about 1 month ago
Who we are looking for
Opportunity for Insolvency Associate to join the Insolvency Management Team (“IMT”) in Leeds.
The IMT is part of the Business Recovery Services (BRS) business. This role will primarily be office-based at Central Square, 29 Wellington Street, Leeds, and will involve supporting senior associates, managers and senior managers in corporate insolvency portfolio management, dealing with a variety of issues on insolvency cases, driving case progression, and achieving statutory and regulatory compliance.
About the role
The IMT has played a significant role in many of the major insolvencies in the last decade and is currently actively involved with a range of different and in some instances high profile cases. The role offers an opportunity to learn and broaden an individual’s experience and skills, working in an ever evolving insolvency landscape.
The ideal candidate will show initiative, a willingness to learn, good attention to detail, be proactive and able to identify risk issues. They will have excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will also need to be flexible, as well as being a self-starter and adaptable to change.
The successful candidate would be assigned to one of the three teams forming the Leeds IMT and work on a variety of aspects of corporate insolvency cases and support the wider team in achieving 100% compliance with legislation, professional regulations and internal procedures.
The work is full time and primarily office-based, although the successful candidate may need to attend external meetings, residential training courses and trading sites at short notice. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility in terms of working extra hours and staying away will be required.
There will also be opportunities to become involved in achieving the objectives of the wider department, such as having an involvement in other projects and training initiatives.
Strong numeracy skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent interpersonal skills
Flexibility and adaptability
Willingness to learn and question
Previous insolvency experience may be helpful but is not essential
Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.