Business Recovery Senior Manager - Leading Advisory Firm- Leeds

Recruiter
CK Search Global
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1147089504
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Business Recovery team of this major advisory firm work on a wide variety of dynamic projects and the senior manager will receive exposure to a large number of assignments spanning both restructuring and formal insolvency.This is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking for a constant variety of unique challenges.

Role

Restructuring
  • The role requires strong financial analysis skills with the successful candidate able to identify and investigate key issues in a restructuring scenario, challenging information provided where appropriate. Excellent excel skills and an ability to undertake accurate and relevant analysis and interrogate financial models are essential.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing draft Independent Business Reviews and other written output and therefore the ability to produce high quality documents/ presentations is required. The candidate will be able to demonstrate strategic thinking around the scoping and presentation of reports, being mindful of stakeholder objectives and positioning for future negotiations.
  • The role will provide an opportunity to work with an experienced partner-led team with exposure to a wide range of assignments and industries.

Insolvency
  • The role requires an understanding of corporate insolvency procedures from start to finish, with a particular emphasis on Administrations, including pre-pack transactions.
  • In addition, the successful candidate should also have a good understanding of Creditors' Voluntary Liquidations and Company Voluntary Arrangements. In addition, experience of contingency planning and options reviews as well as the production of financial models would be advantageous.
  • The successful candidate will also understand all areas of compliance and risk as well as have the ability to produce written reports to a high standard, ready for partner review. Knowledge of IPS and strong Excel and PowerPoint skills will also be key.
  • This role will require the individual to proactively progress an insolvency caseload, reporting to and working directly with senior colleagues as well as managing junior staff.

Responsibilities
  • Assume day to day responsibility for the delivery of a range of projects (both in terms of size and complexity) in both the Advisory and Insolvency streams, project managing assignments to resolve the majority of issues prior to Director/Partner involvement
  • Support senior members of the team to deliver on a range of assignments, providing strategic input where necessary and deputising for directors / partners as required
  • Provide on the job training and guidance to junior colleagues, ensuring that a variety of challenging work is provided to aid retention and career development
  • Undertake financial analysis and prepare financial models
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of statutory and compliance processes and deadlines
  • Strong awareness of relevant risk issues and mitigants on assignments
  • Liaise with other relevant professional advisers and stakeholders
  • Assist in the sale of businesses/ assets
  • Undertake high level investigations
  • Be involved in the marketing of the firm's services to potential clients and work providers, proactively seek out new work

Requirements
  • Hold a relevant accounting qualification , with an appropriate amount of advisory and/ or insolvency experience
  • An insolvency qualification is desirable, but not essential
  • Up to date understanding of regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and IPS
  • Excellent written and numerical skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Have a willingness to learn new things and thrive on new challenges
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic team player

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