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Insolvency Accountant

Job No: 116820
Location: Newcastle

  • Escape the bustle of city life and advance your career in Insolvency Accounting with a unique, dedicated insolvency firm!
  • Competitive base salary circa $60,000 - $120,000 plus super, Relocation Assistance & Education Allowance!
  • Enjoy flexible hours, monthly RDOs, study leave & more!

About the Opportunity

Shaw Gidley has a new opportunity for an experienced Insolvency Accountant to join their team in Newcastle, NSW, on a full-time basis.

In this role you will be responsible for providing advice and assisting with the external administration of insolvent companies and individuals. Depending on your level of experience, there is an opportunity to take on a more senior role within the organisation as well.

Your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing and presenting sound, commercial recommendations and advice on asset realisation strategies;
  • Conducting timely income assessments, preparing basic reports to creditors, and inputting basic information into complex reports;
  • Investigating and determining the validity of creditor claims and proofs of debts submitted;
  • Liaising with a range of internal and external stakeholders including directors, clients, creditors, debtors, agents and financiers;
  • Identifying potentially voidable transactions and providing recommendations on proposed course of action; and
  • Monitoring junior staff and ensuring compliance with statutory deadlines.

About You

To be considered for this position you will hold a relevant degree and professional accounting qualification and/or the ARITA Advanced Certification (or equivalent international qualifications).

You will need at least 3 years of experience in insolvency accounting and have a solid understanding of insolvency law and administration, with advanced accounting knowledge and proficiency in relevant insolvency software, such as MYOB or CORE IPS.

Well developed communication and interpersonal skills will be essential, as will the ability to adapt to challenges or new responsibilities and effectively manage your time, with solid attention to detail and quality.

You will have demonstrated research and analytical skills, able to interpret and apply information and maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity at all times. 

About the Benefits

This is a unique opportunity to join a supportive, specialist firm with fantastic job security and opportunities for career advancement.

With flexible hours, monthly RDOs and study leave if required, Shaw Gidley is committed to ensuring their staff have a great work/life balance. Equity is also available in time for the right person.

Your hard work and dedication will be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration package circa $60,000 - $120,000 plus super, negotiable based on your skills and experience. Relocation Assistance is also negotiable for the right candidate.

You’ll also benefit from ongoing training and development opportunities, plus financial support for candidates studying a related degree or program. The Charlestown office has easy parking, shopping, and all amenities at its doorstep. 

About Shaw Gidley and the Newcastle Region

Shaw Gidley Insolvency and Reconstruction is a regionally based insolvency firm specialising in business recovery, liquidation and bankruptcy with approximately 25 staff across their offices in Newcastle, Port Macquarie and Tuggerah on the Central Coast NSW.

Focusing on individuals and small to medium companies, they are one of the few regional firms with dedicated personal insolvency and corporate insolvency teams. They are committed to acting with a high-level of empathy and professionalism, and ensure their advice is clear, unbiased, tailored for each individual set of circumstances.

As Australia's second-oldest city, Newcastle is home to a host of historical architecture mixed with a range of fine dining, modern bars and quirky boutiques. With stunning beaches, plenty of sports options, and a diverse arts and live music scene, there's plenty to see and do for anyone, regardless of your interests.

This is a rare opportunity to grow your career with a dedicated, supportive organisation. Apply now!

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