Company Secretarial Assistant Manager

Company Secretarial Assistant Manager

Job Title: Company Secretarial Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £75000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH18771_1557759410
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 15:56

Job Description

The role holder will be responsible for all aspects of Company Secretarial and Corporate Governance support including arrangements for and attendance at board, committee and shareholder meetings, preparing and filing documentation, reviewing the corporate governance section of the annual report and accounts, regulatory compliance and statutory returns, quarterly corporate governance reporting to Boards, To contribute to the raising of the company's Corporate Governance profile and the sharing of knowledge and learning with the wider cosec community.

Experience required:

Excellent technical knowledge of listed corporates and funds (in particular Investment Trusts), the Companies Act 2006, Market Abuse Regulation, The Listing Rules and Continuing Obligations including the Disclosure & Transparency Regulations and AIM rules. The UK Corporate Governance Code and AIC Code.
Experience of and history with strong relationships with client boards. Practiced at client interaction resulting in superb communication skills.
Can demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, analytic and report writing skills.
Applicants will hold relevant industry qualifications (ICSA), with a preference for Associate status (ACIS).

Duties and responsibilities will include:

Responsible for service delivery to UK clients, whether Funds or Corporate, and be the primary point of contact;
Delivery of work to agreed scope and timescales
Understand the relevant legislation and ensuring that all activities undertaken meet legislative requirements
Draft board papers, assemble board packs and ensure distribution to client boards
Attend and minute board, committee and shareholder meetings, travelling to client locations as required
Draft other company materials including announcements and statutory filings, as appropriate
Draft the corporate governance section of annual and semi-annual reports in conjunction with fund accountants and advisors
Provide review and comment on corporate documentation as required by client and in conjunction with other advisors
Liaise with auditors, as required
Keep clients' records up to date and ensure all statutory registers are maintained
Receive, monitor and keep up to date with constitutional, regulatory and listing requirements as applicable to individual clients
Take responsibility for various other aspects of our service offering, including developing client relationships, keeping up to date with best practice and helping disseminate the same to the wider team, undertaking office administration including billing and project work, and supporting business development, as appropriate
Deal with correspondence, the collating of relevant information and writing of reports, ensuring decisions made or action points agreed are communicated to the relevant parties and completed within timescales set and agreed
Provide contribution to meeting discussions, as and when required
Monitoring changes in legislation and the regulatory environment, taking appropriate action as required, and providing the role of Trusted Adviser
Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
Coach and mentor junior members of the team.
Assist with the production, where necessary, of relevant policies and procedures including the development of a knowledge bank
Participate in and lead (where appropriate) internal training sessions relevant to area of expertise
Remain aware of the obligations for the reporting of unusual transactions and act as a guide to the Department in this respect
Adhere to Risk & Associate Compliance procedures in relation to regulatory requirements and AML legislation;
Adhere to CPD requirements in accordance with qualification level and in-house procedures;
Any other duties as deemed necessary by Management.
The principle of true shared ownership is fundamental to our culture and aligns us completely with the best interests of our clients.