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Company Secretary

Job Description

Our client, a Financial Services business in Fareham, is seeking to recruit a Company Secretary due to continued growth in the team.

Key Responsibilities of the Company Secretary include:

  • Co-ordinate all aspects of board governance matters, including attendance at and preparation of minutes and resolutions for Board, Committee and ad hoc meetings, including liaison with the client and intermediaries as necessary
  • Co-ordinate and assist in obtaining members availability for the meetings and production of the relevant board packs for the Board, Committee and ad hoc meetings
  • Ensure that the preparation, review and distribution of all company secretarial documentation and filings are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Manage corporate calendars and corporate
  • Act as first point of contact in relation to requests for information and documentation from the board or committee members, local counsel, auditors and other third parties
  • Assist in the development of the corporate services function including new business opportunities and ongoing review of processes
  • Maintain registers for corporate services entities and all records detailing all contractual relationships
  • Develop and maintain company secretarial proformas and templates

Key Skills and Experience of the Company Secretary include:

  • Proven company secretarial experience supported by a relevant professional qualification (ICSA Diploma level or equivalent), with knowledge of administering listed entities
  • Proficient in minute writing
  • Sound technical financial services knowledge 
  • Strong knowledge of company and partnership laws
  • People management experience
  • Evidence of full responsibility for a client relationship or a significant part of a major client relationship
  • Act as a “B” level Authorised Signatory

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