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Claims Agent – Consultant

Focus: Claims Agent
Level: Mid-Level
Location: New York, NY

Our client, a leading Restructuring Claims Agent, is looking to add consultants to their New York team. Responsibilities and position requirements are detailed below.

Responsibilities
-Interact and provide service for clients, debtor’s counsel and other professionals
-Manage and oversee Consultants for assigned cases
-Anticipate case services needed throughout timeline of cases
Monitor client communication and ensure client’s needs are met
-Oversee data gathering and management of databases
-Ensure proper maintenance of service lists of creditors and special parties
-Coordinate contract reviews
-Prepare Schedules of Assets and Liabilities and Statements of Financial Affairs
-Oversee and coordinate large scale mailings including preparation of affidavits of service
-Perform review, processing and reconciliation of Proofs of Claim
-Manage case dockets and update KCC public access websites as documents are filed with the court
-Oversee tabulation of votes for solicitation and prepare Voting Certification
-Prepare disbursements including setting up accounts, generating checks and bank reconciliation
-Work with accounting department to prepare monthly invoices
-Monitor Consultant growth and progress and provide feedback to Senior Managing Consultants
-Travel may range from 5-10%

Position Requirements and Skills
-A four year college degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Management. JD a plus.
-Three to five years in consulting or professional client services in corporate bankruptcy or related industries including, but not limited to, financial restructuring, claims and noticing or asset disposition
-Expertise in Microsoft Excel
-Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
-Possess above average technical skills to facilitate: creating financial models, databases, pivot tables, analytics, etc
-Excellent written and verbal skills
-Energetic and self-motivated
-Possess good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team
-Be able to thrive in a fast-pace and dynamic work environment
-Detail oriented, conscientious and reliable

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Director, Special Assets

Focus: Financial
Level: Senior
Location: Flexible

Our Client, a boutique alternative lender based in Southern California, is looking to add a Director to build a Special Assets service line.

Summary of Position
Director, Special Assets will create and lead the Company’s Special Assets division. Position will be tasked with creating infrastructure and leading the company’s workout and restructuring activities for non-performing borrowers and assist the credit team in evaluating potential risks in portfolio companies and prospective transactions. Director will also play a critical role in capital markets in terms of helping find take-out lenders or other solutions.
Director, Special Assets is a full-time role that will report to the CEO and may be located nationwide though will spend significant time initially in Los Angeles office integrating with teammates and understanding strategy.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop Special Assets service line responsible for workouts and loan restructuring for distressed assets. Note: Approximately three quarters of company’s loans are second lien; aim for partnership with senior lenders and often have limited means to influence outcome. Successful workouts require decisive action, willingness to commit additional capital and on occasion, foreclosure or litigation.
• Portfolio Management oversight alongside credit team. Actively manage portfolio to identify potential non-performing borrowers.
• Responsible for quickly transitioning relationship from credit team, assessing situation and recommending solutions to CEO.
• Create risk rating system and metrics to help determine when a borrower should be transitioned to special assets.
• Serve as liaison between Company, borrower, counsel and senior lender to manage workouts.
• Assist credit team and Loan Committee in reviewing prospective loans and offering insight into potential pitfalls.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, IT or a related major preferred. Advanced degree/MBA/J.D. is a plus.
• Deep understanding of financial accounting processes and procedures, financial reporting, financial planning and liquidity management.
• Ten or more years of combined finance/accounting and turnaround consulting experience preferred. Ideal experience may include restructuring or turnaround experience, lender workouts or restructuring and securities law.
• Significant professional experience in the lower middle market. Clients are typically $10-100M of revenue and $0-5M of EBITDA.
• Excellent verbal and written skills and strong attention to detail.
• Moderate travel.

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Financial Advisory – Associate or Analyst

Focus: Financial Advisory
Level: Junior
Location: Dallas, TX

Our Client, a leading global advisory firm, is looking to add junior associate or analyst to their Restructuring team in Dallas, TX. Candidates will support senior members of the team and should be comfortable managing both clients and engagements. The position requires regular travel. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 2 year experience in finance, accounting, litigation matters and/or data analytics. Expertise in systems, mass data analysis, negotiations and process re-engineering are crucial. Previous Restructuring experience is a plus.  Further details below.

