Senior Insolvency Administrator

Up to £40,000


Danielle Daymond

Senior Insolvency Administrator


Up to £40,000 (DOE)

AJ Chambers are delighted to be representing a leading independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors, assisting them on their search of a Senior Insolvency Adminstrator to join their team in Cambridge.

This highly regarded team deals with all aspects of corporate insolvency and financial restructuring and is focused on finding solutions for businesses and individuals in financial difficulty, whilst adopting a sensitive and empathetic approach.

Their areas of advice and support include financial restructuring, informal arrangements, all aspects of formal insolvency particularly Creditors Voluntary Liquidations, Administrations, Solvent Liquidations and Company/Individual Voluntary Arrangements.

What will your day-to-day look like?

You will be working in a dynamic environment where pro-active client solutions are encouraged. To be successful you would be able to manage all aspects of insolvency case administration. The remit will include (but is not limited to):

  • Managing own caseload of mainly corporate insolvency, solvent liquidations and restructuring cases
  • Communicating and running meetings with directors to establish the financial position of an entity and identify issues in relation to potential insolvency and appropriate procedures
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders including directors, employees, and creditors
  • Liaising with Agents, Solicitors and other advisers
  • Identifying key aspects of a case and recommending how these should be dealt with
  • Preparing relevant financial information and draft reports for manager/partner review
  • Producing documentation from standard packs
  • Reviewing case diaries
  • Ensuring statutory compliance
  • Undertaking technical research
  • Responsibility for several cases at one time and ensuring case progression
  • Departmental administration duties including billing and file maintenance
  • Training and mentoring more junior staff, delegating work appropriately
  • Involvement in business development activities.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in the Business Recovery sector, with the potential to progress and undertake professional qualifications in due course.

Some of the criteria essential to be successful in this role is:

  • Good academic results with a minimum C grade GCSE in Mathematics and English (or equivalent) or able to demonstrate similar level of competence. Further/higher educational qualifications would be helpful
  • A high level of ICT literacy in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) is required
  • In depth knowledge of all types of insolvency procedures with proven case administration skills
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Commitment to continuing and developing a career in insolvency work. Willingness to undertake appropriate internal and external training to allow progression, with the capability to embark on or continue further study for qualifications (potentially JIEB).
  • Ability to work as an effective team member, to assist managers with all aspects of case administration, and to fact find independently on case documents
  • Capable of working in an accurate and methodical manner with good attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, well organised and flexible, with the ability to multi-task and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Able to identify and raise matters that need to be flagged to senior staff
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (oral and written)
  • Able to exercise confidentiality and discretion in relation to our work
  • Must have a full UK driving licence with access to own transport to facilitate occasional visits to clients and/or the other office site.


  • CPI qualification
  • Experience of CCH accounts software and familiarity with IPSfw case management system
  • Prior involvement in business development activities
  • Experience of training and mentoring more junior staff
  • Detailed knowledge of basic accounting concepts.

What are the benefits you'll recieve?

  • Flexible working
  • Discretionary agile working policy
  • Contributory pension
  • Salary sacrifice scheme to purchase additional holiday and/or pension contributions
  • Group life scheme
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Staff awards scheme
  • Bonus structure for introducing new business
  • Social events calendar which includes a firm-wide summer party, Christmas meals/parties, regular sporting fixtures, theatre trips, quiz nights and charity fundraising events

This role comes with an attractive salary, along with many benefits in a friendly working environment. There is also an extensive in-house training programme for all staff.

If you are interested in this role and would like to be considered, please apply direct or contact Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers.

*You could earn up to £2000 when you refer someone to our services. To learn more about our referral programme, please visit our website or contact one of our expert consultants*

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