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Insolvency Trustee - BDO Canada

Province: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Position: Insolvency Trustee
Deadline: February 10, 2020
Posted: January 9, 2020

Job Description / Duties

Our Halifax office is looking for an Insolvency Trustee to join our BDO Financial Recovery Services team and own the following responsibilities:

- Provide advice on current bankruptcy laws and practices, management of corporate insolvencies (including acting as Licensed Insolvency Trustee on estates), management of recovery of assets (including acting as Receivers), and assisting troubled companies, advising lenders, creditors or shareholders through financial reviews, business turnarounds, financial restructuring (formal or informal), bankruptcies and liquidations.
- Manage consumer bankruptcy and proposal files including ongoing communications with debtors, creditors, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, and the Courts through creditor meetings, reports, attendance at Court, and taxation of files.
- Identify, target, and develop referral sources.
- Supervise junior staff and delegate tasks and projects as required.
- Assist with practice development assignments and travel to other BDO offices and off site locations as required.

Qualifications / Required Skills

How do we define success for your role?

- You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration.
- You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work.
- You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients.
- You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent.
- You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace.
- You grow your expertise through learning and professional development.

Your experience and education:

- You will have excellent knowledge and understanding of insolvency rules, laws and procedures.
- You are a fully Licensed Insolvency Trustee (Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP).
- You have 5 or more years of related experience within the Insolvency field.
- If you have an accounting designation (CPA-CA/CPA-CMA/CPA-CGA) then this would be considered an asset.
- You are able to prioritize with the flexibility to manage workload demands and multiple tasks as required.
- You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work.

Additional Information

Why BDO?

Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:
- Firm success - We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
- Professional success - We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
- Personal success - Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.

Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.

Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.

Contact Information

Ready to make your mark?

Please send your resume to our Talent Acquisition Manager, Lacey Allen at

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Putting people first, every day

BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.