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Estate Administrator

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Location: Calgary, Canada
Date Posted: Jun 24, 2024

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Estate Administrator - Calgary Office

Alvarez & Marsal is a premier independent global professional services firm specializing in providing turnaround management, restructuring, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. Our talent drives our success, resulting in our Restructuring & Turnaround practice becoming one of the largest and most recognized in the industry.

Our successes managing some of the largest crises in the world (e.g. Lehman Brothers and Arthur Anderson), as well as preserving iconic brands through restructuring (e.g. Toys R Us) have earned us multiple industry awards such as: Turnaround Management Associations (TMAs) 2023 Large Company Turnaround Transaction of the year CHC Helicopter; TMAs 2022 Mid-Size Company Turnaround of the Year Frontera Holdings; TMAs 2022 Midwest Large Company Turnaround of the Year Valaris; TMAs 2021 Mega Company Turnaround of the Year Murray Energy Holdings Co. In 2023 A&M was ranked 10 out of nearly 700 consulting firms in the U.S. on Vault Consulting 50, a signature list of the top 50 consulting firms.

The Estate Administrator will support the Alvarez & Marsal Restructuring practice in the Calgary office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with certain deadlines and filing requirements of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
  • Prepare documents for initial mailing to creditor
  • Assist the engagement team in organizing, collecting and initial review of proofs of claims, voting letters and proxies
  • Prepare for discharge on files
  • Prepare interim and final statement of receipts and disbursements
  • Draft payments and deposits as required by supervisors
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations for management review
  • Communicate with creditors in writing and by telephone, including regulatory bodies
  • Draft minutes of meetings with creditors
  • General engagement file correspondence
  • Work with project leaders and team members to ensure all time and expenses are entered prior to generating an invoice proposal
  • Prepare invoices and client bills for review by the project team; work with cross-firm professionals to resolve issues and ensure bills are accurate and complete.
  • Work closely with Accounts Receivables team to ensure successful processing of payment receipt.
  • Provide backup reception coverage as needed
  • Other duties or special project assistance as may be required

Qualifications / Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Estate Administrators Certificate preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience as an Estate Administrator
  • Strong Ascend software experience is preferred
  • Extremely detailed oriented; acute attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Effective communicational skills in working closely with engagement teams, clients and regulatory bodies
  • Motivated and able to work independently and under pressure
  • Flexibility to adapt to various situation
  • Proficient computer skills to use Microsoft Office Outlook (Outlook, Excel, Word)

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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