Company Secretary

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Contract: Permanent  
Hours: Full-time 
Practice Area: Leisure
Years of Experience: 5+ Years  
 
We are seeking a Company Secretary as a first appointment for our client, a leisure business based in Central London. You will be responsible for corporate governance across the group and will hold a strategic position at the heart of governance operations within the group working closely with the Board and reporting directly into the General Counsel. This is an outstanding and high profile opportunity for someone to make the role their own and get involved in setting up systems and shaping the function.
 
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
 
  • Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries 
  • Contribute to meeting discussions and preparation of minutes as and when required, and advise members of the boards and audit & risk committee on proposed corporate governance policies and changes in legislation 
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take appropriate action, including ensuring compliance of the group with the corporate governance reporting requirements for private companies. Develop and oversee the systems to ensure that the group is compliant.
 
The successful candidate will be a qualified as a chartered secretary (ICSA) preferred (or professional accountant or solicitor with good company secretary experience). You will flexible, adaptable and personable with strong communication skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels. If you have well-organised approach to work, we’d like to hear from you.

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