Responsibilities

In this vital role, you will join a highly recognized restructuring team with significant bankruptcy experience, strong legal, financial and accounting backgrounds and state-of-the-art technology expertise.

Restructuring advisory services include: Complete case management services, first day motions, accounts payable cutoff procedures, contract identification and assessment, statements of financial affairs and schedules of assets and liabilities, preference analysis, claims resolution, monthly operating reports, fiduciary services, plan administrator/trustee, disbursing agent, Plan of Reorganization development and support, financial analysis and stakeholder communication and public relations.

Restructuring Services

  • Accounting, finance, treasury, litigation matters and/or data management.
  • Experience with a variety of key roles, including Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Administration, Plan Administration/Trustee, or in Claims Resolution Management is helpful but not required
  • Experience in financial processes and systems, mass data analysis, negotiations and process re-engineering.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science and/or Management information Systems
  • Analysts: minimum of 1-2 and Associates: 3-5 years of applicable professional and consulting experience.
  • Experience with MS Excel, and MS Access requirement (SQL helpful)
  • Experience in accounting, finance, and/or financial data management
  • Experience with Business modeling, financial modeling and data management.
  • Project planning and project management experience
  • Experience managing multiple work streams and deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and weekends if necessary to meet client demands
  • Ability and willingness to travel 100%
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Financial Advisory – Director

Focus: Financial Advisory
Level: Senior
Location: Chicago, IL

Our client, a leading global Restructuring Advisory firm, is looking to add an experienced Director to their Chicago team.

Job Description and Requirements

The Director role is an experienced senior level position that leads and manages client engagement team(s).  The ideal candidate has direct restructuring advisory experience with top tier consulting firms and/or CEO/CFO experience with a large global organization(s) that underwent a major restructuring.  Directors have strong financial and analytical skills and are able to quickly define, align, and scale the data gathering and assessment based on client needs. Strong interpersonal, and communication skills and executive presence is essential with the ability to lead clients and engagement teams through challenging in-and-out of court turnaround and restructuring situations.  Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel is required. At times, long hours during the week and on weekends, due to client demands, may be necessary.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 10-15 years of relevant restructuring / distressed experience in a professional service or consulting firm environment.
  • Prior hands-on experience building / developing / overseeing integrated 3-statement financial and 13 week cash flow models.
  • Analytical, adept at quickly defining, aligning, scaling, and assessing data modeling with the client needs. Ensures 80/20 approach to rapidly draw conclusions. Skilled and quickly identifying anomalies, inconsistencies, errors and conclusions.
  • Consistent track record of successfully structuring and leading client engagements that achieved  desired results, often times exceeding client expectations.
  • High energy style, flexible and adaptive, with the ability to work well in a very fast paced environment.
  • Understanding and the ability to adapt to complex client environments and situations.
  • Expertise defining, communicating, motivating and driving change at executive levels and across the broader community of stakeholders.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills with complex/sophisticated situations involving senior level stakeholders.
  • Able to develop credible recommendations under shortened time constraints and imperfect information.
  • A ‘big picture point of view’, recognizing critical areas requiring analysis and review. Quickly structures approaches to solve complex problems. Balanced and flexible, anticipates and changes direction as necessary.
  • Experience synthesizing complex unstructured information rapidly and applies good business judgment driving quickly to deep insights into possible impacts and solutions.
  • Are Thought Leaders and have experience delivering innovative solutions with the development of new tools, methodologies and approaches.
  • Proven track record of effectively planning for  and proactively mitigates risks on projects and work streams.
  • Experience with proposal development, strong commercial instincts and interest.
  • In addition to self, generates growing demand for other firm resources in prospective and existing clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently extend work for him/herself and others team members on client projects. Identifies and cultivates new opportunities.
  • Expert written communication skills, self-directed with preparation of client ready document and presentation development.
  • Articulate, persuasive, communicator. Commands the room, handles executive and difficult audiences well.  Readily adapts style and message appropriately to audience and circumstance. Outstanding at impromptu communication under pressure.
  • Engenders client confidence and trust with executives at all levels.  Builds counseling relationships with clients and peers.
  • Works effectively at all levels – Managing Directors, peers etc..
  • Effective mentor to team members. With an interest in their career progression.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • An undergraduate degree from a top academic institution and a strong GPA required.
  • Advanced degree(s) and applicable professional certification(s) are preferred.
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Financial Advisory – Director

Focus: Financial Advisory
Level: Senior
Location: New York, NY

Our Client, a leading global Restructuring Advisory firm, is looking to add an experienced Director to their New York team.

