Financial Services Assistant Company Secretary

Financial Services Assistant Company Secretary

Job Title: Financial Services Assistant Company Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Reference: BBBH19850_1583320437
Contact Name: Poppy Talyor
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2020 11:13

Job Description

Assistant Company Secretary

Salary Expectations: Competitive

Location: Oxford or various UK locations

Reporting to: Head of Secretariat

A Global household named Financial Services company are seeking an assistant Company Secretary to join their recently rejuvenated team. Seeking someone passionate for Governance and best practice with experience and enthusiasm to assist with projects and continued team development.

They offer flexible working and a collaborative environment while working for a traditional and impressive company dating back generations.

The Role:

*Act as Company Secretary providing a full company secretarial service to a portfolio of companies, boards, board committees and management committees
*Provide support, advice and training internally and externally in relation to the UK companies
*Support the Chairs through the provision of business and commercial insight, ensuring that Boards are considering the most appropriate topics
*Contributing as a subject matter expert to business projects and taking responsibility for deliverables as required
*Identification, assessment and implementation of regulatory and legislative changes
*Ensuring best practice corporate governance principles are implemented in all day to day activities
*Support the Head of the UK Company Secretariat & Governance Team and Lead Company Secretary to deliver Corporate Governance projects
*Management of UK Company Secretariat & Governance Team shared inbox
*Identifying ways to improve efficiency and delivery of the department through implementing key infrastructure to support the team and wider business


*Either a Chartered Secretary (ACIS or FCIS) or an equivalent level of professional qualification and experience
*Educated to degree level
*Experienced in all aspects of company secretarial work
*Knowledge of underlying legislation and its application to practical situations
*Practical experience of managing projects and delivering change to the business
*Able to manage relationships at all levels of the business to influence the achievement of good governance outcomes
*Flexible and adaptable personal style with strong influencing and negotiation skills
*Highly organised, pragmatic and able to effectively manage shifting priorities
*Someone with commercial thinking and ability to form part of a close team

If you would like to hear more about this role or to have a confidential discussion about how to apply, contact me at or on 07921 210 175.