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Company Secretary

  • Location: Sevenoaks
  • Salary: £47,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Front-Line Talent
  • Contact: Joanne Sanderson
  • Expiry Date: 12 December 2022
  • Job Ref: JS/19636

•Are you comfortable in a fast paced, supportive role within the insurance industry?

•Do you have knowledge of financial services and familiar with FCA & AML?

We are searching for a Company Secretary to assist and support the Group and the Deputy Company Secretary, along with supporting the Boards.

Company Secretary Responsibilities:

•Filing of documents through web-filing systems and diligent entities (previously Blueprint)

•Preparation of statutory minutes and registers

•Minute taking for various Boards and Committees as required

•Liaising with company providers in other jurisdictions for non-UK based entities, to process corporate changes

•Assisting with the administration of the group’s insurance programmes

•Maintenance of all company registers, records, and legal documents

•Checking procedures required for events arising and drafting all paperwork

•Horizon scanning - monitor changes within the regulatory environment

•Arrange stock transfer agreements, share allotments, payment of dividends

•Acquisition, upkeep, and administration of the company’s trademark portfolio, including liaising with external trademark lawyers

•Dealing with due diligence and KYC requirements of third parties

•Assisting Finance with bank mandates for new accounts and changes

•Manage and maintain the secretarial diary/mailbox with key corporate legal dates

•Adhere to company processes with regards to FCA compliance and treating customers fairly

•To undertake and assist other reasonable responsibilities and projects as instructed by the deputy company secretary

Company Secretary Requirements:

•Previous company secretarial experience - administration, board/committee support and experience of minuting complex meetings

•ICSA qualified, part qualified, or equivalent legal qualification essential

•Knowledge and experience of diligent entities (formerly Blueprint) and diligent boards (or other software) is desirable

•Excellent communication skills and experience communicating with a range of stakeholders

•Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills

•Ability to multi-task, work to tight deadlines and work autonomously as well as excellent team-working skills

•Confidence taking ownership of matters from inception to completion

•Proactive and positive attitude, with a flexible style that allows for the input of others

•Trustworthy and ability to maintain confidentiality

•Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills

•Ability to foster good relationships at all levels across the business and externally

•Willing to learn new areas and take on new duties

•Strong IT skills; thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Visio

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

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