Assistant Manager-Governance

Assistant Manager-Governance

Job Title: Assistant Manager-Governance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH21905_1643193679
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 26, 2022 10:41

Job Description

This leading professional services firm are recruiting a Company Secretarial Manager or Assistant Manager to join their fast growing and ambitious UK team. You will form part of a high calibre team and will be responsible for delivering support to a range of clients, with a particular focus on Board and Committee support to clients within financial services. We are looking for candidates who will bring enthusiasm, energy and flexibility to the role, with the desire to strive and go the extra mile.

Main Duties (depending on experience)
Acting as relationship manager for large clients and overseeing a team providing Board and Committee support to those clients
Regular relationship meetings with key clients
Providing end to end Board and Committee support to a range of clients
Providing a dedicated point of contact for all Board and Committee members
Preparing annual agenda planners and liaising with clients to draft meeting agendas
Collating and distributing meeting papers using a range of corporate secretarial software
Attending Board and Committee meetings, minute-taking and providing support and guidance on procedural and governance matters at meetings
Coordinating with relevant individuals for the minute review process, distribution of minutes, and execution of finalised minutesPreparing action lists and following up on matters arising
Drafting of relevant documentation to approve and effect corporate changes and undertaking any statutory filings with the Registrar of Companies
preparing, reviewing or updating key governance documents such as terms of reference, matters reserved and articles of association
Corporate governance benchmarking reviews
Provision of Directors' training
Facilitating/ administering Board effectiveness reviews
Supporting the wider team with governance and transactional projects

Essential Knowledge, Skills, Experience
A degree, ideally in Law/Business Studies, although this is not essential
ICSA part or fully qualified (or other professional qualification if relevant experience can be demonstrated)
A demonstrable interest in the company secretarial profession
Experience of attending and minuting Board and Committee meetings, preferably in the financial services sector
High level of attention to detail
A proven record of high performance and achievements
Commerical and practical outlook
Ability to build relationships and rapport, demonstrating credibility
Solution focussed, confident in communicating effectively with stakeholders at all levels
Ability to work on your own initiative and to take ownership of tasks, time and workload by prioritising and managing expectations.
Contributing towards monthly forecasting and work to ensure targets are met
Excellent computer skills, in particular MS Office, Excel and Outlook
High standard of professional and personal conduct and ethical behaviour