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Insolvency Case Administrator - London or Oxford

Are you an experienced Insolvency Administrator looking for a new opportunity within a growing specialist firm?

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 accountancy, tax, corporate finance, financial services and insolvency and advisory practice with offices in Oxford and London’s West End. Investing in the latest technology and being up-to-date with current legislation and best practice enables us to meet our clients’ needs in the best possible way. 

Our Insolvency and Advisory team help guide businesses and individuals through periods of financial difficulty and deal with both formal and informal insolvency solutions. We work with businesses and individuals of all types and sizes, from small sole traders and owner managed business to national charities. 

About this role

Our two Insolvency Practitioners are growing the division and as a result we are currently looking for an additional Case Administrator to join our friendly, professional team. This position is an excellent opportunity to join a well-regarded insolvency practice where you will get plenty of varied and interesting case work as well as career progression and support to develop technically.

This is a full time permanent role that can be based either in our Oxford or London office. 

Reporting to the Senior Case Manager and Head of Division, you will assist with cases including running simple cases yourself. Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Building productive working relationships within Shaw Gibbs and with clients as required
  • Liaising with clients/directors/creditors/employees/agents
  • Dealing with all types of insolvency work 
  • Managing your own portfolio of straightforward cases from appointment to closure, ensuring all aspects of cases are progressed efficiently and effectively, 
  • Assisting case managers with aspects of more complex cases
  • Ensuring all cases are compliant in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Preparing and implementing case strategy
  • Preparing reports and attending meetings
  • Reviewing statutory reports
  • Convening the creditor decision procedure 
  • Developing and applying your technical knowledge

What we can offer you

  • Career progression within an expanding Top 100 firm
  • Supportive and fun team environment
  • A Line Manager who will work closely with you to support you through your development and provide day to day guidance and help
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors and backgrounds
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, retail discount scheme and flexible working
  • 30 days holiday including bank holidays increasing with service, plus the opportunity to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working hours
  • Light and airy, modern office
  • A comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

About you

In addition to the below, you will also have at least 3 years insolvency practice experience (corporate & personal) in a similar role. 

  • Excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to produce high quality, detailed and accurate work, often under tight timeframes
  • Self-sufficient, with the ability to plan and manage own workload
  • A sound knowledge of IPS
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff
  • A proactive approach, prepared to go the extra mile
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint
  • Experience of a paperless work environment would be an advantage

For more information or to apply

If you’re interested in this opportunity please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this vacancy to

For further information please contact our HR Manager Kerry Whitfield:

01865 292261

Closing date for applications is Friday 3oth August at 5pm.

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