Investment Trusts Assistant

Investment Trusts Assistant

Job Title: Investment Trusts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH15768_1494865584
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2017 17:26

Job Description

Investment management business require an Investment Trusts Assistant

Overview of the Role

This role is likely to suit someone who is a part qualified Company Secretary with previous office experience with a long-term wish to build a career in a professional environment as a Company Secretary. Good technical and administrative experience is required and the successful candidate will have demonstrated enthusiasm, the ability to write well, have reasonable numeracy and be a natural team player.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

*Assisting in the production of board papers ensuring they are properly collated and
dispatched within agreed timescales.

*Sourcing of supporting information and drafting routine reports as required for
inclusion in the Board papers.

*Supporting in the production of the annual report and accounts, half yearly reports and
interim management statements to shareholders of the investment trusts, including
preparation of mailing requirements and ordering of label data from various providers.

*Maintaining the statutory records, registers and annual returns for the investment
trusts including maintenance of the Blueprint database system and assisting in the
submission of returns to the Registrar of Companies

*Sharing the responsibility for all making all stock exchange(s) announcements e.g.
daily net asset values, voting rights, dispensation, substantial shareholder, share buy-
back, dividends, results, directors dealings, (keeping director's dealings up to date),
etc in accordance with agreed procedures.

*Circulating monthly portfolio valuations.

*Assisting the Company Secretaries to ensure loan facility compliance certificates are
signed off and dispatched within agreed timescales each month.

*Checking the website entries for the trusts to ensure that investment trust client
information is accurate and up to date.

*Maintaining the filing system for the investment trust clients.

*Preparing agendas, letters and general correspondence as required.

*Assisting with special ad hoc projects as directed by the Company Secretaries.

*Assisting with ad hoc departmental matters

*Liaising with appropriate external suppliers.

Work closely with the other assistants in the team and provide cover as necessary.

Technical Skills & Qualifications Required

*Knowledge equivalent to A level standard and a part qualified Company Secretary.

Competencies Required

*Good written and oral communication skills
*Strong organisational skills and able to prioritise effectively
*Strong attention to detail.
*Pride in the job and an eye for accuracy and layout.
*Able to work under pressure and use own initiative.
*Able to work as part of a team and prepared to share team structure responsibilities
*Experience of Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook is essential