Assistant Company Secretary – Fixed Term 12 Month Contract

North West
26 Aug 2021
23 Sep 2021
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

FTSE100 Business seeks an Assistant Company Secretary for one year fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave.


  • Working as part of a small company secretarial team to support the business by shaping, advising, and implementing policy and best practice in regard to company secretarial and share scheme administration
  • Attending Board and committee meetings, taking minutes and preparing Board packs
  • Handling statutory compliance for all UK subsidiaries and maintaining records
  • Handle queries and administer share schemes (employee and executive) including tax returns
  • Preparing stock exchange announcements
  • Preparing and drafting Corporate Governance sections in annual reports

We are looking for:

  • ICSA qualified with proven post qualification experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of Blueprint, Diligent or similar software together with skills in Microsoft Office particularly Excel
  • Experience is sought in minute taking, share schemes, and statutory compliance. Any additional experience is a benefit but not essential
  • Ideally you will have PLC experience but Limited company experience will also be considered if you have experience in the required areas above
  • Strong communication skills across all company levels from Board down
  • High level of organisation, administration and technical skills as well as excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Team player with a great sense of humour



Our client will consider flexible working including home working for candidates who are also prepared to travel to the office in the North West a minimum of 2 days a week.


If you are interested in this Assistant Company Secretary position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

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