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Mission Statement

We are committed to providing a safe and empathetic environment for our clients, staff, and communities. We exist to provide individuals struggling with debt with a financial fresh start. We lead with compassion, resourcefulness, and the promise to continually support people. Every interaction should be respectful, and without judgment. This is what makes us ‘Debt Smart with Heart’.

Mission Statement

Values and Goals

Since 1990, we have grown to become BC's largest firm of Licensed Insolvency Trustees focused on personal and small business debt help services, and we hold a clear goal:

To help people struggling with debt, and to offer this help with care and empathy

Investing in our team, creating lasting relationships with our clients, and holding true to our key values as a company are cornerstones of our continuing success.

Action with Compassion

Action with Compassion

With our clients, our employees, our peers - in everything we do, we seek to act as compassionate individuals.

Client Focus

Client Focus

Our clients are at the centre of everything we do.

Cultivate, Foster and Embrace Diversity

Cultivate, Foster and Embrace Diversity

We appreciate the uniqueness in every individual and situation; there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to supportive solutions.

Learning and Growth are Life-Long

Learning and Growth are Life-Long

We believe learning never stops. There is always room for improvement, whether for the benefit of our clients, business processes, job tasks, or an individual’s career - we strive to keep the wheels turning and everyone learning.

Our Culture

Sands & Associates is a collaborative workplace built on teamwork, integrity, and above all, the diversity found in our employees and their skills and experiences. We believe respect and dignity are critical pillars of our day-to-day operations and are foremost in what makes Sands & Associates a great place to work and grow in your career.

Historically, many of our best professionals have grown from within our firm. We are always seeking to meet individuals who are ready to excel in the workplace, with demonstrated capabilities and commitment to advance their career with us.

Benefits & Perks

Benefits & Perks

We offer competitive compensation and benefits to our employees, as well as training and support throughout their career with Sands & Associates. Employees can also expect:

  • Extended health and dental coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health resources.
  • Annual vacation entitlement
  • Long-term disability benefits
  • Life insurance benefits

Open Positions

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We are always happy to receive resumes and retain them for future openings.

If you feel you have the right attitude and outlook, but don’t see the job you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to pass your resume and a brief cover letter along.

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Estate Manager

Job Category: Estate Manager Location: Surrey, New Westminster, Remote Hours: Full-Time

Estate Managers, also referred to as Insolvency Administrators, are part of our client-facing team and are directly responsible for educating clients on their debt options, offering solutions, answering questions about next steps, and performing tasks related to the insolvency processes we offer.

Estate Managers act ethically and promote Sands & Associates’ values and culture through their daily interactions with clients and team members alike.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct initial client meetings, review appointments, and sign-up appointments with clients, providing advice and guidance on Consumer Proposals, bankruptcies, and other debt solutions.
  • Develop professional relationships with Licensed Insolvency Trustees, Client Support Specialists, Technicians, Administrative Clerks, and other industry and insolvency professionals.
  • Deliver respectful and empathetic service to clients.
  • Delegate and assist in preparation of insolvency filing and administration documents.
  • Maintain quality control by reviewing work performed by Technicians and Administrative Clerks for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team members.
  • Coach, develop, and train new team members.
  • Understand and adhere to the provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
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Qualified Insolvency Counsellor

Job Category: Insolvency Counsellor Location: Remote Hours: Full-Time

Insolvency Counsellors provide guidance and assistance to Consumer Proposal and bankruptcy clients, from support in developing their budget to setting financial goals during each financial counselling session. They can offer resources and referrals to specialized counselling to address non-budgetary causes of insolvency, as well as provide recommendations for financial tools to better enable and maintain a debt-free future. Each counselling session is tailored to the individual, with the Insolvency Counsellor reviewing each clients’ file to understand their unique situation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct first and second counselling sessions as required by the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
  • Assess clients in developing budgets, plans, and setting personal financial goals.
  • Deliver a respectful and empathetic experience for the clients.
  • Review monthly Income & Expense reports.
  • Prepare, process, and E-file required documents, such as the Report on Insolvency Counselling.
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Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Job Category: Licensed Insolvency Trustee Location: Surrey, New Westminster, Remote Hours: Full-Time

Licensed Insolvency Trustees are Canada’s only federally regulated professionals empowered to administer Consumer Proposals and personal bankruptcies. This position requires a high degree of professionalism, compassion and understanding, to maintain and support the needs of our clients, as well as a commitment to ongoing learning and development, as laws and regulations change and technology in the workplace evolves.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct initial client meetings, review appointments, and sign-up appointments with clients, providing advice and guidance on Consumer Proposals, bankruptcies, and other debt solutions.
  • Manage consumer bankruptcy and proposal files.
  • Work closely with and provide guidance and recommendations to our administration professionals.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with clients, creditors, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy and the courts through creditor meetings, reports, and attendance at Court.
  • Manage Court files.
  • Provide advice and guidance on current bankruptcy laws and practices.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge and understanding of insolvency laws, rules, and procedures.
  • Assist in the training and development of administrative clerks and junior insolvency administrators.

Qualifications

  • CIRP designation
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee designation
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