Deputy Company Secretary

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Our client, an innovative and dynamic asset management business is looking for a Deputy Company Secretary to join its CoSec department. You will be responsible for supporting the Company Secretary at a strategic and operational level to develop the department’s profile and services, drawing on your knowledge of the business’s needs and external industry trends. The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Secretary of top calibre with solid company secretarial experience in a listed environment and ideally within the financial services sector. If you are collaborative, proactive and able to manage a team, then this role might be a great fit!

Key Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage the process of Company Secretarial elements of any corporate actions such as simplification and liquidation programmes, Group acquisitions, and other corporate actions
  • Oversee the production and mailing of the Annual Report
  • Take minutes in relation for the UK subsidiaries as required
  • Prepare the year-end Audit and Risk Committee report
  • Assist the Company Secretary with plc Board meeting and corporate governance matters
  • Overseeing and providing advice on the company secretarial processes and governance within Group entities
  • Ensure the comprehensive review of each share scheme offered.
  • Line manage the more junior members of the team, up to the Senior Assistant Company Secretary

Experience and Qualifications

  • ICSA qualified
  • Proficient in Word, Microsoft Outlook and Excel with working knowledge of Diligent Entities (Blueprint Oneworld), Diligent Boards, InsiderTrack and Microsoft Visio an advantage
  • Working knowledge of Companies Act, Listing Rules, Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules and Market Abuse Regulation
  • Proven experience of working effectively and winning confidence with Board members at plc Board level

Personal Qualities and Behaviours

  • You will be highly organised and able to work to your own deadlines whilst also providing support to other members of the team
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator who can communicate at all levels of the business

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Reference Number: 1701

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