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Company Secretary

Location: SOUTH WEST LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 20,000.00-24,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: PART TIME Applications: 2
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: X3-210987


I am seeking a accountancy qualified ( ACCA /CIMA /ACA ) professional that ideally has previous experience of working in a company secretary role. You will be used to working with high-level executives /Directors to ensure the company complies with Financial and legal requirements, as well as maintaining a high level of corporate governance.

This role will report to both the MD and FD.

Duties will include:

  • prepare agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual general meetings (AGMs) and follow up on action points
  • take minutes, draft resolutions, and lodge required forms and annual returns with Companies House, the UK's registrar of companies
  • ensure policies are kept up to date and approved by the committee
  • maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
  • deal with correspondence, collate information and write reports, communicate decisions to relevant company stakeholders
  • contribute to meeting discussions, and when required advise members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax departments of the implications of proposed policies
  • monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take appropriate action
  • liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
  • take responsibility for the health and safety of employees and manage matters related to insurance and property
  • develop and oversee the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements
  • pay dividends and manage share option schemes and take a role in share issues, mergers and takeovers
  • maintain the register of shareholders and monitor changes in share ownership of the company - in a publicly listed company
  • monitor the administration of the company's pension scheme - this may be a requirement in some smaller companies
  • enter into contractual agreements with suppliers and customers
  • manage the office space and deal with personnel administration and insurance for employees, equipment and premises
  • oversee PR relating to aspects of financial management.


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