Manager/Senior Manager

We have a vacancy in our Guernsey office at either Manager or Senior Manager level within our Recovery and Reorganisation team.  The successful candidate will effectively manage a large portfolio of cases (realising assets, conducting investigations and making distributions) and supervise and coach staff.   They should have a good knowledge of all aspects of their cases and general insolvency issues (in the Channel Islands and other relevant jurisdictions), while taking responsibility for compliance, client take-on, individual case budgets and billings.  They should be proficient in all aspects of case administration.
Recovery & Reorganisation
Contract Type
Full Time
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Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing a large portfolio of cases and ensuring all matters are properly addressed including compliance aspects and asset realisations, liaising with lawyers, agents and other advisors.
  • Supports the Directors by managing the ongoing client relationship, resolving any issues and maintaining consistent high quality service and introducer retention.
  • Acts as an ambassador of the firm and contributes to the department and the firm's marketing efforts in order to generate work.  This includes organising and attending events, generating new initiatives, following up targets and contacts.
  • Understands the market and current developments (both in respect of clients and competitors).
  • Has a good network of contacts both internally and externally and maintains these contacts. 
  • Prepares fee estimates and written proposals and contributes to presentations and sales pitches, in order to win new work and retain existing clients.
  • Contributes to internal and external presentations for both the department and the firm.  This includes internal and external events, on training, marketing and assignment related subjects to promote our services.
  • Understands the services of Grant Thornton and is able to spot cross selling opportunities.
  • Able to apply technical knowledge appropriately in the context of individual clients and can display both skill and speed in resolving client problems.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the insolvency procedures of the Channel Islands and a working knowledge of other relevant jurisdictions. 
  • Understands ethical and conflict constraints of accepting appointments, and adheres to compliance and risk procedures, meeting all statutory requirements. 

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Very well organised with strong time management skills in order to manage a case load.
  • Has an understanding of the budget structure of the department and the firm.
  • Has basic knowledge of the strategy of a client business and how this aligns with the market in which it operates. 
  • Responsible for management issues and takes responsibility for department and firm projects as appropriate. 
  • Demonstrates an understanding of departmental strategy.
  • Has a complete and thorough knowledge of a range of entities, in particular financial service clients and has proven experience in managing and handling a mixed client base. 
  • Possesses a strong technical knowledge and understanding of current accounting and insolvency regulations and issues.
  • Acts as an ambassador of the firm, building an external network of client contacts and promoting the firm at every opportunity to facilitate new business opportunities.
  • Participating in new client proposals and negotiations.
  • Supports the Director in setting of budgets and fee levels to ensure the team offers a cost effective but profitable service.
  • Contributes to the execution of the firm’s service delivery methods and actively promotes the firms services in the wider community, participating in marketing activities and fully involved in proposal writing and presentation in order to retain business and win new contracts. 
Qualifications / Experience
  • Possesses a relevant accounting professional qualification coupled with at least 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Has experience in all aspects of recovery assignments, including contentious and non-contentious matters, independent business reviews and investigation matters.


A comprehensive benefits package is offered along with assistance in relocation if required.

About Grant Thornton CI

Grant Thornton Limited is a leading Channel Island practice with offices in Guernsey and Jersey with combined staffing strength of approximately 100 people.

We are the Channel Island member of Grant Thornton International, one of the world's leading international organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms. Grant Thornton International is not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered independently by the member firms and as a member firm within Grant Thornton International we have access to member and correspondent firms in over 130 countries, offering clients specialist local knowledge supported by international expertise and methodologies.

We have been offering practical and strategic advice to all the key sectors in the Channel Islands for many years, and work closely with our clients to understand the specific issues that they face, as is evident in the many long standing client relationships that we have developed.
Our range of services in the Channel Islands include:
  • Accounting
  • Recovery and Reorganisation
  • Outsourced Accounting and Payroll
  • Private Client
  • Tax
  • Audit and Assurance

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