Assistant Company Secretary – FTC 12 Months

Up to £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus | Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Job Title: Assistant Company Secretary (12 Months FTC)

Location: Harpenden

Salary: Up to £40,000

Hours: Monday – Friday (37.5hrs)


  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance 3 x Salary and Group Income Protection
  • Health Care
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 22 days annual leave increasing to 26 days per year
  • 1 day’s leave for your birthday
  • Flexible working considered

About the role

Our client is looking for an experienced Assistant Corporate Secretary, to provide secretarial, legal and other administrative support to the Chief Executive, Board of Directors and the Senior Management Team. As Assistant Company Secretary you will need to be ICSA part qualified, highly organised and flexible with previous experience working in a similar role in financial services or a regulated environment. Board exposure and experience of working with Senior Management is essential.

Responsibilities for the role of Assistant Company Secretary

  • Organise Board and Committee meetings; prepare agendas and meeting packs, take minutes and collate follow-up actions
  • Coordinate and arrange all Board and Committee meeting dates
  • Assist the Company Secretary to ensure compliance with all appropriate external regulations and legislation e.g. Building Societies Act, PRA and FCA Handbooks
  • Support the client in ensuring all governance activities comply with agreed Society policies and procedures
  • Administer the ongoing renewal of our client’s contracts and support the establishment of new contracts
  • Provide support to our clients Secretary in the discharge of legal and corporate governance responsibilities
  • Deputise for the Company Secretary when required.

Experience required for the role of Assistant Company Secretary

  • Demonstrable background in a Company/Society Secretarial position
  • Experience of board support and minute taking in a regulated environment
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • ICSA part qualified
  • Knowledge and experience of using Board portal
  • Excellent levels of numeracy and literacy with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills

For more information regarding the role of Assistant Company Secretary please contact us

Stellar Select is acting as an employment agency and is a corporate member of the REC

Due to a high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application has been successful. We aim to contact all successful contacts within two business days

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