BDO Insolvency Administrator Full Time in Halifax, NS


Branch Halifax NS CA

Insolvency Administrator
Halifax, NS

Our financial recovery specialists provide creative, constructive, and cost-effective solutions for troubled companies and individuals. BDO….

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.

There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Job Description (EN)

BDO’s Financial Recovery Services (FRS) practice located in Halifax has established a reputation for uncompromising commitment to service, quality and results. Our financial recovery specialists provide creative, constructive, and cost-effective solutions for troubled companies and individuals. Our professionals combine their business management, analytical and insolvency skills with hands-on industry experience to ensure our clients receive consistent and personalized service.

Our Halifax Financial Recovery Services practice has an immediate opening for an Insolvency Administrator. The Insolvency Administrator is responsible for various functions related to mid-size restructuring and insolvency engagements for the BDO Financial Recovery Services group in the Halifax area. The successful candidate will be an organized and professional individual that is adaptable, has strong interpersonal skills, is comfortable with numbers and be able to function within a strong local team environment. The Insolvency Administrator will also be responsible for various functions related to consumer bankruptcies and proposals.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist consumer debtors and creditors, both in person and by telephone, as it relates to bankruptcies and proposals
  • Review applications, prepare files for input to industry specific software
  • Schedule appointments and assist in completion of application and asset forms
  • Perform initial consultations, upon qualification
  • Perform counseling sessions, upon qualification
  • Monitor the status of consumer proposals, and status of discharge, while collaborating with local Trustees
  • Prepare various communication documents as well as 170 reports, Statement of Receipts and Disbursements
  • Prepare Statement of Affairs for personal bankruptcies and consumer/proposals
  • Following up on payments and amending payment schedules as needed (e.g. input creditor and asset information)

Qualifications & Behavioral Competencies will include:

  • Minimum of 2 -3 years of previous Insolvency experience would be an asset
  • CAIRP Insolvency Administrator’s Course or currently enrolled or in the Trustee’s Licensing Course (or willing/interested to be enrolled)
  • Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Counselling Course or currently enrolled in same (or willing to be enrolled)
  • Apply for Commissioner of Oaths designation at earliest opportunity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to prioritize with the flexibility to manage multiples tasks and a variable workload as required
  • Proficient in MS Word (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Ascend would be an asset
  • Must be able to liaise well with staff and outside parties
  • Travel to various BDO offices throughout mainland Nova Scotia from time to time to meet with clients as required

Our Vision

One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.


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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-05
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