Assistant Company Secretary

England, Bristol
30 Jan 2023
27 Feb 2023
Harriet Chapman
Job Title
Company Secretary
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Company Secretary Job, Senior Consultant, Governance Services, CGI - Bristol + Hybrid Working

Your new company
A well-known employer in Bristol, our client is growing to meet client needs for governance advisory and managed services in the UK and across the globe, and as a result is looking for a corporate governance and company secretarial professional at the Senior Consultant level to join their UK Corporate Governance team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at a time of growth and transformation. This role will be based in Bristol however there is the opportunity for a mixture of both home and office working, therefore it is anticipated that you will live within commutable distance of Bristol (the team working in a hybrid manner, typically doing 2 days in the office and 3 at home). Genuine career prospects are on offer here for the right candidate.

Your new role
Our client has established a team of company secretarial and corporate governance specialists who provide clients with a broad range of governance advisory and managed services both in the UK and globally. As a result of growth and several client/project wins, they are looking for candidates to support the delivery of UK Managed Service client engagements, primarily focusing on listed clients.

You will support the delivery of governance advisory and managed service client engagements, advise domestic and international clients on UK listing requirements, compliance, governance and transaction related matters and establish and maintain client relationships. You will supervise and coach junior members of the team and develop and maintain subject matter technical knowledge and service delivery templates, processes, tools and materials.

Your role will also include supporting business development and client relationship management activities, contributing to a variety of projects and initiatives as and when required and supporting business management and operational matters as and when required. You will also administer the on-boarding of new clients in accordance with company policies and processes.

What you'll need to succeed
Our client is looking for candidates with at least three years of previous company secretarial and corporate governance experience within professional services or industry, ideally within or for listed companies.

All interested candidates must have the drive and enthusiasm to pursue a career within company secretarial work and develop a wide range of UK compliance, governance and transaction related knowledge and experience, and the appetite to develop a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience.

You will ideally be a Member of the CGI/ICSA: The Governance Institute, however this is not a pre-requisite and our client is keen to hear from candidates with sufficient qualifying experience.

What you'll get in return
Our client is committed to flexible working and is happy to talk about flexible working. You will enjoy 25 days holiday, excellent pension scheme, shareholder incentive plan and a flexible employee benefits scheme.

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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