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Deputy Company Secretary

Deputy Company Secretary - Specialty Insurance

Hybrid/London

£Excellent + Exceptional benefits + 25% bonus

We are looking for a Deputy Company Secretary to join the team and support operations.

What part will yo play? If you're looking for a place where you can make a meaningful difference, you've found it. The work we do at here gives people the confidence to move forward and seize opportunities, and you'll find your fit amongst our global community of optimists and problem-solvers. We're always pushing each other to go further because we believe that when we realize our potential, we can help others reach theirs.

Join us and play your part in something special!

The opportunity:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Deputy Company Secretary to join our team. The Deputy Company Secretary will work closely with the Company Secretary to ensure that the company complies with statutory and regulatory requirements and maintains high standards of corporate governance.

Using your experience to work closely with senior stakeholders and the business, you will be an integral part to the smooth running of the day to day.

What you'll be doing:

  • Support Company Secretary with execution and implementation of Responsible Business Strategy, including project work on Sustainability, Environmental, Social and Governance related matters.
  • Lead on governance arrangements (including organising and minuting meetings) for various Boards, Board Committees, Management Committees and overseas entities.
  • Lead on responding to routine enquiries from the business relating to directorships, due diligence and other governance matters.
  • Complete Company Secretarial administration and filings in a timely manner, including but not limited to updating company records and structure charts, making Companies House filings, minuting meetings, drafting resolutions, drafting reports, annual Director and Senior Manager declaration and conflicts processes, signing and filing of annual returns and financial statements, policies and procedures, terms of reference.
  • Lead on specialist projects, including but not limited to mergers and acquisitions, share capital reductions, company wind ups, drafting governance resources, Board and Committee Effectiveness Reviews, Director onboarding and training.

Our must-haves:

  • Strong minute-taking skills with a proven history of effective minute-taking.
  • Strong interest in governance related matters, including but not limited to Responsible Business, Sustainability, Environmental, Social and Governance related matters.
  • Extensive Company Secretarial experience, preferably in an insurance or financial services firm.
  • Experience with Corporate transactions including but not limited to mergers and acquisitions, share capital reductions, company wind ups.
  • Associate of The Chartered Governance Institute UK and Ireland status or higher level; or similar level of legal training.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong IT (Microsoft Office) skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with Company Secretarial software such as Diligent Blueprint, and Electronic Board pack software.
  • A high level of integrity and discretion at all times.
  • A desire to and develop their skills and expertise in this role.

What's in it for you?

  • A great starting salary plus annual bonus & strong benefits package‚Ķ
  • 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy / sell extra leave
  • Fantastic company pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, season ticket loan as well as other great benefits on offer
  • There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career and we can provide the support needed to do just that!

Deputy Company Secretary

London, UK
Full time
Lloyd's of London Market
Exceptional Benefits + 25% bonus
MKL01352_1711559814

Published on 27 Mar 2024

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