Company Secretary - In House

  • Job Reference: 66895IH
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: bens
  • Sector: Company Secretary
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

THE COMPANY

Our client is a longstanding player in the insurance industry.

THE ROLE

A Lead Company Secretary role has arisen which will support the Head of UK Secretariat & Governance, in leading the function, providing Governance advice, and delivering effective and efficient Board support services to the company's affiliated entities on a pan UK basis

The successful candidate will be extensively experienced at working at senior levels of an organisation, facilitating meetings and liaising with Non-Executive Directors, comfortable participating in Board / Committee meetings and advising Executives and the CEO.

The role will require active participation in Projects, providing senior level support and advice to the UK Executive team and other key stakeholders on all Governance matters affecting the UK entities and Branches.

General oversight of the team and accountability tasks will include:

Ensure the Maintenance of applicable statutory registers and Group databases

Ensure companies operate in accordance with company policies and procedures

Manage a portfolio of entities which will include the arranging, attending and minuting board, board committee and shareholder meetings, including distribution of agendas and supporting board papers, minutes and actions

Ensure the filing of statutory documents with Companies House, including statutory accounts, annual confirmation statements and event driven filings

Custodian of company records including minute books, filing records, correspondence, statutory documents, contracts and other documentation

Deputise for the Head of UK Secretariat & Governance as required, including attendance and minuting of the Monthly UK Executive Committee Meetings

Provide support and advice to the Executive and other key stakeholders on compliance with UK Branch governance requirements, including the UK Branch Governance Manual and delegated authorities ;

Project support - be a key part of business projects that impact on the team or its remit or operate across the company's legal entity structure (e.g. BREXIT, Legal Entity Simplification, UK Systems of Governance, Acquisitions / Divestments etc);

THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for this exciting role, you will be a qualified Chartered Secretary (or equivalent) with experience in company secretarial law with expert knowledge of relevant corporate law and governance and its application

In return the company is offering an attractive salary plus a generous benefits package including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme.

The company is committed to continuous improvement and offers access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.