Role details

Interim Deputy Company Secretary

Leicestershire   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Interim Deputy Company Secretary
  • Immediate start required in the midlands

About Our Client

Leicestershire based, award winning property development company

Listed on London Stock Exchange

Job Description

Interim Deputy Company Secretary Responsibilities may include any of the below:

  • Day to day management of the Company Secretarial Assistant
  • Draft the Governance sections of the Annual Report and Accounts, ensuring compliance with all UK PLC legal and regulatory requirements including Listing Rules and the UK Corporate Governance Code
  • Manage the organisation of the AGM;
  • Provide Company Secretarial support to the London region JVs;
  • Provide Company Secretarial support to the Group's London based onsite property management company in respect of their management companies including issuing of membership certificates and updating of Register of Members;
  • Maintain the Group's structure chart;
  • Work with Group Finance in respect of Balance sheet reorganisations including capital reductions, settlement of inter company loans and payment of interim dividends;
  • Oversee the administration of the Company's share schemes in particular grant and vesting of Executive share schemes;
  • Keep up to date the rules of each of the share schemes;
  • Ensure HMRC returns are completed and filed within the prescribed deadlines;
  • Ensure the Employee Benefit Trust remains fully funded to satisfy share awards, in particular drafting of Letters of Recommendation;
  • Prepare documentation in respect of blocklisting requirements of the Company and liaise with the Group's brokers in respect of submissions to London Stock Exchange;
  • Collate and review details of Directors' conflict of interests for all subsidiary companies;
  • Manage the Group's policies and procedures manual, ensuring responsible chapter owners update it annually as well as keeping the CoSec/Legal chapters up to date;
  • Undertake class tests in respect of significant transactions in accordance with Listing Rules;
  • Prepare documentation and undertake the class tests for related party transactions;
  • Oversee the satisfaction of charges process;
  • Ensure the Governance section of the Company's website is kept up to date;
  • Update the register of Board land approvals;
  • Deal with shareholder queries on a day to day basis;
  • Ensure all relevant announcements to the London Stock Exchange are made in a timely manner; and
  • Deputise for the Company Secretary as and when required.

The Successful Applicant

Desirable Interim Deputy Company Secretary candidates will:

  • Be a qualified Chartered Secretary (ACIS level)
  • Have experience of working as an Assistant Company Secretary or Deputy Company Secretary in a listed company in any market sector;
  • Have a good understanding of the Companies Act 2006, UK Corporate Governance Code and Listing rules requirements; and
  • Be proficient in Word and excel and have an understanding of Powerpoint.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Salary for Interim Deputy Company Secretary.

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