Company Secretary

Company Secretary

Job Title: Company Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: April 2021
Reference: BBBH20446_1619526592
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2021 13:29

Job Description

Overview of the role

The candidate will work closely with the Head of Corporate Secretariat to provide the full range of corporate secretarial and governance support to the Group's UK and Luxembourg regulated entity boards and committees. This is a role operating at all levels of the Group, including liaison with Executive & Non-Executive Directors and Senior Management.

Duties and responsibilities

*Providing the full range of corporate secretarial support, including in relation to the Group's UK and Luxembourg regulated entity boards and committees
*Preparing agendas for board and committee meetings, attending meetings, preparing minutes, managing minute reviews and following up on action items
*Liaising with management regarding the provision and content of board and committee papers
*Providing corporate governance advice and support to the business, to ensure that the firm's boards and committees are operating effectively and in accordance with best practice from a corporate governance perspective
*Overseeing quarterly governance processes for the Corporate Secretariat team
*Participating in governance and regulatory projects being undertaken at the firm and implementing changes where required
*Assisting with the identification and implementation of process improvements for the Corporate Secretariat team
*Management and development of one team member (Assistant Company Secretary)
*Carry out additional duties as assigned Supervisory responsibilities
Technical skills and qualifications
*Relevant Corporate Secretariat qualifications
*Experience of working with Senior Managers and Directors in a Company Secretariat function within the Investment Management Industry
*Knowledge of relevant company law and corporate secretarial requirements
(English law requirements acceptable)
*Background and experience within financial services
*Well-developed knowledge of regulated board processes and procedures
*Knowledge of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime
Competencies required
In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:
*Ability to communicate effectively
*Strong organisational skills
*Ability to work with cross-functional teams
*Strong attention to detail
Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:
*Annual performance appraisal
*Completion of all assigned compliance training
Compliance requirements

At a minimum the role will require you to:
*Place the interest of the organisation's Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles
*Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required
*Understand and abide by all the company's policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required
*You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.