Company Secretary

Company Secretary

Job Title: Company Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Reference: BBBH15089
Contact Name: Rory Strong
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 15, 2016 13:31

Job Description

Job Title Company Secretary
Reporting toChief Financial Officer

The Company
Market leading specialist engineering group.

Job Purpose
A member of the Group's Statutory Board with responsibility for ensuring the statutory duties of the Group are fulfilled. To ensure compliance with company law, to maintain the statutory registers and to make the necessary filings with the Registrar of Companies such as annual returns, financial statements and certain forms with respect to changes to share capital, board appointments etc. Responsibilities also include the oversight of the governance framework and long term incentive plans.

Key Deliverables
*Company Secretary to all UK companies

*Company secretarial support to overseas companies as required

*Director of some of the Group's dormant UK companies

*Maintain key statutory registers for all Group companies on Blueprint database (with support from PA to Chief Financial Officer). Establish Persons of Significant Control (PSC) registers for UK companies to comply with new legislation

*File accounts, annual returns and statutory forms for all UK companies at Companies House

*Oversee the governance framework and work with CFO to test and validate compliance and keep policies up to date. To include the role of Anti-Bribery Officer and the approval of gifts/entertainment in accordance with the policy.

*Assist with production of annual report for main Group (and other group companies as required)

*Manage (/ wind up) share schemes

*Responsibility for maintaining the group corporate structure, articles of association and Directorships

*Produce minutes of Board meetings and general meetings for main Group and other group companies as required (e.g. for re-financing, banking issues, board changes, dividends, approval of accounts)

*Undertake Board evaluation every two years

*Implement and manage incentive arrangements for directors and senior management as part of the Remuneration Committee

*Monthly reconciliation of payroll

*Carry out the duties of the Whistleblowing Officer

*Research, clarify and communicate compliance/corporate governance issues

*Maintain the Trademarks registration

*Oversee the insurances

*Manage the Data protection registration in the UK

*Ad hoc projects as required

Key Attributes

*Ability to produce quality work to tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
*A structured and organised approach to work, self-motivated with the ability to manage own workload, meet deadlines and ensuring successful completion of tasks.
*Pro-active approach with tenacity and a 'can do' attitude.
*Self-confident, assertive and challenging.
*Works to overcome resistance or setbacks and demonstrate competence in problem solving.
*Is resilient and demonstrates stamina and reliability including under sustained pressure.
*Team player, who encourages collaboration, welcomes challenges to achieve greater results.
*Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for team decisions.
*Shares knowledge and learning with team members.
*Actively contributes to organisational objectives.
*Able to take both high level view of situations as well as focus on detail and demonstrates excellent attention to detail