Company Secretary

Expiring today

Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
31 May 2017
Closes
28 Jun 2017
Ref
1098302
Job Title
Secretary
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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