Senior Consultant

Senior Consultant

Location: London, England Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago Employment type: Permanent Sector: Company Secretarial Reference: BBBH21224_1635855135
This highly regarded team of part and fully qualified cosec professionals seek to further grow their team with the hire of a Senior Consultant.

Your main responsibilities will include

* Managing a varied portfolio of clients, including complex and high profile listed companies
accountabilities include:
o Full support to private and listed company Boards and committees, including attendance at
the meetings in a minute taking and advisory capacity
o Providing advice and guidance on corporate governance best practice to a diverse portfolio
of clients including the preparation of reports as required
o Ensuring compliance with all Stock Exchange requirements including all listing, statutory and
regulatory requirements, stock market announcements and compliance with Market Abuse
Regulations (MAR)
o Drafting and reviewing the non-financial sections of Annual Report and Accounts, and
project managing the process where appropriate for our clients
o Organising and managing the annual and other general meetings, including the preparation
of all relevant notices
o Regulatory , statutory and governance reporting requirements - maintenance of corporate
registers, director details and records for client entities
o Reviewing relevant statutory submissions and returns on behalf of clients
o Reviewing regulatory announcements on behalf of client companies using a range of RIS
* Overseeing and reviewing the work carried out by more junior colleagues for clients in your portfolio
and reviewing work for the wider team, including more technical documents such as corporate
* Taking a proactive approach to establishing and developing relationships with key clients,
demonstrating positive behaviours in account development and relationship management.
* Contributing to or leading internal and external technical initiatives, e.g. training sessions, webinars,
* Sharing your core technical knowledge with other team members and leading internal knowledge
sharing initiatives.
* Proactively contributing to operational and/or client related improvement and initiatives.
* Ensuring that services are delivered to a high standard, on time, and within our commercial
operating model and encouraging delivery at these standards by junior colleagues.
* Supporting your Manager in the development of graduate trainees and/or part qualified team
members who provide the support on your portfolio of clients.
* Approval of Customer Due Diligence to ensure compliance with our Anti-Money Laundering Policies
and Know Your Client requirements.
Key Accountabilities
* Team performance & development: take responsibility for your own performance and skill
development. Where relevant, identify and escalate any performance issues within immediate team.
Provide on the job training and mentoring as assigned by senior team members
* Managing change: actively participate in change, carry out any assigned tasks within the given
timeframe. Be aware of how own activity supports and contributes to a process of change
management, advise/plan accordingly. Actively look for operational improvement/ make
recommendations where there are improvement opportunities
* Leadership: support execution of strategic vision within function/team. Assist in managing the
team/function. Where relevant support the manager with the delegation of work to less experienced
staff whilst retaining responsibility
* Company knowledge: have a good understanding of impact of other disciplines within our business
on own area of work. Apply management and business skills in working with clients and/or in own
* Business knowledge: have an understanding of key issues dominating the market for own business
area. Have a good understanding of business propositions
* Chargeable hours (If applicable): maintain accurate reports of time spent on billing modules. Ensure
that all time charged is justified and in line with internal policies/procedures, encourage and support
others to do the same
* Relationship Management: actively engage with colleagues within our business. Seek to develop
network and establish mutually beneficial relationships. Develop strong client relationships with
intermediaries, third parties and identify key client contacts so as to be seen as the first point of
* Sales (If applicable): close sales by developing or issuing a proposal for client response
(formally/conversationally) - Identify and develop sell-on/ cross -sell opportunities within our business
* Influencing: achieve specific outcomes with stakeholders by building consensus and resolve conflict.
Influence within team and the wider department where appropriate. May influence clients
* Data integrity/reporting: accurately draft, prepare and review relevant documentation. Provide
accurate and timely data. Advise and support junior members of the team
* Mandatory training: complete all mandatory training as per the training calendar and actively remind
others to do so
* Policies and procedures: ensure knowledge of and compliance with our policies and procedures and
keep up to date with amendments. Guide and advise junior members of the team
* Risk: ensure that all weaknesses/incidents identified in relation to service delivery/internal processes
are reported correctly, recorded and appropriate actions are implemented
* Legal & regulatory: have achieved and maintain an understanding of relevant legal and regulatory
* Verbal: communication & presentation: present ideas effectively, using appropriate language and
tone. May present 1:1, in small or large Groups, where appropriate may present to other areas within
our business or to a small number of external clients
* Written communication: autonomously produce high quality of work and act as a focal point for
queries from less experienced members of the team. For external clients, where required, ensure the
approved procedures and templates are used and that reports are completed in accordance with

Experience & Personal Attributes
* Associate of ICSA, The Chartered Governance Institute
* Extensive knowledge of UK company law, regulation and best practice, including solid listed and
board facing experience.
* Strong minute taking abilities.
* Ability and willingness to work in a fast paced environment and to balance conflicting deadlines.
* Ability to integrate into a dynamic team and work in a collaborate manner, taking a hands-on role
when necessary.
* Commercial awareness and desire to work within a professional services environment, with a broad
understanding of this model.
* Strong client facing and relationship management skills.
* Ability to engage with and guide less experienced team members to encourage their personal and
professional development

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