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International Company Secretary

London, England, GB

Company: Edenbrook

Category: Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Published on 2022-05-10 13:08

International Company Secretary (12 month FTC)

London – Flexible hybrid working

£100,000 - £130,000

A market leading international reinsurance broker are seeking an International Company Secretary for a FTC. Reporting to the International CFO, this individual will have responsibility for overall corporate governance, with supervision of statutory and regulatory obligations of the Group’s entities. They will act as an effective nexus for multiple teams, departments and levels of seniority.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

· Manage Assistant Company Secretary

· Manage Board and Committee governance

· Oversight of the central diary for Group entities board meetings

· Maintenance of all documents describing the Governance framework of the business

· Manage the preparation of boards and committees with support from Assistant Company Secretary

· Maintenance of annual board planner

· Maintenance of the Group structure chart and ownership information

· Maintenance of corporate entity database with core entity information with support from Assistant Company Secretary

· Produce governance related board report and quarterly governance report to the relevant boards

· Management of Regulatory and statutory filings

· Coordinating and managing with the Group Home Office in-house counsel and international finance/accounts team to prepare documentation regarding intra-group cash movements (i.e. dividends, capital contributions, share issuances, buyback share etc.)

· Keeping a central file of all current intra-group agreements (service agreements, IP licenses, agreements, loan agreements) and ensuring the current versions are saved correctly

· Oversight and management of international acquisitions and management of new board

· Management of all third-party corporate governance administrators and providers

· Maintenance of governance and compliance policies

· Provide advice and information to directors and officers as required

· Provide input to adhoc projects and work streams across the Group

· Support the business to complete any KYC and other governance requests, both internally and externally

· Aid the Parent Company Group General Counsel as required

· Board portal super user on Diligent

· Management of induction of new board members

· Management of Employee share options

You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience:

· ICSA qualified or completed a legal degree

· Able to demonstrate an understanding of company secretary governance, corporate business practices and legislation

· Demonstrates strong corporate administration skills

· Experience in Broking firm or financial services

· Able to work under pressure, with limited supervision

· Discretion and integrity handling confidential information

· Excellent spoken and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills