Company Secretary

England, London
31 May 2017
29 Jun 2017
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a multinational plc is looking for a permanent Company Secretary to lead their Company Secretarial function.

This is a permanent role and will be a good fit for an experienced Deputy Company Secretary or experienced Company Secretary looking for a challenging role with a wide variety of responsibility.

Responsibilities Include:

  • organising and preparing agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual general meetings (AGMs);
  • liaising with the Board and advising on corporate governance;
  • taking minutes, drafting resolutions, lodging required forms and annual returns with Companies House;
  • following up on actions from meetings;
  • overseeing policies, making sure they are kept up to date and referred to the appropriate committee for approval;
  • maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries;
  • dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
  • contributing to meeting discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax implications of proposed policies;
  • monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action;
  • liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors;
  • taking responsibility for the health and safety of employees and managing matters related to insurance and property;
  • developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements

Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ICSA Associate or Fellow
  • Significant experience of carrying out Company Secretarial duties, at a FTSE 100 or 250 organisation
  • Gravitas and ability to liaise with senior members of the board