Assistant Company Secretary - City of London

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Company Secretary to report to Head of Governance and Company Secretarial

Your new company

People who work at this organisation agree that it is a great place to work with a strong team spirit. It's also an innovative, commercial environment that's totally focused on its customers. You'll receive a competitive salary and reward package. And in a fast-changing world, you'll join a Company that's leading the way in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. The business is an independent company that develops and manages its clients. It is a leading practitioner in its field.

Your new role
The Governance & Co Sec Department is responsible for delivering a high quality corporate governance and company secretariat service for the organisation's UK group companies and its clients. Working under the guidance of the Head of Governance & Co Sec, the Assistant Company Secretary will primarily act as Secretary to a portfolio of clients. Activities will include preparing board and committee meeting packs, providing meeting support, producing timely and accurate minutes of these meeting and advising the client manager and client board chair on effective board management, along with the general core duties of an Assistant Co Sec role.

What you'll need to succeed
Ideally you will have around 1 - 2 years of company secretarial experience. It would be very beneficial if you had minute writing experience however this isn't essential as long as you are a keen and quick learner and are prepared to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in. You must be able to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks and you must also be confident in dealing with senior people.

What you'll get in return

The business are continuing to develop their benefits package so that it recognises the contribution of their people. This currently includes an annual pay award linked to performance; an annual discretionary bonus; 25 days' holiday with the option to buy and sell 5 days; a defined contribution pension scheme with matching contributions up to 5%; life assurance and health cover depending on your role in the Company; season ticket loans; and a discount scheme giving you significant savings at major retailers. On top of the benefits, you will be working in a very autonomous role where you will need to interact with senior level individuals from an early stage in your career and build excellent soft skills required to be a good company secretary.

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