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Junior/Assistant Company Secretary in Esher at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Esher
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    4/9/2019

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Junior / Assistant Company Secretary candidate to join our growing Company Secretarial Services team. Reporting to the Director of Company Secretarial you will be providing support to the date to day management of company secretarial services to a portfolio of over 300 clients.

This role would ideally suit a recent LLB graduate with a keen interest in company law and corporate governance or someone who already has relevant company secretarial experience and looking for a progressive future career.

As the largest and fastest growing region of Haines Watts we are looking for highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join to the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

The Junior / Assistant Company Secretary role is offering a competitive salary, progression within the team and study support with ICSA.

The Junior / Assistant Company Secretary duties will be:

  • To support the senior members of the team on the day to day management of the business, including the provision of company secretarial services to an existing portfolio of 300+ clients.
  • Reporting to the director of the company secretarial team, including report writing, presentations and consequent actions and follow up.
  • To support the members of the team to manage multiple projects to deadline whilst remaining flexible in approach is essential.
  • The role requires the utmost discretion, ownership, communication skills and an eye for details.
  • Liaison with partners, clients and senior staff within Haines Watts on all aspects of company secretarial practice.
  • Computer systems literate, and a good working knowledge of recognised company secretarial software programmes and company law.
  • Supporting the members in overseeing and upgrading the company's formations website.

Experience

  • Have an interest in company law and corporate governance
  • Computer systems literate

Qualifications

  • Preferably a LLB Degree

The Junior / Assistant Company Secretary will have the below skills:

  • The ability to manage multiple projects to deadline whilst remaining flexible in approach is essential.
  • The role requires the utmost discretion, ownership, communication skills and an eye for details.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage workload
  • Excellent IT skills including good use of Excel

Personal Qualities

  • Team Player
  • Resilience
  • Approachability and availability
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Flexibility

If you are keen to secure a progressive Junior / Assistant Company Secretary role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm please apply today to find out more.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment any agency fee.

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