Corporate Insolvency Administrator /Executive Legal Assistant  


Published
November 25, 2020
Location
Toronto, ON
Job Type
Employer
  • Tanya Bassil
Salary
$50,000 - $55,000 per annum
Start Date
ASAP

Description

Corporate Insolvency Administrator /Executive Legal Assistant  

 

An independent business advisory firm that provides practical solutions to complex financial and operating problems is recruiting for a Corporate Insolvency Administrator/Executive Legal Assistant

 

Position Summary:

The successful candidate should have a strong background as an executive assistant and/or legal insolvency experience. Prior experience in insolvency or legal experience will be considered an asset.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Insolvency Administration duties include (but not limited to):
  • Administration of insolvency proceedings including inputting creditor and debtor details, assets, preparation of documents, filing documents with the Official Receiver, managing deadlines, organizing mailings and newspaper advertisements, preparing affidavits, maintaining insolvency computer-based data
  • Assistance in taking possession of assets
  • Answering creditor enquiries and dealing with creditor claims
  • Assistance with the preparation of reports to creditors, attendance at meetings of creditors and inspectors (as required), preparation of minutes and general file review to ensure all outstanding matters are dealt with prior to assigning to closeout.

 Dealing with other reporting in accordance with the Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act, as well as various other government reporting requirements such as the Wage Earner Protection Program Act.

  • Other support functions on insolvency engagements such as insurance filings, accounts receivable collection, financial reporting, screening related mail and responding accordingly or seeking instructions from file manager, etc.
  • Dealing with other professionals involved in the proceedings such as legal counsel, appraisal companies, interested parties, etc.

Managing the firm’s website for dissemination of information and documents on insolvency engagements

  • Preparation of billings for professional services rendered and the taxation of accounts by the Court.
  • Large project organization and processing including liaising with onsite staff or outside professionals.
  • Managing and tracking section 246 reports required in Receiverships.
  • Dealing with receipt and distribution of OSB Certificates and Letters of Comment.
  • Perform PPSA and corporate searches as required.

 

. General Administrative duties include (but not limited to):

Managing the Restructuring Practice Engagements Schedules

  • Scheduling and organizing appointments, travel plans, meetings and lunches for professional staff.
  • Preparation of various correspondence, reports and presentations and assisting professional staff with weekly time entry if requested.
  • Managing the monthly Restructuring meeting including preparing Agenda and Minutes.
  • Assisting all practice areas with any administrative tasks required (i.e. invoices, engagement letters, presentations, etc.).
  • Registering staff for various educational conferences and marketing events and tracking of same for reporting purposes.
  • Sharing responsibilities in some event planning and other general marketing related activities.

 

 

Requirements

Skills required include:

  • Strong computer related proficiencies, including Microsoft Office/365 (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, including the ability to write and express yourself verbally in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be able to adjust to various types of tasks/demands quickly.
  • Ability to work independently and with little supervision to accomplish tasks/demands adequately and efficiently.
  • Time management skills including the ability to prioritize multiple and sometimes conflicting demands and often work under time pressures and deadlines.
  • Detail oriented skills.

 

Background & Education required:

  • Five years of work experience, preferably in a small/medium sized company or professional services firm, with strong administrative skills and a focus on client service
  • Prior experience as a Legal Assistant or Law Clerk would be considered an asset
  • College Diploma in Office Administration or legal background would be an asset
  • Confidence in interacting with all levels of management and with external clients
  • Professional, upbeat and positive attitude is key to success
  • Ability and enthusiasm to learn and be part of a team
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in insolvency administration; in particular candidates who have completed or enrolled in the Insolvency Administration Course with the Canadian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP)
  • Candidates proficient with the Ascend (Insolvency Related) software program will also be give preference

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume by separate attachment in word format

 

For further information contact:

 

Tanya Bassil, Sr. Partner

Campbell Morden Inc.

Phone: (416) 598-4020

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