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Estate Administrator

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  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Legal
  • Calgary


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Estate Administrators Certificate preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience as an Estate Administrator
  • Strong Ascend software experience is preferred
  • Extremely detailed oriented; acute attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Effective communicational skills in working closely with engagement teams, clients and regulatory bodies
  • Motivated and able to work independently and under pressure
  • Flexibility to adapt to various situation
  • Proficient computer skills to use Microsoft Office Outlook (Outlook, Excel, Word)


  • Ensure compliance with certain deadlines and filing requirements of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
  • Prepare documents for initial mailing to creditor
  • Assist the engagement team in organizing, collecting and initial review of proofs of claims, voting letters and proxies
  • Prepare for discharge on files
  • Prepare interim and final statement of receipts and disbursements
  • Draft payments and deposits as required by supervisors
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations for management review
  • Communicate with creditors in writing and by telephone, including regulatory bodies
  • Draft minutes of meetings with creditors
  • General engagement file correspondence
  • Work with project leaders and team members to ensure all time and expenses are entered prior to generating an invoice proposal
  • Prepare invoices and client bills for review by the project team; work with cross-firm professionals to resolve issues and ensure bills are accurate and complete.
  • Work closely with Accounts Receivables team to ensure successful processing of payment receipt.
  • Provide backup reception coverage as needed
  • Other duties or special project assistance as may be required


What are the primary responsibilities of an Estate Administrator at Alvarez & Marsal in the Calgary office?

The primary responsibilities of an Estate Administrator in the Calgary office include supporting the Alvarez & Marsal Restructuring practice, handling estate administration tasks, and assisting with client communications and inquiries.

What qualifications are required to be successful in the role of Estate Administrator at Alvarez & Marsal?

To be successful as an Estate Administrator at Alvarez & Marsal, candidates should have a background in estate administration, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills. Previous experience in a similar role is preferred.

What opportunities for advancement are available for Estate Administrators at Alvarez & Marsal?

Estate Administrators at Alvarez & Marsal have opportunities for advancement within the firm, including the potential to progress to higher-level administrative roles or to transition into other areas of the business. Professional development and training opportunities are also available to support career growth.

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Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to drive change and achieve results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. A&M’s leadership is about a bias towards action and the willingness to tell clients what we think is needed. Our restructuring heritage sharpens our ability to act decisively. Clients select us for our deep expertise and ability to create and deliver practical, rather than theoretical, solutions to their unique problems in addition to our independence/objectivity. These are the core differences that distinguish us from other management consulting firms. With over 8,000 people across six continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.