Grant Thornton Ireland

Restructuring Assistant Manager - Financial Services Advisory

Location
Cork; Limerick; Galway
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
JR5265
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Role Overview:

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Restructuring Assistant Manager to join our Financial Services Advisory Department. This role will be attractive to individuals who have experience in the Corporate Restructuring industry and who enjoy working in a dynamic environment where they can make a positive impact by driving quality.

The team works on a diverse range of corporate assignments including liquidations, examinerships and administrations. As an Assistant Manager within the team, you will have a lead role on such cases, taking responsibility for certain deliverables.

Successful candidates will have experience of corporate insolvency in a professional services background and be focussed on meeting regulatory and department standards whilst operating in a commercially astute manner.

The role will provide an excellent opportunity to build a long term and successful financial services career, and offers industry-leading opportunities for professional development and progression.

Job Description:

  • Manage a variety of corporate restructuring and insolvency projects;
  • Assess alternative strategic options and devise effective solutions for the realisation of diverse tangible and non-tangible assets;
  • Liaise with legal advisors, sales agents and other professionals in order to progress appointments and realise assets;
  • Prepare and review reports for stake-holders and creditors;
  • Prepare and review cash flows, budgets, receipts and payment accounts and outcome statements;
  • Determine creditor claims and rankings e.g. secured, preferential or unsecured / retention of title;
  • Oversee administration of insolvency processes e.g. returns to Companies’ Registration Office, notices of meetings, creditor proxies;
  • Prepare and review basic tax returns (VAT and corporation tax), seeking assistance from the Tax Department where necessary;
  • Manage solvent subsidiary companies including realisation of assets and completion of financial statements and annual returns;
  • Oversee all dealings with employees of subject companies, including relevant payments and ongoing supervision if necessary;
  • Ensure all work is in accordance with relevant legislation, industry guidance and departmental standards;
  • Manage staff to ensure assigned projects and tasks meet required deadlines and quality expectations; and
  • Mentor and develop junior staff – our people and their careers are at the centre of everything we do.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Ideally ACA / ACCA qualified or hold an equivalent professional qualification;
  • 4+ years’ relevant corporate insolvency experience in a practice environment;
  • Possess good working knowledge of insolvency legislation and legal precedents;
  • Self-confident with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build rapport at all levels;
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal;
  • Commercially aware with an ability to assimilate facts and make decisions based on same;
  • Highly motivated, demonstrating a strong enthusiasm to take ownership of tasks and deliver work of exceptional standard;
  • Excellent organisational and planning capabilities with an ability to manage a number of tasks, work under pressure and coordinate the work load of more junior staff members;
  • Ability and desire to provide guidance to others; and
  • Excellent attention to detail.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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