Estate Administrator, Insolvency Specialization


Estate Administrator, Insolvency Specialization
Location Halifax, NS (West End)
Alternate Location:
ATS Engagement No. 4965
Who we are
You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone's friendly and helps each other out? That's like Grant Thornton. Except here we're all professionals and there isn't a mayor or a general store. What we're trying to say is that we're a very different kind of professional services firm where culture is at the heart of who we are and what we do. We employ about 2000 people across Canada, and we truly care about helping our clients, colleagues, and communities thrive. That's what's most important to us. We're building a special organization that's purpose driven and as we grow we always want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is.
A career in Corporate Insolvency with Grant Thornton will provide you with the opportunity to:
  • Learn all aspects of corporate insolvency
  • Be part of a unique work culture that challenges you to further your professional development and enlarge your chosen career path
  • Be part of a fast growing environment with well-respected professionals who are locally renowned in their respective field
    As a Senior Bookkeeper and Administrator in Corporate Insolvency your responsibilities will include:
  • Responding promptly to initial contact from debtors by telephone, email, etc.
  • Assisting with managing corporate insolvency accounts
  • Banking, including opening and closing of accounts, reconciliations, deposits,
  • Ensuring full compliance with the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and directives in the delivery of service
  • Building positive working relationships with debtors, referral sources, the Office of Superintendent (OSB) and all other stakeholders
  • Preparing client billings and assist in the maintenance of accounts receivable and work in progress ledgers
  • Liaising with the Hub that handles all of the back office administrative functions
  • Communicating with and responding to the Canada Revenue Agency and OSB
  • Documenting client situations clearly to facilitate subsequent date processing in the back office
  • Handling communications with suppliers, utilities, vendors, employees, landlords, etc., where applicable
  • Assisting in the training of more junior colleagues
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Attending training, team meetings and firm events as required
  • Ability to travel to the various firm offices or clients in the surrounding areas
    Be Grant Thornton
    If you're a bit like us, you're driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. Here we walk in others shoes before taking action. Just imagine being part of a team that puts we before me, where flexibility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues have your back. At Grant Thornton, you'll work with inspiring leaders who support your development, both personally and professionally. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are. And when all this comes together, well that's when the magic happens.
    Think you've got what it takes to be a Senior Bookkeeper and Administrator in Corporate Insolvency? Like the colour purple? Great. Here's a few more boxes we're also hoping you can tick:
  • Solid bookkeeping experience
  • 3+ years in administration
  • Independent, intuitive thinker with the ability to apply accounting skills and business acumen in a variety of unique challenging, one-off, real time assignments
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge or experience with corporate insolvency assignments is of benefit
  • Effective communication skills, both verbally as well as written
  • Strong decision making skills
    At Grant Thornton we're focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That's our purpose. Or, as we like to say, living our purple.
    Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?
    Grant Thornton LLP supports the spirit and principles of Employment Equity and is committed to maintaining an environment which is perceived to be fair and non-discriminatory. We welcome applications from designated group members - Women, Visible Minorities, Aboriginals and Persons with Disabilities and accommodations are available for Persons with Disabilities taking part in any aspect of our selection/hiring process. Should you require any accommodation during the recruitment process or otherwise, please notify us of this via careers@ca.gt.com and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
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    About Grant Thornton LLP

    Grant Thornton LLP is a leading Canadian accounting and business advisory firm providing audit, tax and advisory services-locally and across Canada to dynamic privately owned, publicly listed and public sector organizations.

    Together with the Quebec firm, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP, we have approximately 4,000 people in offices across the country.

    As a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, we benefit from being part of a network of more than 50,000 people providing clients with distinctive and personalized service in over 130 countries.

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