Job Description and Requirements

The Director role is an experienced senior level position that leads and manages client engagement team(s). The ideal candidate has direct restructuring advisory experience with top tier consulting firms and/or CEO/CFO experience with a large global organization(s) that underwent a major restructuring. Directors have strong financial and analytical skills and are able to quickly define, align, and scale the data gathering and assessment based on client needs. Strong interpersonal, and communication skills and executive presence is essential with the ability to lead clients and engagement teams through challenging in-and-out of court turnaround and restructuring situations. Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel is required. At times, long hours during the week and on weekends, due to client demands, may be necessary.

Required Experience:

Minimum 10-15 years of relevant restructuring / distressed experience in a professional service or consulting firm environment.
Prior hands-on experience building / developing / overseeing integrated 3-statement financial and 13 week cash flow models.
Analytical, adept at quickly defining, aligning, scaling, and assessing data modeling with the client needs. Ensures 80/20 approach to rapidly draw conclusions. Skilled and quickly identifying anomalies, inconsistencies, errors and conclusions.
Consistent track record of successfully structuring and leading client engagements that achieved desired results, often times exceeding client expectations.
High energy style, flexible and adaptive, with the ability to work well in a very fast paced environment.
Understanding and the ability to adapt to complex client environments and situations.
Expertise defining, communicating, motivating and driving change at executive levels and across the broader community of stakeholders.
Exceptional negotiation skills with complex/sophisticated situations involving senior level stakeholders.
Able to develop credible recommendations under shortened time constraints and imperfect information.
A ‘big picture point of view’, recognizing critical areas requiring analysis and review. Quickly structures approaches to solve complex problems. Balanced and flexible, anticipates and changes direction as necessary.
Experience synthesizing complex unstructured information rapidly and applies good business judgment driving quickly to deep insights into possible impacts and solutions.
Are Thought Leaders and have experience delivering innovative solutions with the development of new tools, methodologies and approaches.
Proven track record of effectively planning for and proactively mitigates risks on projects and work streams.
Experience with proposal development, strong commercial instincts and interest.
In addition to self, generates growing demand for other firm resources in prospective and existing clients.
Demonstrated ability to consistently extend work for him/herself and others team members on client projects. Identifies and cultivates new opportunities.
Expert written communication skills, self-directed with preparation of client ready document and presentation development.
Articulate, persuasive, communicator. Commands the room, handles executive and difficult audiences well. Readily adapts style and message appropriately to audience and circumstance. Outstanding at impromptu communication under pressure.
Engenders client confidence and trust with executives at all levels. Builds counseling relationships with clients and peers.
Works effectively at all levels – Managing Directors, peers etc..
Effective mentor to team members. With an interest in their career progression.
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
An undergraduate degree from a top academic institution and a strong GPA required.
Advanced degree(s) and applicable professional certification(s) are preferred.

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Law Partner – Distressed M&A

Focus: Legal
Level: Senior
Location: New York, NY

Our Client, an Am100 international law firm, is looking for a partner in New York specializing in distressed M&A. The ideal candidate will have substantial distressed M&A experience at a large firm, extensive private equity and/or fund relationships and a reliable book of portable business.  This role will work directly with partners across practice areas New York and around the globe to further overall firm goals. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for a strong distressed M&A partner looking to benefit from established and varied internal practice groups, including a robust Corporate group, as well as an impressive international platform.

