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Senior Manager/Associate Director

Senior Manager/Associate Director

Job Title: Senior Manager/Associate Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guernsey, Channel Islands
Industry:
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH21984_1644933144
Contact Name: Leena Myers
Contact Email: leena@dmjcosec.com
Job Published: February 15, 2022 13:52

Job Description

Exciting opportunity exists within this global professional services firm to join its cosec services arm

To head the Company Secretarial team, holding responsibility and autonomy for service delivery to Guernsey funds (some of which are listed) and other structures. Acting as company secretary for selected clients and responsible overall for the work carried out by the Company Secretarial team from governance through to attendance at board meeting, preparing and filing fund related documentation, producing / reviewing governance sections for financial statements, regulatory compliance, statutory returns and regular corporate governance reporting to Boards. To contribute to the raising of the company's Corporate Governance profile and the sharing of knowledge and learning with the wider cosec community.

Essential Requirements
Proven track record of working on Fund and other structures including LSE listed Companies
Excellent technical knowledge of fund regulations and listing rules of the various stock exchanges
Ability to provide overall leadership and to develop strong relationships with team members
Strong at interacting with client boards and other advisors
Can demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, analytic and report writing skills.
Preferably applicants will hold / or be working towards obtaining relevant industry qualifications (ICSA), with a preference for Associate status (ACIS)
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent organisational skills
Main Responsibilities and Duties
Client focused

Responsible for the performance of the whole corporate secretarial function and service delivery to our clients
Help to guide and develop junior members of the team
Ensuring the Company Secretarial function delivers to agreed scope and timescales
Drafting client SLAs and monitoring KPIs
Understand the relevant regulatory regime and ensuring that all activities undertaken meet regulatory requirements
Draft board papers, ensure board packs are assembled and distributed to client boards in a timely manner
Attend and minute board meetings, travelling to client locations as required
Draft other company materials including announcements and statutory filings, as appropriate
Draft governance sections of annual and semi annual reports in conjunction with fund accountants and advisors
Provide review and comment on corporate documentation as required by client and in conjunction with other advisors
Liaise with auditors as required
Keep clients' records up to date and ensure all statutory registers are duly 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 and key advisers relationships, keeping up to date with best practice and helping disseminate the same to the wider team, undertaking project work and supporting business development, as required
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 becoming a trusted adviser for client boards
Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
Provide any other duties as required
Internal

Assist with the production, where necessary, of relevant policies and procedures
Remain aware of the obligations for the reporting of unusual transactions
Adhere to Risk & Compliance procedures in relation to regulatory requirements and AML legislation;