Assistant Estate Administrator, Proposals [Bilingual]

Assistant Estate Administrator, Proposals [Bilingual]
Location Saint John, NB
Alternate Location: Moncton, NB
Req # 6629
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 large and growing professional services firm that still feels like a community. We employ over 2500 people across Canada, and we truly care about our colleagues, our clients and the communities where we work and live. That's what's most important to us. We're building a thriving organization that's purpose driven and still want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is.
As an Bilingual - Assistant Estate Administrator your responsibilities will include:
  • Collaborating with debtors and creditors by answering and returning telephone calls
  • Responding to emails & faxes from creditors, colleagues, debtors
  • Daily reviewing of new files, 28 day review and 45 day review
  • Checking proof of claims from creditors
  • Responsible for coordinating all logistics for creditor meetings
  • Communicating between debtors and creditors as required via phone or email
  • E-filing documents to our regulating body the OSB
  • Proposal withdrawls/revivals and court revivals
  • In charge of reviewing annulments
  • Preparation of documents used for court purposes
  • Working collaboratively with different departments and colleagues across Canada
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements for Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Coaching and training junior colleagues
  • Full administration of files for example-changing payments, updating addresses etc.
    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 flexAbility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues to 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!
    Want to learn more about who we are and how we live our purple every day - read our colleagues stories at
    Think you've got what it takes to be an Bilingual Assistant Estate Administrator? Like the colour purple? Great. Here's a few more boxes we're also hoping you can tick:
  • Desire to learn and grow, and being an integral part of a high performing team
  • Ability to be an articulate and versatile communicator, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to execute on deliverables in a face paced and deadline driven environment
  • Basic understanding of statutory requirements for bankruptcy and Insolvency would be an asset
  • Proficient Computer/Keyboarding skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Ability to learn various supporting computer programs and/or applications
    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?
    Effective November 1, 2021, Grant Thornton has established a Vaccination Policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Newly hired colleagues must be fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status, or request and be granted an exemption to the policy, as a condition of employment.
    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 and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
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    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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