Assistant Company Secretary

  • Job Reference: TM/AsstCoSec
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2020
  • Recruiter: Massenhove Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Compliance and Conduct, Human Resources, Operations, Secretarial and Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Tony Martin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0333 121 8000

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Company Secretary

Job Market: Company Secretary / Insurance

Location: London


Assistant Company Secretary: About the role

This role provides proactive support and assistance to the Company Secretary in all their areas of responsibility.

Assistant Company Secretary: Key duties

Act as secretary to relevant Group Boards, Committees and other governance forums

Prepare and circulate board and committee agendas, resolutions and meeting papers in line with applicable service levels

Carry out statutory company administration including maintenance of statutory registers and statutory filings in accordance with applicable legal requirements

Advise on and monitor compliance with applicable company legislation and governance codes and regulations

Liaise with third party company secretarial service providers to overseas companies

Manage annual effectiveness evaluations of the Board and Board Committees

Promote best company secretarial practice among all relevant Group Committee secretaries

Maintain departmental pages on the intranet

Manage documentation of departmental procedures

Provide such other support to the Company Secretary as required

Company secretarial aspects of business projects including corporate acquisitions and liquidations

Assistant Company Secretary: Key requirements

Thorough knowledge of UK company law and corporate governance codes, and company secretarial practice and procedures

Experience of the Lloyd’s market or insurance industry would be extremely beneficial

Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint Desirable

Experience in use of Blueprint and Diligent Boards or similar platforms

ICSA qualified or part-qualified