Trainee Company Secretary (Associate)

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We are currently looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Trainee Company Secretary in Manchester

Working as part of our well-regarded, close-knit UK team, you will support in the delivery of company secretarial services to a diverse client base, offering you a solid foundation of company secretarial experience from which to grow your skill set within our team.

We’re looking for someone with a positive, can do attitude, who is committed to training as a Company Secretary and is keen to contribute to the commercial success of our business as we continue to grow.

Main duties include:

  • Processing new company incorporation requests electronically through our specialist software
  • Assisting with annual filing requirements on behalf of clients, including both the preparation and filing of documents
  • Assisting with the preparation of legal documentation and Companies House forms relating to routine company changes
  • Supporting internal colleagues with a broad range of corporate secretarial tasks and projects for clients where required
  • Managing a portfolio of clients in relation to our core annual service with the supervision of a senior member of the team
  • Managing administrative tasks on behalf of the team, including maintenance of our specialist software, registered office service and new client set-up process
  • Ensure strong working relationships, both with clients and colleagues alike


Education and qualifications:

  • The applicant will have achieved a 2:1 or higher degree qualification
  • Has commenced or is looking to commence qualification towards the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme or the LLM in Corporate Governance and Law/Grad CG postgraduate qualifications. 
     

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the role of a Company Secretary
  • Understanding of the basic principles of UK company law, corporate governance regulation, and best practice
  • Friendly, with the ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Strong attention to detail and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Solid IT skills with some experience of Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous experience using a Company Secretarial database would be advantageous but is not essential

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