MNP LLP

Licensed Insolvency Trustee, Consumer Insolvency

Position ID
2017-3345
Position Type
Full Time
CA-AB-Edmonton

DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

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 a Licensed Insolvency Trustee for our growing Consumer Insolvency team. 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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Performance Expectations

  • Assist in the delivery of consumer insolvency and small business insolvency services throughout the Edmonton and surrounding area including Northern Alberta
  • Act as Licensed Insolvency Trustee for consumer and small business practice files including bankruptcies, proposals and receiverships
  • Conduct initial meetings with debtors on complex engagements
  • Assist in building the Edmonton and Northern Alberta Insolvency practice and market share; promote and generate new engagements
  • Deliver advice corresponding to bankruptcy laws and practices
  • Advise lenders, creditors or shareholders through financial reviews, business turnarounds, bankruptcies, and liquidation
  • Develop relationships with current and future referral sources including credit counsellors, debt counsellors, lawyers, accountants and other potential referral sources
  • Prepare and review all relevant BIA documentation including Statement of Affairs, 170 Reports, Court Orders and Affidavits, Certificate of Discharge, Trustee’s Supplementary Report to Court, Pre and Post Bankruptcy Tax Returns and Final Statement of Receipts and Disbursements
  • Responsible for ensuring required documents get e-filed in a timely manner with the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB)
  • Accountable for project financials (budgets, WIP, timely billing, collection, variance recognition)
  • Plan, budget, schedule and coordinate engagements
  • Think strategically about debtor needs by understanding the risks; confer with Partners on large and high-risk files regarding course of action and whether to accept engagement
  • Maintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team members
  • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise Partners of project status and seek clarification on discrepancies where applicable
  • Leverage team appropriately to ensure proper documentation is prepared for the debtor and procedures relating to the file are followed accordingly
  • Promote MNP insolvency and advisory services through the delivery of presentations, writing articles, facilitating workshops or participating in community activities
  • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s services, businesses and industry
  • Raise awareness of MNP through discussions at community events including client and company sponsored functions
  • Network in the local business community and consider business development opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches in order to improve work processes
  • Mentor, motivate and coach team members towards professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback and addressing performance issues promptly
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
  • Conduct formal, written annual performance reviews

Credentials

  • Possess a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional and Licensed Insolvency Trustee designation
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in insolvency
  • Experience in the legal or financial industries is considered an asset; particularly experience consulting with potential insolvents
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and experience with Ascend software
  • Willing and able to travel

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 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 that make an impact and persuade their intended audience(s)
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service, proactively identifies client needs and creates strategies to proficiently serve clients
  • Business Development – looks for and seizes profitable business opportunities while focusing on the ability to gain increased presence in the community
  • Forward Thinking – anticipates the implications of situations, takes appropriate action as needed and prepares for possible contingencies
  • Agility with Change – initiates, sponsors and implements change by taking a facilitative catalyst role
  • People Management & Leadership – goal-driven leader who effectively manages self, others and teams to achieve goals
  • Coaching – takes responsibility for one’s own and team members’ performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals, promptly addresses performance issues, is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making

TOTAL REWARDS

MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events, and professional development assistance.

 

MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

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