement by Manager / Partner.
  • Undertake investigations of debtor and third party to identify and evaluate assets.
  • Deal with correspondence from debtor, creditors and any third parties on a timely basis.
  • Ensure all compliance aspects of assignments are met.
  • Monitor each case budget with Manger / Partner and be able to work within a pre-defined budget.
  • Liaise with relevant agents / solicitors to obtain appropriate advice / outcomes.
  • Provide relevant information to tax department and liaise as necessary to quantify CGT and Income Tax liabilities.
  • Complete cashier instructions and bank reconciliations on own caseload and on colleagues' caseloads as required.
  • Liaise with solicitors and finalise witness statements for signing by appointee.
  • Review agent's advice in relation to marketing and sale of properties / other assets including consideration of offers.
  • Ensure assets in assignments are appropriately insured.
  • Preparation of compliant reports to creditors / Court / Official Receiver as required.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Ability to consistently produce written work of high quality.
  • Ability to propose strategies to the case Partner / Manager showing that potential different outcomes have been considered and properly evaluated.
  • Be aware of risk aspects of personal insolvency work and possible vulnerabilities of the people we deal with.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as delegated.
  • Technical Knowledge and Professional Qualifications

Technical Knowledge and Professional Qualifications

  • Ability to demonstrate relevant work experience.
  • Ability to develop and maintain an in-depth technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of regulatory and statutory requirements.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant computer packages specific to the business stream preferred - ie. IPS.
  • Awareness Data Protection and Money Laundering protocols and ability to recognise possible areas of risk for the firm / appointee.

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