Insolvency and Advisory Associate Director

£85,000 - £105,000

The Role:

In joining, you'll join a large team of people acting as advisors to support clients and lenders with various services, including review and challenge of cash flow forecasts and business plans, identifying options to underpin a viable business strategy, finding ways to reduce costs within the business, restructure the balance sheet or refinance to find an alternative source of capital to support business objectives.

Other areas within Business Recovery Services, with which there will be opportunity to work, include supporting clients with operational restructuring, corporate simplification, debt advisory, services to the public sector, pensions advisory, real estate and Accelerated Mergers & Acquisitions.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Working in and often leading small project teams for bespoke clients and situations, while reporting to Directors and above
  • Be involved in the critical financial analysis of client forecasts and client business plans to underpin an improvement in forecast performance
  • Assess and develop options based on financial analysis, and project manage these to deliver a solution for a client
  • Engage in often complex stakeholder discussion and negotiation to support a client strategic objective
  • Producing reports / presentations to a range of clients and stakeholders, across both advisory and executory (ie insolvency) appointments
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients and be prepared to network with potential new clients, lawyers and lenders
  • Contribute to the development of your own and your team's technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges in innovative ways, bringing new technology to client situations
  • Assist in the management and delivery of larger projects in complex and bespoke client situations, working cross-Line-of-Service with other teams
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues, and have the opportunity to take an interest in specific industries / sectors

The following skills are required for this role

  • Preferred - ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Sound financial analytical skills, including use of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong commercial awareness and a genuine interest in how businesses work
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating with all levels
  • Flexibility in terms of diverse industries and role
  • Willingness to participate in marketing and business development
  • A commitment to continued personal development
  • Proven project and time management skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Flexibility where required as to working location
  • Report writing skills including use of Microsoft PowerPoint (Including Smart preferred but not essential)