Berkeley Research Group

  • Assistant Case Administrator

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 9:20 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2083
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues. In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting.  

     

    Our Assistant Case Administrator position supports the BRG Corporate Finance practice, which provides financial and operational advisory services to companies across the corporate lifecycle.

     

    The position is focused primarily on supporting the restructuring and turnaround management practice within Corporate Finance with regards to case administration and specifically, the preparation of required filings to the bankruptcy courts relating to retention and compensation.

     

    The ideal candidate is a professional who is able to prioritize and manage a multifaceted voluminous workload in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. The individual should be comfortable working with a team of experts and consultants as well as having the ability to work independently on projects from conception to completion. The Assistant Case Administrator should be a proficient problem solver with strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills. Candidates must be able to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations and handle confidential matters with discretion.

     

    Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally. This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    Project/Engagement Support

    • Prepare engagement letters and retention documents compliant with BRG policies and practices as well as federal, state, and local codes, regulations and court orders, as relevant
    • Draft periodic applications for compensation to the courts, including review and editing of time and expense detail for federal and local bankruptcy rule compliance, clarity, consistency, and grammar
    • Set up new matters in billing system, including preparation of conflict checks
    • Coordinate and liaise with various corporate departments regarding retention and billing for all assigned matters
    • Liaise with internal clients as a point-person for case administration inquiries.
    • Assist with the development and maintenance of retention and compensation application templates and training materials
    • Provide administrative and bookkeeping support for Trusteeships
    • Provide additional practice activities support as required
    • Display a high degree of discretion with sophisticated abilities to recognize and handle sensitive and highly confidential information in an appropriate and compliant manner.
       

    Abilities:         

    • Meticulous attention to detail, exceptionally organized and proven time management skills
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals, multi-task and prioritize activities in a rapidly changing high-stress environment and be adaptable to various competing demands
    • Strong writing and editing skills.
    • Forward-looking thinker who demonstrates the ability to anticipate needs, proactively solve problems and combines a willingness to take initiative with sound judgement.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including corporate departments, experts, staff, and other external partners.
    • Resourceful team-player with the ability to self-motivate and work independently.
    • Demonstrated consistently positive approach along with the highest level of customer/client service and responsiveness.
    • Excellent verbal skills coupled with proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
    • Flexibility in adjusting work schedule on occasion and willing to work overtime as needed.

    Qualifications

    Education:       Bachelor’s degree preferred, advanced skills or education is a plus

     

    Experience:     

    • Minimum of three years of administrative support experience, preferably in a professional services setting such as consulting, legal or accounting. 
    • Familiarity with and ability to parse legal and regulatory language preferred
    • Contract drafting capability is ideal
    • Intermediate to advanced proficiency required in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint,  and intermediate proficiency preferred in MS Access. 

     

    Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship. 

     

    BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

     

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