Estate Manager, Consumer Insolvency

MNP LLP (Saint John NB, Canada) 2 days ago

At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

Join the momentum. We are seeking an Estate Manager for our growing Consumer Insolvency team, in our Saint John or Moncton office. Committed to helping all stakeholders through financial challenges, MNP Limited is one of the largest insolvency practices in Canada. For more than 50 years, our experienced team of Government-Licensed Insolvency Trustees and advisors have been working collaboratively with lenders and debtors at all levels to help protect their interests.


Performance Expectations

  • Assist in the delivery of consumer insolvency services such as addressing the key strategic, operational and financial trouble spots to rapidly diagnose any problem, identifying immediate stabilizing activities, providing operational and performance improvement advice, and addressing debt-structuring and refinancing, or recovery needs
  • Participate in formal and informal restructurings, which may involve taking possession of assets, operating insolvent entities and dealing with stakeholders through periods of crisis
  • Administer formal insolvency appointments including bankruptcies, proposals and receiverships
  • Analyze data, review accounting records, and the develop financial models to help identify issues, define symptoms, and recommend solutions
  • Develop relationships with special loan financiers, insolvency lawyers and client executives
  • Prepare Statement of Affairs documents, 170 Reports, Certificate of Discharge, Trustee’s Supplementary Report to Court, Pre and Post Bankruptcy Tax Returns and Final Statement of Receipts and Disbursements
  • Assist in e-filing relevant documents in a timely manner with the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB)
  • Think strategically about client needs by understanding the risks; confer with Partners on large and high risk files regarding course of action and whether to accept engagements
  • Identify ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value
  • Maintain high quality control by reviewing work done from junior team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team members
  • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
  • Promote MNP insolvency and advisory services through the delivery of presentations, writing articles, facilitating workshops or participating in community activities
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Assist in developing and coaching junior team members
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around performance improvement

Credentials

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree or diploma in a relevant field
  • Completion of the Insolvency Administrator Course is preferred
  • Completion of the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation is considered an asset
  • Willingness to pursue the Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP) designation and Licensed Insolvency Trustee license
  • 3 to 4 years of experience working in professional services, particularly corporate insolvency and complex restructuring engagements
  • Working knowledge of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Some travel may be required

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team

More than a paycheque, MNP delivers. You’ll be empowered to share your ideas, take on new challenges and advance your career.

Join a diverse firm committed to maintaining its unique culture and fostering a balanced lifestyle. MNP offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside the office! You can expect: generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored FUN social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, client and team member referral bonuses, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, work-life flexibility, exclusive access to a variety of perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible dress for your day environment and more!

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