Job Title: CoSec
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH15049
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2016 17:05

Job Description

Independent provider of institutional and private client services require a qualified Company Secretary with listed funds experience.


Client facing

Responsible for service delivery to our UK clients, whether it Funds or Corporate, and be the primary point of contact;
Help more junior members of the team, deliver 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 meetings, travelling to client locations as required
Draft other company materials including announcements and statutory filings, as appropriate
Draft annual and semi annual reports in conjunction with fund accountants and 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 some 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
Provide any other duties as defined or deemed necessary by our Clients


Assist with the production, where necessary, of relevant policies and procedures

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;
Adhere to core values and expected behaviours;
Any other duties as deemed necessary by Management.


Proven track record of working on UK listed funds with excellent technical knowledge of fund regulation and the Companies Act 2006 (including AIFMD & CRS/FATCA). It is preferred that experience has been gained through provision of services to UK Companies with the successful candidate being able to demonstrate a history of 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).
Excellent problem solving skills.
Excellent presentation skills

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