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Company Secretary

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Change Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £280 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Haleema Hussain

  • Contact email:

    haleema.hussain@bwd-search.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0113 274 3000

  • Job ref:

    V-60597

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6.0 MONTH

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-27

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-29

  • Consultant:

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Company Secretary – 6 Month Contract
Paying £300 per day, London
A 6 month contract opportunity has arisen to work within a global Financial Services organisation. Our client is looking to appoint a Company Secretary to work within the Legal department.
As a part of this role you will ensure that UK legal entities and their committees comply with UK statutory, regulatory and governance requirements.
Main responsibilities include:
  • Advising senior stakeholders, directors, committee members and functional leads on a variety of company law, regulatory and governance issues
  • Monitor changes in legislation and regulations to ensure the company is compliant
  • Filing of annual returns, financial statements and statutory returns
  • Assisting in reviewing, negotiating and approving for execution documentation such as powers of attorney and letters of representation
  • Organising and being responsible for Board and Committee meetings, supporting the Chairman and the CEO in ensuring the Board and its Committees function efficiently and effectively
  • Providing guidance, and being a strategic adviser, to the directors and management on the Companies Act 2006
Education and Professional qualifications:
  • ICSA qualified or graduate with law degree or other comparable qualification
  • Previous experience of working in a company secretarial function within financial services, professional services or a matrixed multinational organisation, or corporate law expertise gained in a law firm or an in-house environment
  • Good knowledge of Company Law, corporate governance and financial regulations
Please get in touch for further information.