Assistant Company Secretary
Our client, a specialist global provider of outsourced corporate, fund and private client administration, reporting and fiduciary services business are seeking an experienced Assistant Company Secretary to work closely with the Group Company Secretary..
With an initial focus on the provision of corporate governance support for business' UK and Irish entities, opportunities are there for the successful candidate to gain unique exposure in an exciting field.
It is essential that the applicant has some company secretarial knowledge and experience to discharge the functions of Assistant Secretary effectively.
The role will report to the Group Company Secretary and ultimately to the Chief Legal Officer.
Maintaining the companys statutory registers and books.
Timely filing of annual returns and other regulatory filing obligations.
Arranging AGMs, periodic, ad-hoc and other meetings of directors and the shareholders incorporating the issue of notices and agendas, circulation of relevant papers, production of minutes and monitoring of action points.
Coordinating and distributing jurisdictional Group reporting for quarterly meetings of Group companies.
Ensuring the security of the companies’ statutory records.
Perform such other additional administrative duties as are necessary to support the company boards.
Skills / Experience required
Professional qualification - ICSA, STEP or equivalent.
Minimum 3 to 4 years’ post qualification experience in the finance industry, preferably in the company secretarial role.
Good organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines.
Able to take accurate minutes.
Working knowledge of UK Company law specifically relating to the obligations of the Company and the Company Secretary’s role
Ability to communicate with all levels within the business in a clear and articulate manner.
Knowledge of Blueprint or other equivalent secretarial applications an advantage.