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Company Secretary

Company Secretary - Software Company - London - £90,000

Are you a talented Company Secretary looking for an incredible opportunity to join a leading software development group based in London? La Fosse associates are currently partnering with this business to recruit a forward thinking and progressive Company Secretary to join their team.

The Role

You will be responsible for ensuring the company complies with standard legal and financial practice, meets Companies House requirements and that the organisation maintains high standards of corporate governance and ESG reporting.

You will gain full responsibility of:

  • Advising and guiding on matters of law and governance to the board and senior managers.

  • Organising agenda and papers for board meetings and AGMs. Ensuring that committee meetings and AGMs are run according to the constitution and Companies House requirements.

  • Company administration including maintaining statutory books, dealing with correspondence, taking minutes, drafting resolutions, lodging required forms and annual returns with Companies House.

  • Responsible for the Group Controls handbook, ensure it is legally compliant, kept up to date and meets the needs of the business.

  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and keep the Board / senior management informed as appropriate.

  • Oversee policies, making sure they are up to date and referred to the appropriate committees for approval. E.g. audit committee, remuneration committee.

Your Profile

  • Previous experience working as a Company Secretary in a private or publicly listed company

  • Proven track record of administrative and secretarial work

  • Experience of working in an operational management role would be an advantage.

  • A thorough knowledge of Company law and corporate regulations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to take accurate notes and minutes of meetings

  • Current and in-depth knowledge of pensions legislation

  • A good working knowledge of IP, contracts, and lease management

The Company

They are a leading software development group based in Central London. The company own business all over the world and are very well respected in the industry. This role will be based in their London office (when it is safe to do so) with flexible working conditions. The company will be working remotely for the remainder of 2020 as a minimum.

Salary and Benefits

The salary on offer for this Company Secretary role is £70,000 - £90,000 plus exceptional benefits and unrivalled career progression.