Company Secretary-Senior Manager (Remote working with attendance at board meetings)




To £80,000

Employment Type


Posted about 08 hours ago


This highly reputable professional services organisation helps organisations to meet their regulatory requirements and undertake complex tasks, by combining specialist expertise with market-leading technology. Their technology platforms and solutions are used by the majority of the FTSE 100. From working within the UK financial industry to providing services to public sector organisations, they deliver highly accurate, flexible and effective services to clients across a range of sectors. 

Role overview 
The role is for a Company Secretarial Professional at Senior Manager level, who will support our Client Directors in providing company secretarial advisory services to clients charged on an hourly or fixed fee basis. The individual would work on a portfolio of clients as part of a client delivery team. As part of this, the Senior Manager would be expected to delegate to and manage junior members within the client delivery teams that they work in.

The cosec division provides corporate governance and company secretarial services to quoted and unquoted companies seeking to operate UK governance standards. They assist with both UK and international companies establish and maintain best practice corporate governance policies and systems. They assist Main Market and AIM companies with their ongoing corporate governance requirements, companies planning to float or perform an IPO and complex private groups. 

The company has global experience across a number of international stock markets and a variety of domiciles, and have a strong record in working with companies from emerging markets. With broad experience in the boardroom, they also offer board evaluation, director training and mentoring services for company secretaries. They are committed to combining pragmatism with technical excellence.

The senior team is made up of chartered secretaries, all of whom have strong in-house experience with FTSE-listed companies. Having such an extensive level of practical experience enables us to hit the ground running on projects and provide proactive and practical advice. In addition to this, they have a dedicated team of qualified and part-qualified chartered secretaries who deliver high-quality, consistent support, enabling us to perform the entire company secretarial function for our clients. Core Company Secretarial Responsibilities: The provision of high quality company secretarial services and support to the company\'s clients including, but not limited to, any of the following:

? Listing and post Listing Company Secretarial activity
? UK Corporate Governance Code & QCA Corporate Governance Code reviews and advice
? Report and Accounts (preparation, design and printing) ? Annual Report and Accounts: drafting governance sections, undertaking gap analyses and project management
? AGMs and shareholder meetings
? Knowledge of UK Market Abuse Regulations, management of insider lists and related communications
? Company Law and Stock Exchange regulatory compliance
? Board Meeting administration and minuting
? Major Shareholder investigations
? Company Secretarial mentoring
? Managing more junior members of the team in your client delivery team The role will involve:
? Liaising with clients and their advisers and building strong relationships
? Leading and delivering a high quality end to end service as part of a client delivery team, adhering to standardised policies, procedures and service standards
? Developing and mentoring junior members of the team The role will also involve working with the Client Directors to:
? Network internally with business units, within the sector, and with external specialists (lawyers, advisers, accountants)
? Develop and maintain knowledge of relevant products and services offered by the Group Person Specification:

Skills, Capabilities and Attributes:
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
Academic & Professional Qualifications
? Fully qualified chartered secretary (ACIS/FCIS or equivalent) with at least 7 PQE Expertise
? At least 7 years of company secretarial experience in a listed company
? A comprehensive grasp of corporate governance issues Competencies
? High level of attention to detail and accuracy
? A well-organised approach to work , with the ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure
? Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels
? Excellent reporting skills
? Able to demonstrate a proactive and flexible approach
? Resilient, able to work under pressure, cope with varying workloads, urgent projects and meet deadlines
? Strong verbal and written communication skills
? Team working ? Experience of managing more junior team members
? The capability to work with numerical information, plus analytical and problem-solving skills
? A diplomatic approach and proven confidence to provide support to high-profile company staff and board members
? Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information IT Knowhow
? Working knowledge of Diligent Entities
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