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Manager – Company Secretarial Governance

London 26th May 2022

Join JTC where your contribution will be valued.

Purpose of job

The role reports to a Director within the London team. The role holder will take responsibility of service delivery for some of our UK Corporates and Listed Funds. This is fast growing business with a friendly, diverse and professional team who pride themselves on service excellence. This role requires a person who is dynamic, self-managed and able to work in a fast paced and at times challenging environment.

The role holder will make a significant contribution to the team, providing support for service delivery to UK corporates. You will be responsible for all aspects of Company Secretarial and Corporate Governance support including arrangements for and attendance at board, committee and shareholder meetings, preparing and filing documentation in relation to regulatory compliance and statutory returns, corporate transactional support and gain experience of listed plc governance and IPO processes and procedures. There will also be the opportunity to provide support to special projects such as corporate actions.

Essential Requirements

The successful candidate will have an interest in pursuing a career in Risk and Compliance in Financial Services. The candidate should have some previous compliance work experience, a relevant compliance or similar professional qualification in financial services or be working towards an appropriate qualification.

Prior Experience, Skills and Attributes:
  • Proactive self-starter
  • High level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisation
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with multiple priorities
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Collaborative
  • Degree 2:1, or equivalent
  • Qualified company secretary with 5+ years’ relevant experience
Main Responsibilities and Duties
  • Administer and monitor a varied client portfolio with an emphasis on UK corporate entities some of which will be listed within the timescales set and agreed, investigating and suggesting enhancements where necessary, ensuring timely and effective client care
  • Understand the relevant legislation and ensuring that all activities undertaken meet legislative requirements
  • Attend and minute board, committee and shareholder meetings, travelling to client locations as required
  • Draft board papers, assemble board packs and ensure distribution to client boards
  • Provide review and comment on corporate documentation as required by the client and in conjunction with other advisors
  • Draft other company materials and statutory filings, as appropriate
  • Review client structures, complete review processes for client entities, remain aware of risk exposure, including the fulfilment of responsibilities under the review procedures
  • Assist with the review legal and tax advice where appropriate and be able to interpret /implement relevant advice as required
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of client entities, ensuring all statutory obligations are complied with
  • Assist more junior members of the team, deliver to agreed scope and timescales
  • Keep clients’ records up to date and ensure all statutory registers are maintained
  • Receive, monitor and keep up to date with constitutional and regulatory requirements as applicable to individual clients
  • Take responsibility for various other aspects of our service offering, including developing client relationships, keeping up to date with best practice and helping disseminate the same to the wider team, undertaking office administration including billing and project work,as appropriate
  • Deal with correspondence, the collating of relevant information and writing of reports, ensuring decisions made or action points agreed are communicated to the relevant parties and completed within timescales set and agreed
  • Provide contribution to meeting discussions, as and when required
  • Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
  • Assist with the production, where necessary, of relevant policies and procedures including the development of a knowledge bank
  • Manage billing and cash collection / debtors process for director’s clients, have an awareness of recoverability and work in an efficient manner so as to minimise write-offs
  • Remain aware of the obligations for the reporting of unusual transactions and act as a guide to the Department in this respect
  • Adhere to Risk & Associate Compliance procedures in relation to regulatory requirements and AML legislation
  • Adhere to CPD requirements in accordance with qualification level and in-house procedures.
  • Adhere to the JTC core values and expected behaviours;
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by Management.

JTC is a publicly listed, global professional services business with deep expertise in fund, corporate and private client services. Every JTC person is an owner of the business and this fundamental part of our culture aligns us with the best interests of all of our stakeholders. Our purpose is to maximise potential and our success is built on service excellence, long-term relationships and technology capabilities that drive efficiency and add value.

JTC’s culture places a strong focus on the development of its employees. We value our employees’ commitment to their career and encourage and support you if you wish to pursue a professional qualification as well as providing ongoing learning and development opportunities through our Academy and Gateway programmes. Our vision for the future is driven by an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit.

If you would like to join team JTC, where everyone is dedicated to continuously delivering a service beyond our clients’ expectations, please apply on line (applications will only be accepted if made through the online portal).