Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Finance Administrator

Full Time Permanent

UK Job Network

specialising in Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency – Based in either Reading or Southampton)

This position would suit somebody already in a finance role looking for a new challenge. The role will provide a lot of variety and will give exposure to different industries, directors, and other stakeholders. The successful candidate will be given full support and training and will be rewarded with a good level of responsibility early in their career, with decisions that they will be party to making a real difference to the stakeholders involved

The Role:

For turnaround assignments assisting partners, directors and managers with:

Reviewing and analysing financial performance of entities
Preparing integrated cash flow, profit and loss and balance sheet forecasts
Advising on options available for improvements in performance / turnaround
Preparing formal and informal turnaround plans
Considering funding requirements for the purpose of obtaining funding
Ongoing reviews of implemented turnaround strategiesFor formal insolvency appointments assisting partners, directors and managers with;

Attending initial meetings with directors,
Conducting a solvency review,
Preparing letters of advice,
Preparing documents of appointment
Preparing proposals, progress reports, and final reports
Investigating the conduct of directors
Assisting employees making claims for arrears of wages, redundancy pay etc
Realising assets
Dealing with creditor queries, then agreeing and paying claims
Ensuring that key targets are met as per the cases' diaries
Involvement in business development and marketing activitiesOver time we would expect the administrator to take on their own small portfolio of clients and be responsible the management of those cases

The Person will:

Be able to prepare written reports to a high standard, providing the reader with a narrative explanation/ interpretation of financial results
Ideally have been in an accountancy / bookkeeping role as you will be expected to interpret financial statements, review and prepare and forecasts and various financial documents
Have advanced and comprehensive spreadsheet skills with strong numerical ability
A good communicator who is confident, enquiring and happy to challenge when appropriate
Have the ability to stand back and look at the bigger picture as well as having a keen eye for detail
Work at pace with a good deal of energy and enthusiasm and be comfortable with a dynamic and changing environment
Be able to quickly assimilate information from a number of sources
Be comfortable in delivering high standard work to tight deadlines
Be resilient in difficult situations e.g. you may be tasked with undertaking redundancy consultations
Able to work effectively as part of a team
Have strong IT skills, including Word and Excel, and the ability to adapt to unfamiliar packages;
Have a flexible and proactive approachWe do not expect you to have experience of turnaround or insolvency as detailed training, support and supervision will be given. Whilst an AAT or similar qualification is desirable it is not essential and we will consider study support.

A career in Turnaround, Restructuring, and Insolvency will provide a great deal of variety. You will have exposure to many different industries, sizes of business and entrepreneurs. You will benefit from a close working relationship with senior members of the team providing you with high quality on the job training. Job satisfaction will come being part of a successful team and from knowing that you have made a difference to the outcome for many different stakeholders including; directors, shareholders, employees, creditors etc

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