Assistant Company Secretary

Assistant Company Secretary

Job Title: Assistant Company Secretary
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: July
Reference: 20008_1591021807
Contact Name: Rory Strong
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 01, 2020 15:30

Job Description

Job Overview

Working in a tight knit and well respected governance department the Assistant Company Secretary provides support to the Group Company Secretary on a wide range of duties.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Attending board/committee/charity meetings and follow up on post meeting requirements;
Preparation for board and committee meetings (drafting agendas; reports and meeting packs including circulation of) via Diligent Entities Board App and other means;
Management of UK statutory filings and liaising with internal and external contacts in relation to the same for certain international filings;
Maintaining Diligent Entities database and other company secretarial records;
Managing annual meeting planner (liaising with UK and international contacts to schedule meeting dates);
Assist UK and International group companies with a wide range of corporate governance and reporting requirements;
Drafting resolutions and other corporate documentation for UK and international group companies; and
Ad-hoc projects and general administration duties.

Key Competencies

Experience with attending meetings and taking minutes;
ICSA qualified or pursuing ICSA qualification preferred;
Strong administration skills, accuracy and attention to detail;
Good communication skills with ability to build relationships at all levels;
Able to plan and prioritise own workload to meeting deadlines;
Financial services background preferred but not essential;
Good knowledge of Microsoft (Word and Outlook) and Diligent Entities Board App and Database.