Company Secretary

17 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working in partnership with an innovative company looking to recruit a Company Secretary in Leeds.

This opportunity is right for someone looking to join a forward thinking, creative culture where the customer's needs come first. The main areas of focus are: the responsibility of insurances, negotiating contracts, property portfolio and legal compliance. Role will be based in Leeds

Skills required:

  • An experienced and credible business professional with experience of working closely with the senior management team of a large business.
  • ICSA or equivalent qualification, ideally with 5 years’ experience in a similar role, and commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Whilst not a necessity, the ideal candidate will have experience of negotiating and agreeing commercial contracts.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A team player but self-motivated and able to work autonomously.
  • Able to develop strong working relationships. The successful candidate will be required to establish and grow an effective relationship with the company’s Head of Operations.
  • Experienced user of Blueprint or a similar company secretarial package is advantageous.

Job role:

  • Protect the legal interests of the Company;
  • Organising and preparing agendas and papers for board, committee and shareholder meetings;
  • Taking minutes, drafting resolutions, lodging required returns, compliance statements and statutory accounts with Companies House and other regulatory organisations;
  • Following up on actions from meetings;
  • Overseeing the insurance requirements and relationships of the business and dealing with employment related claims and surveys;
  • Managing the company’s property portfolio;
  • Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors;
  • Control of and input into contract negotiations, NDAs etc and Group use of industry bodies’ terms and conditions of business;
  • Intellectual property and domain name matters;
  • Providing support with major HR issues;
  • Overseeing policies and making sure they are kept up to date;
  • Maintaining and filing statutory books and records, including registers of members, directors and secretaries, and persons with significant control and ensuring full legal compliance;
  • Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action;
  • Developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements;
  • Controlling the holiday plan for senior management.

Excellent package and a great opportunity to assist a company growing.

A pivotal role and key to the direction of the business.

If interested please email me your CV

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