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Law Partner – Restructuring

Focus: Legal
Level: Senior
Location: New York, NY

Our client, a leading, full-service law firm with more than 600 attorneys, is looking to expand their New York restructuring group. The firm is looking for a Restructuring Partner with experience in creditor and/or debtor representations. The ideal candidate has a well known name in the New York market and a reliable book of restructuring business above $1m. Candidates with bank clients will not be considered. A small group of partners and/or associates will be considered.

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Law Partner – Restructuring

Focus: Legal
Level: Senior
Location: New York, NY

Our Client, an Am100 Law Firm, is looking to add a Restructuring Partner to their NY office. The practice focuses on creditor committees and includes bondholder and indentured trustee work. The ideal candidate has complimentary partner-level restructuring experience at a large firm. A mobile book of business is preferred, but not mandatory for the position.

This is a wonderful opportunity to bring your experience to a nationally recognized restructuring group looking to grow their NY practice.

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Litigation Consulting & Advisory – Managing Director

Focus: Litigation Advisory
Level: Senior
Location: New York, NY

Our client, a premier national advisory and accounting firm, is looking for a Managing Director to join their Litigation Advisory & Consulting division in New York City.  The role will be responsible primarily for both business generation and client services.  The ideal candidate has 15+ years of operational and managerial experience in the Litigation group (commercial litigation, fraud, expert testimony, etc) at a leading Advisory firm and should bring a book of business over $1M.  Strong relationships with Litigation groups at large law firms are crucial to the position. This is a rare opportunity to join an established firm in a leadership capacity.

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Managing Director

Focus: Financial Advisory & Business Development
Level: Senior
Location: Northeast

Our Client, a boutique alternative lender based in Southern California, is looking for a Managing Director to build an east coast presence for the team.

Summary of Position
The Managing Director, East Coast, will be responsible for building an east coast office for our boutique alternative lending business. The MD will open our east coast office with the dual goals of originating new opportunities and recruiting difference making talent once initial targets are met. The Managing Director will also play in a critical role in credit decisions.
Position is a full-time role that will report to Head of Originations and CEO. Candidate should be based in North East and will spend time initially in the Los Angeles office integrating with teammates and understanding the company strategy.

Key Responsibilities
• Create a comprehensive east coast originations strategy to build brand and product awareness with the ABL, commercial banking and investment banking community.
• Identify opportunities, develop and maintain relationships with bank and non-bank senior lenders.
• Cover major money center regions and build senior level relationships with BDOs, team leaders, relationship/portfolio managers and special assets executives.
• Develop business opportunities by executing on SG Credit strategy of building relationships with ABLs and banks to ensure we are their first phone call.
• Attend industry conferences and events to increase contacts/touchpoints/connections and drive new business opportunities.
• Senior leadership on East Coast deal related matters.
• Develop and maintain list of prospects and clients and provide reports on a regular basis. Monitor contacts and touchpoints.
• Participate in weekly team meetings to coordinate and strategize on new business opportunities, client meetings, marketing opportunities, and business development growth.
• Solicit feedback on and monitor competitive services, branding and marketing approaches.
• Exceed annual sales revenue quotas and service objectives as detailed by CEO and Head of Originations.

Qualifications
• 15+ years of proven experience and leadership in turnaround consulting.
• Business development experience in the turnaround consulting or banking space.
• A sizeable network of ABL and bank contacts.
• Must have demonstrated leadership, team building and management skills in order to recruit and manage a team.
• Must be able to work independently at times and demonstrate initiative and manage individual daily activities.
• Must be able to articulate company’s value proposition and conduct presentations to senior professionals in a compelling and persuasive manner.
• Must be able to exercise sound judgment and decision-making skills to successfully navigate business development opportunities.
• Deep understanding of financial accounting processes and procedures, financial reporting, financial planning and liquidity management.
• Ten or more years of combined finance/accounting and turnaround consulting experience preferred. Ideal experience may include restructuring or turnaround experience, lender workouts or restructuring and securities law.
• Significant professional experience in the lower middle market. Company clients are typically $10-100M of revenue and $0-5M of EBITDA.
• Excellent verbal and written skills and strong attention to detail.
• Must be able to travel as necessary. Up to 50% of the time.
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related major preferred. Advanced degree is a plus.

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