West Midlands Deputy CoSec opportunity (Flexible Working)

England, West Midlands, Coventry
06 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
Ryan Bernarte
Job Title
Company Secretary
Practice Area
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

You'll provide legal guidance and support to the business on all elements of company secretarial, corporate governance and corporate reporting matters.

These will include:

  • Support Board and Society governance processes to ensure the Society remains compliant with legal requirements and external benchmarks.
  • Draft and review Board and Board Committee policies and papers, the Schedule of Matters Reserved, Committee terms of reference, Board minutes and other similar documentation.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to formulate and implement plans for the Society's AGM and preparation of the Annual Report and Accounts.
  • Oversee corporate governance aspects of the Society's Annual Report & Accounts and AGM, including review and approval of AGM communications.

What will make you successful:

  • Legally qualified (or ICSA qualified) with substantial post qualification experience in a role of similar seniority.
  • Strong experience and deep knowledge of corporate law and the UK Corporate Governance Code.
  • Self-driven and able to work autonomously with little supervision.
  • Experience of working in a complex and busy workplace are essential, with the ability to effectively manage and prioritize conflicting priorities.
  • Highly organized person with proven communication skills, who can inspire confidence from senior stakeholders and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Excellent drafting, research, negotiation, analytical and influencing skills.
  • Ideally, you'll have financial services experience and/or experience of working in a regulated environment.