Company Secretary

Hays Legal
England, Gloucestershire, Tewkesbury
Closing date
17 Mar 2021

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Co Sec Job - Tewkesbury / Home Working

Your new company
Our client is part of a Bluechip business offering outsourced professional services to SPV companies. Their environment is down to earth and fast paced with a passion for client service; they currently have a rare opening for a Company Secretary to join their team in Gloucestershire.Reporting into the Head of Finance, this is an excellent opportunity for a company secretary who is looking for an autonomous position with plenty of stakeholder contact.

Your new role
As Company Secretary, you will enjoy a varied role. You will be responsible for ensuring that the business complies with statutory requirements and maintains high standards of corporate governance. You will act as the main point of communication for the board of directors, lenders, solicitors and company shareholders and you will be responsible for SPV companies as required. You will ensure all assets and liabilities of LIFT companies are accurately recorded and reconciled and will be responsible to the board of LIFT companies and 2 authority controlled centers, providing guidance and technical assistance to stakeholder members as necessary. Controlling Insurance renewals and claims and a lender required valuation processes of the premises within the portfolios.This is in addition to attending board meetings, taking and issuing minutes, preparing and issuing Board papers as required and assisting Managers in complying with company policies and procedures.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have substantial company secretary experience, either as a qualified company secretary or someone with recent experience in this field who is studying towards your ICSA qualifications. You will have a diplomatic approach and the confidence to provide support to high-profile company staff and board members, and a commercial frame of mind. You will have experience of drafting relevant Company House forms and documents and relevant Board Minutes and Resolutions as required, as well as excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels. It is essential that you have excellent attention to detail, a well-organised approach to work and the ability to prioritise and work well under pressure. Experience of working within a large corporate/FTSE 250 company would be desirable.

What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity for a company secretary who is looking to take the next step in their career. You will work at the heart of a growing business, who truly value their staff's wellbeing. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, free parking is available on site. A unique role not to be missed.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. We would expect a candidate with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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