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Restructuring Director, Unsecured Creditors Committee

Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2024

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Restructuring Director, Alvarez & Marsal UCC Practice (NYC Based)

Alvarez & Marsal, LLC, a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, is seeking to expand its Restructuring team. With more than 4,000 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem-solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value. 

UCC Practice Overview:

The Unsecured Creditors Committee (UCC) practice provides a full suite of financial advisory services to creditors and specializes in representing official committees of unsecured creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. Working directly with the committees, our dedicated team provides the following services: liquidity assessment, business plan evaluation, asset and enterprise valuation preparation, creditworthiness assessment of go-forward business, unencumbered value identification and preservation, avoidance action prosecution, inter-company activity analysis, expert testimony delivery and stakeholder negotiation.

Directors should be prepared to work in a team environment on a diverse range of assignments assisting Senior UCC team members through all stages of the bankruptcy process. The projects and work streams will require creativity, resourcefulness and independent judgment. You will be expected to help develop solutions to problems and provide value to clients. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Major)
  • Prior UCC Advisory Experience
  • 8-10+ years of work experience in corporate restructuring, investment or commercial banking, and/or consulting or corporate positions with a financial or accounting focus
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills to assist with pitch-books and the creation of client deliverables
  • Demonstrate an intermediate level of experience with a number of the following areas:
  • Understanding of accounting and finance
  • Understanding of how to analyze financial statements and prepare financial models
  • Understanding of how to analyze and forecast cash flows
  • Understanding the key operational performance drivers of a business
  • Ability to manage and organize large sets of unorganized or incomplete data
  • Interaction with clients (ability to request and extract information)
  • Ability to stay on task while working on multiple work streams (organizational skills)
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to think through alternative solutions
  • Commitment to promoting integrity, leadership and objectivity
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can excel in a fast-paced, challenging work environment
  • Confident speaker (can communicate with personnel at all levels)
  • Efficient business writer
  • Willingness for periodic travel

The salary range is $200,000 - $225,000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details.

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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