Trainee Business Recovery Administrator

Dow Schofield Watts Business Recovery LLP are looking to recruit a Graduate as a Trainee Business Recovery Administrator to support their existing Business Recovery team.

This fantastic opportunity to join a successful advisory practice is a truly unique job that will suit an ambitious individual looking to progress and learn with an employer who will support them.  The role offers top quality career development coupled with the opportunity to learn about different types of business from varying industry sectors and early access to clients.

Your role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and assisting the team with the progression of formal insolvency cases, initially working as part of a larger team before taking on responsibility for an individual case load.

We are looking for a determined and flexible individual with a can-do attitude and a thirst for knowledge and development. The successful candidate must be a fast learner with exceptional attention to detail and excellent IT Skills.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in administering and progressing a case load from pre=appointment to closure, ensuring all statutory, regulatory and best practice procedures are followed.

  • Answering client queries and communicating with stakeholders via email, telephone and post.

  • Supporting senior staff in the progression and management of cases in a timely manner.

  • Assisting with the drafting of formal reports to creditors.

  • Maintaining case working files.

  • Assisting with asset realisations.

  • Assisting with complex investigations into directors’ conduct.

  • Engaging in open discussion problem solving and learning to suggest answers where possible.

  • Attending client meetings and contributing to developing an effective strategy.

  • Data input into IPS system (specialist insolvency software).

  • Assisting in the interpretation of accounts and the preparation of Statement of Affairs.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A degree in finance, business, or accounting (other degrees will be considered)
  • Organised with good time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Can work within a team and on own initiative
  • Personable and friendly with a desire to learn
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Own method of transportation.

No previous insolvency experience or knowledge required.

What we offer:

  • Being part of a highly successful, award-winning advisory firm  
  • Mentoring by Partners and rapid career progression for ambitious individuals
  • Exam support with CPI (Certificate of proficiency in insolvency) qualification
  • Bupa Healthcare 
  • Company Pension
  • Free onsite parking
  • Working hours Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00 with 30 minutes for lunch
  • 20 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays and holiday birthday