Insolvency Administrator/Senior Administrator – St Albans (some work from home)

(Senior) Insolvency Administrator (some work from home)

St Albans area

Smaller practice, strong work ethic, family culture.

£28k to £40k

A great opportunity to work directly with the Directors.

Perfect for aspiring manager or possibly more 3 to 4 year experienced administrator looking to develop.

Opportunity to work from home as appropriate 1 or 2 days a week if you have the right ‘set-up’ at home.

Duties include but not limited to:-

  • Full life-cycle management of cases; mainly commercial but some personal.
  • Deal with incoming enquiries from potential clients and referring parties such as accountants, banks and lawyers.
  • Refer to partners re specific pricing structure or standard terms.
  • Meet with clients at IP HQ or via Zoom for initial meet on own or with partners.
  • Issue terms to potential clients and chase agreement letter and initial payment.
  • Open physical and electronic files.
  • Collate all appropriate documentation from clients including bank statements, debtors’ list, factoring information, access to software, cheque books, payroll records, fixed asset register, HR information, lease agreements, property titles, Trademarks.
  • Prepare & circulate statutory reports for stakeholders adhering to statutory deadlines, attend and present at meetings.
  • Provide redundancy notices for issue.
  • Issue letters to factoring company/aged debtors.
  • Arrange for independent valuation for fixed assets (Peacocks etc) to be sent to client and IP firm
  • Liaise with HMRC re outstanding VAT payments.
  • Ditto PAYE
  • Ditto Nest/Peoples pension.
  • Ensure client halts all payments unless specifically authorised e.g. electricity whilst insolvency process occurs.
  • Issue details regarding statutory notices in newspapers.
  • Attend client premises as required or with partner to address staff.
  • Deal with enquiries from potential buyers of freeholds and plant, referring as required to auctioneers/valuers.
  • Issue payments within strict guidelines.
  • Collation of costs incurred by IP firm
  • Supervision & training of junior administrators

Person Spec

  • Lives within 30 minutes rush hour travel time of St Albans
  • Min 3 years insolvency admin experience within multi discipline practice
  • Some previous supervisory experience
  • Confident personality and able to deal with strangers, must be assertive at times
  • Highly detailed focused
  • Used to delegating where appropriate but also and vitally very hands on
  • Car owner driver
  • Possibility to work from home on occasion / to be agreed depending on work requirements
  • Highly numerate, literate and IT skilled (Word, Excel, Outlook) plus databases.



  • 23 days holidays plus Banks.
  • 9/5-30 plus hour for lunch.
  • Possibility to work from home.



  • Are you an experienced insolvency administrator?
  • Do you live within 30 minutes of St Albans?
  • Do you have your own car?

Tagged as: insolvency, insolvency admin, senior insolvency admin

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