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Assistant Company Secretary

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
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19 Nov 2021

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Assistant Company Secretary Job - Bristol - Hybrid Working Available

Your new company
This highly successful and rapidly growing company work with a range of top clients. They are currently looking for an Assistant Company Secretary to join their Bristol office. This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and give yourself a new challenge. The role offers the opportunity to help establish and develop new systems and processes, working closely with the legal and commercial teams to ensure full compliance with all applicable regulations. Hybrid working is available however as this role is based in Bristol it is anticipated that you will live within commutable distance of the office.

Your new role
As Assistant Company Secretary, you will take responsibility for day-to-day company secretarial support functions, working closely with the Group Company Secretary and other team members to maintain an efficient and professional company secretariat function across the Group. The preparation of papers, minutes, agendas and board packs will be an integral part of the role. You will also work on:

  • Company secretarial management of a portfolio of 100% owned, third party and joint venture projects.
  • Use of Blueprint OneWorld to maintain statutory registers.
  • Preparation and filing of documents with Companies House to comply with statutory requirements.
  • Preparation and issue of loan note documents and maintenance of loan note registers.
  • Planning of board meetings which includes liaison with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and schedule board and shareholder meetings including liaison with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Attending to queries that arise within the Group relating to Company Secretariat issues using Blueprint, SharePoint and paper records.
  • Maintaining awareness and knowledge of changes within Company law.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have previous company secretarial experience and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office suite. You might be ICSA qualified, or you might be part-qualified/studying. You should have extensive minute taking experience and good working knowledge of the Companies Act 2006. Excellent communication and organisation skills and being a team player is also vitally important to this role.

What you'll get in return
This is an incredible opportunity to develop your company secretary career within a supportive and outstanding environment. Your will also receive a competitive salary and a range of other benefits.

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. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays.

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Network of Experts

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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