Governance Officer/Senior Governance Officer




To £60,000

Employment Type


Posted about 09 hours ago


This is a forward-thinking, ambitious company dedicated to providing foreign businesses with the kind of professional services required to establish themselves and flourish in the UK. These include Corporate Governance, Finance, People Management, Payroll & Virtual Offices.

The company is currently looking for a Governance Officer / Senior Governance Officer
Within your role you will be responsible for:
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with clients from various jurisdictions and sectors
  • Supervising and supporting junior colleagues
  • Setting up new companies / onboarding new clients who have existing companies
  • Assisting with the UK aspects of corporate reorganisations, mergers & acquisitions, rationalisations, strike-offs, and collaborating with different function lines (HR, benefits, tax, finance, etc)
  • Attending Board Meetings, taking minutes and advising on Corporate Governance issues
  • Dealing with all Company Secretarial matters relating to your portfolio, including companies’ share capital and shareholding structures
  • Advising Directors on their duties and responsibilities and ensuring they are compliant with the statutes, constitutional documents and their company’s internal governance policies
  • Assisting the Governance team with significant corporate projects
  • Responsibility for dealing with external advisors / service providers, including lawyers, accountants, tax advisors and registrars as required, regarding your portfolio
  • Assisting with Employee Share Scheme matters
  • Reviewing and maintaining Diligent Entities / internal corporate databases
  • Arranging Know Your Client (“KYC”) and People with Significant Control (“PSC”) documentation and liaising with various providers, advisers and banks
  • Helping to develop and implement new policies and procedures to continue to improve the functions of the department
  • Keeping abreast of company secretarial best practice in company law and governance; proposing, implementing and communicating change, as necessary, within the company and to clients.
  • Represent the department & business at networking events
The ideal candidate will possess strong academic credentials, be a good communicator, both orally and in writing, and be able to demonstrate initiative and pro-activity.
Core Competencies:
  • Experience working in a professional service firm and working with international clients / companies
  • Good technical knowledge of company secretarial practices and an in-depth knowledge of the Companies Act 2006, together with accompanying relevant regulations
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