Governance Team Leader - FS - City

Morgan Spencer
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Governance Team Leader 
Salary £65000
Location City 

My client a financial services company based in the City are looking for a Team Leader to join their Governance team. The successful candidate will be ICSA qualified. 

Team Leader

- Arrange and manage the recruitment, induction and training of Team members
- Develop the Team and its individual members, including identifying appropriate training and resources to improve service provision by the Team; Motivate, guide, and support the Team members, providing high quality, up-to-date information and support
-Work closely with Team members to solve issues and problems and ensure the continuous high quality and timeliness of service provision
-Contribute to the setting up of Team members` objectives and to the performance appraisal process of Team members; report on Team performance as required
-Ensure Team awareness of and compliance with current policies, procedures and guidelines as well as legal, contractual and regulatory responsibilities in relation to governance management
-Contribute to the development of the services provided by the Team by advising management of areas of particular need, new opportunities and legal or regulatory developments; make recommendations and offer suggestions and solutions for improvements to services;  Identify and recommend procedural improvements to ensure best practices in governance management

Governance Services
- Taking responsibility for complex transactions/SPVs and relationships, occasionally for a more complex and/or larger portfolio of transactions / SPVs
-Managing, monitoring and actioning of statutory and transaction obligations
-Setting-up,  reviewing and re-arranging Company Statutory Registers and updating be-spoke database records for critical dates, procedures and contact details;
-Liaising with external/internal parties to ensure fulfilling all statutory and transaction obligations of managed SPVs, to ensure ongoing compliance.
-Managing the winding-up and liquidation of SPVs
-Taking responsibility for maintaining key client relationships, in conjunction with management and  BD
-Maintain and improve Intertrust standards, set an example for other team members by always observing procedures, ensuring systems up to date etc.
-Consider at all times the “Money Laundering” and “Know Your Clients” issues and report any concerns to the Compliance Team
-Conducting periodic file reviews under internal compliance procedures
-Proactively keep up to date with current industry issues


The candidate will need to demonstrate the desire to provide excellent client service in the face of conflicting demands and tight reporting deadlines. 

- ICSA Qualified
- Time management, organisational ability, diligence & accuracy and the ability to manage a demanding workload
- Previous relevant experience in administering and providing company secretarial management to U.K. legal entities
- People management skills, with proven experience in staff development
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Desire to continuously improve and streamline processes to make a meaningful contribution to the company`s performance.

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