Trainee Insolvency Administrator

Job Number:


Contract Type:

Full Time


Job Location:

Medway - Kent

Job Description

Begbies Traynor are looking for a Trainee Insolvency Administrator to join their growing Medway office. You will be responsible for assisting the team in the day to day dealings of all types of corporate and personal insolvency cases.  Due to the nature of the work, previous administration experience and an interest and ability in handling finance related issues would be advantageous but is not essential. 

This is a great opportunity to join an established and experienced professional team where you will be provided with all training required to undertake the following key functions:

  • Assisting with the progression of corporate and personal insolvency cases
  • Liaising with directors, shareholders and employees associated with the cases
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory paperwork and any documentation required for banks and other financial institutions, solicitors and / or agents
  • Completion of appropriate banking and cheque request forms / all tax returns
  • Assisting with the disposal of assets, collection of debts and the distribution of funds
  • Drafting both routine and non-routine correspondence to creditors and other interested parties on request
  • Providing ad-hoc administrative support to the team as required
  • Filing of all documentation
  • Assisting with and undertaking investigation matters
  • Assisting with the adjudication of employee claims
  • Receiving and making telephone calls as required
  • Maintaining case diaries, case set-up and stakeholder records
  • Providing regular progress reports and case reviews to the case manager

Skills and experience required for the role include:

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A clear, concise ability to write in plain English
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-review work
  • Good IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • At least 2 A levels (or equivalent) and GCSE passes in Maths and English of Grade 5 (B equivalent) or above
  • Ideally you will have studied either Accountancy, Business or Law at AS/A Level, although candidates with an interest in these areas who can show they have an aptitude for business commerciality will also be considered.

Success within the role will be determined by reference to the following criteria:

  • Work completed to required standards and within agreed timescales
  • Documents prepared correctly and in line with standard documentation
  • High level of support provided to team and colleagues
  • Ability to manage own time in order to meet deadlines across multiple tasks
  • A desire to develop an understanding of the wider insolvency process above the tasks set

To apply, or for further information on the role, please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

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