Assistant Company Secretary

Assistant Company Secretary

Job Title: Assistant Company Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH21987_1645024566
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 16, 2022 15:16

Job Description

This forward thinking, global organisation headquartered in the UK is rapidly growing across multiple platforms is now looking for qualified Company Secretary with demonstrable experience to join their legal Function. In this pivotal role you will support the General Counsel on corporate governance, regulatory and some insurance matters in a fast paced, agile environment.

About the role...

Your role will be to ensure the compliance of the business and all of its group companies / subsidiaries, with applicable corporate governance rules and regulations as well as supporting on insurance matters. Some of the key responsibilities include:

To successfully manage and maintain a process for ensuring that the company and its subsidiary companies meets their corporate governance requirements, UK and overseas jurisdictions
To effectively and pro-actively manage the compliance for the company and its subsidiary companies including the drafting board minutes, maintaining registers, producing and filing confirmation statements and other documentation at Companies House.
To assist in producing, obtaining approval and filing of the company and its subsidiary companies annual reports and liaising with various other functions such as finance as appropriate .
To pro actively manage local compliance service providers in various overseas jurisdictions
Assisting with the delivery of transactional or board projects, as required
Assisting with subsidiary restructurings
Acting as Secretary to the company's charity and any sub committee(s) of the charity, as required
To support and diligently manage various insurance aspects including annual renewals process and liaising with business stakeholders as required

The ideal candidate:

Qualified Company Secretary with experience at a reputable UK based company with subsidiaries, UK and overseas
Demonstrable experience of all company secretary responsibilities including knowledge of corporate governance and regulatory requirements.
ICSA qualified company secretary
Good technical knowledge of Companies Act and corporate governance rules
Subsidiary governance experience
Attention to detail and good drafting
Self-motivated and commercially astute.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate to various stakeholders across the business at all levels.
Desire and drive to take on new challenges in a rapidly-expanding, fast-paced business.