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Company Secretarial Assistant

Company Secretarial Assistant

Job Title: Company Secretarial Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH18898_1560507983
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email: leena@dmjcosec.com
Job Published: June 14, 2019 11:26

Job Description


This is a client-facing role which involves service offerings to clients, guiding and developing the team.



JOB DESCRIPTION
CONTENT To manage a client portfolio and work closely with the Head of Department in delivering new/existing services and grow the business.




KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Legal * Provide point of reference for initial legal advice of clients * Providing corporate legal service offering, including: o Drafting corporate agreements o Share option schemes registration o Corporate restructure support * Liaise with and further develop relationships with Professional Support Partners * Staying updated on legal developments and changes to UK laws and regulations and assist with the development of CoSec bulletin on legal developments

2. Compliance * Performance of Company Secretarial role (incorporations and statutory filings, HMRC registrations) * Work with the KYC/compliance team and optimising existing processes * Provide point of reference for compliance team and oversee day-to-day work * Ensuring application of best practices as required by client profiles

3. Management * Assist the head of department in managing the CoSec team's daily processes and long-term development * Mentoring and coaching members of department * Possibility to drive clients' legal business development * Project development in accordance with legal requirements and market sentiments

4. New Client Acquisition * Taking an active part in winning new business, and developing existing relationships * Represent the department and company at networking events
RELATIONSHIPS Key Internal Contacts: Rest of the management team and department fee earners

Key External Contacts: Work with our network of legal contacts and strategic alliances; Clients as required


PERFORMANCE CRITERIA & KEY RESULT AREAS Optimise individual and team working methods Expand company portfolio of corporate legal service offering


PERSON SPECIFICATION
SPECIFIC AREAS OF EXPERTISE * Experienced company secretary, corporate solicitor or similar * Knowledge of working in an international environment Experience of managing a team


Essential Desirable Desirable





SOFT SKILLS & CORE COMPETENCIES ▪ Ability to work within established systems and standards ▪ Ability to time-manage and prioritise workload ▪ Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative ▪ Develop client relationships ▪ Represent the department & business at Networking events ▪ Results orientated/ Problem solver ▪ Accurate with high attention to detail ▪ Cultural awareness and ability to communicate cross-border ▪ High level of integrity, honesty and trustworthiness ▪ Flexible and open to change




Essential



LANGUAGE & TECHNOLOGY SKILLS ▪ Written and oral fluency in English ▪ Fluency in another language ▪ Competent PC user (Microsoft Office & Excel) ▪ Experience of working with CoSec software (e.g. Blueprint)


Essential Desirable Essential Desirable
EDUCATION ▪ Educated to degree level, preferably in a legal or business discipline ▪ Possible further Legal qualifications (e.g. ICSA, LPC)


Essential Desirable