Company Secretarial Assistant/Assistant Company Secretary

Company Secretarial Assistant/Assistant Company Secretary

Job Title: Company Secretarial Assistant/Assistant Company Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH21577_1636458716
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2021 11:51

Job Description

This reputed law firm is now in the market for an efficient Company Secretarial professional to be responsible for a wide variety of secretariat activities for the firm. The Company Secretaries provide a proactive secretarial service using Diligent Entities (formerly Blueprint) to a variety of clients and are first points of call on governance issues by both the NSL and external clients; they use their experience to guide, advise and assist Boards in achieving desired results.

The team

This role is to be based out of any of the firm's offices except for London (Manchester, East Anglia, Midlands or Yorkshire are all options) You will work with the existing Company Secretary, with secretariat sitting within the Corporate team and other fee earners within other service lines across the whole firm.

The work

The secretariat team provides support to a wide range of clients including corporates, family investment companies, universities and charities.

You will be responsible for a variety of tasks including on-going maintenance of company statutory records and share transactions, managing and inputting data on to Diligent Entities and co-ordinating and submitting filings to Companies House. You will also be involved in company incorporations, reconstructing statutory registers, company restorations, secretariat support on large corporate transactions, incorporation of charities and knowledge of charitable organisations. Further to this, you may also provide fee estimates and service information internally and directly to clients, draft minutes, shareholder resolutions, and articles of association, attend client board meetings and take board minutes, supervise junior colleagues and be involved in the provision of training to colleagues.

The person
The ideal candidate will be ICSA/CGI qualified as a minimum, with previous company secretarial experience gained within the professional services sector with a legal, financial or corporate background supporting a large portfolio of clients. You will be self-disciplined, flexible, produce work of excellent quality, be a confident and friendly team player and will have a can do attitude with an ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.