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Company Secretary

Company Secretary

Job description

About Your New Employer:

Our client is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments which helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people.  Our client has more than 20,000 employees are based in 42 countries, and the firm operates in over 140 countries.  

About Your New Job:

  • This position partners with Boards and governance committees in Ireland, to act as a trusted advisor, and works closely with business, Legal, Risk and Compliance colleagues.
  • You will be involved in interesting project work where your advice and guidance as Company Secretary will be highly valued by the leadership team.
  • You will report to the Group Company Secretary and serve as a member of the Legal team.
  • You will be responsible for supervising and developing the Assistant Company Secretary.

What you will do:

  • Provide advice to Board directors, including the Chair, CEO and Non-Executive Directors of regulated companies on corporate governance matters and compliance with Irish company law and regulations.
  • Support the corporate governance framework for our client including: the administration of all Board and Committee meetings, setting meeting dates and agendas, issuing meeting papers and taking of accurate minutes.
  • Manage the administration of all our clients legal entities, both active and dormant, including: the formation, constitutional amendment and liquidation of legal entities; and the filing of all accounts, returns and formalities required by statute, law or regulation for each legal entity.
  • Work with group functions on ad hoc projects including but not limited to: corporate restructuring projects and transactions; integration of acquisitions; and regulatory change projects.

Who You Are:

  • Membership of the Chartered Governance Institute (or another Chartered Institute), or a qualified solicitor in Ireland (or an appropriate foreign jurisdiction equivalent).
  • Minimum of 3 years as an Assistant Company Secretary of a public listed company or 5 years as a Company Secretary of a complex regulated private company in either the financial services or professional services sectors.
  • A good knowledge of company law and corporate governance.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills with a track record of working effectively with stakeholders including Management and Non-Executive Directors
  • Ability to draft clear and accurate meeting minutes and action logs.
  • Experience with legal entity management databases.
  • A proven track record of advising Board members and Management on issues of corporate governance and best practice.

What’s Next:

Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or call me, Rebecca O'Neill on 01-4744618 or e-mail me on Roneill@sigmar.ie

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