Grant Thornton Ireland

Restructuring Assistant Manager

Location
Dublin
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
15 Jan 2021
Closes
04 Feb 2021
Ref
JR2572
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 & Reorganisation Assistant Manager to join our Financial Services Advisory Department. This role will be attractive to individuals who have experience in the Insolvency 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.
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