Company Secretary ICSA

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Leeds
Salary
70000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual + GBP70000 - GBP90000/annum + Good Bens Package
Posted
23 Jun 2017
Closes
21 Jul 2017
Category
Legal
Function
Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company Secretary ICSA - Leeds, GBP - GBP

A successful firm based in Leeds is currently seeking a Company Secretary (the firm currently has circa 1000 staff). More details released on request / application. This is a senior role and the successful candidate should have both experience in a Company Secretarial role and also broader commercial expertise. Ideally An experienced and credible business professional with experience of working closely with the senior management team of a business and as such able to hit the ground running in a can do way as soon possible. Key: Company Secretary | Institute Chartered Secretaries and Administrators ICSA or equivalent qualification | Blueprint or similar

Ideal Background Requirements:
- ICSA or equivalent qualification, ideally with 5 years' experience in a similar role, and commitment to continuing professional development.
- Whilst not a necessity, the ideal candidate will have experience of negotiating and agreeing commercial contracts.
- Experienced user of Blueprint or a similar company secretarial package is advantageous.
- The successful candidate will be required to establish and grow effective relationships within the firm (there will be two direct reports: Head of HR and Head of Health and Safety)

The Role:
• Protect the legal interests of the Company;
• Organising and preparing agendas and papers for board, committee and shareholder meetings;
• Taking minutes, drafting resolutions, lodging required returns, compliance statements and statutory accounts with Companies House and other regulatory organisations;
• Following up on actions from meetings;
• Overseeing the insurance requirements and relationships of the business and dealing with employment related claims and surveys;
• Managing the company's property portfolio;
• Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors;
• Control of and input into contract negotiations, NDAs etc and Group use of industry bodies' terms and conditions of business;
• Intellectual property and domain name matters;
• Providing support with major HR issues;
• Overseeing policies and making sure they are kept up to date;
• Maintaining and filing statutory books and records, including registers of members, directors and secretaries, and persons with significant control and ensuring full legal compliance;
• Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
• Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action;
• Developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements;
Please contact Ahmed Baig with CV

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