Restructuring Senior Administrator - KPROG

Recruiter
Kpmg
Location
London (Central)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

KPMG Overview Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

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.

Job Description In 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

The 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.
The London National Markets Restructuring team, where the vacancy exists, is made up of approximately 60 people, led by a team of 7 partners and directors.
The team delivers a blend of stakeholder / lender side advisory work, company side advisory and formal insolvency. The work services a full spectrum of businesses from small owner managed corporates through to large multinationals and also a wide range of work with public sector organisations, all typically experiencing some form of stress or distress.
The team is not aligned to specific sectors and specialisms, however there are individuals with significant experience in certain areas and situations and we would welcome this in applicants. Applicants however should expect to work across all sectors as situations and client demand.
Where possible, assignments will be resourced to suit individuals’ base locations, but the nature and unpredictability of our work will mean that some travel (and possible international working) will be required.
The National Markets Restructuring team in Reading and London are looking for a Senior Administrator to join their Kprogression team.

The Role
We are currently specifically recruiting for a role in the Kprogression team where we are seeking a candidate with insolvency skills, including detailed knowledge of statutory and technical aspects of corporate insolvencies.
The role is client facing and will involve working across a range of corporate insolvency appointments.
You will be part of a case progression and closure team and will report to the managers responsible for each particular case.
You will have additional responsibilities to assist with the training and development of less experienced staff.


Responsibilities:
To be an effective senior case administrator within Restructuring’s Kprogression team you will undertake the following:
- Work alongside case managers and engagement leaders to progress and provide support on Corporate insolvency engagements;
- Ownership of a portfolio of cases, with responsibility for proactive case progression, report drafting, statutory compliance and ensuring all correspondence is responded to and queries dealt with effectively;
- Produce statutory and other reports, correspondence, minutes, file notes, emails, schedules and analysis;
- Prepare budgets for an engagement or aspect of an engagement for case manager review;
- Assist with on the job training and development of less experienced staff;
- Explain routine technical matters to other colleagues, including senior staff;
- Participate in occasional marketing events to aid development of internal and external contacts;
- Attend to any other administrative task required by the role.

The Person
Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
- You will have prior insolvency related work experience, ideally with a statutory and technical background;
- You will be interested in a career in insolvency with a willingness to learn quickly and operate as part of a team;
- You have an interest in commercial and financial matters are able to demonstrate practical common sense;
- You will have good time management and organisational skills together with the ability to prioritise tasks to ensure that deadlines are met;
- You are conscientious and are able to produce high quality, detailed and accurate work;
- You will be an outgoing person with good people and communication skills, able to confidently and articulately deal with all parties in what can sometimes be difficult situations;
- You will demonstrate proactivity and be able to "self start", either individually or as part of a team;
- You will delegate tasks to less experienced team members and have the ability to provide on the job coaching to other members of the department or engagement team;
- You will have the ability to assess the various alternatives for dealing with specific case issues and present suggestions to the case manager or engagement leader (as appropriate);
- You will be willing to travel and work from a client site as required from time to time.
- Technical skills as follows:
- Outlook (basic level); a good knowledge of Excel and Word;
- Strong knowledge of IPS;
- A high standard of letter writing;
- Experience of drafting statutory reports.