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Company Secretarial Senior Officer

Location: 

St. Peter Port, GG

For our office in Guernsey, we are currently looking for a Company Secretary Senior Officer. We offer a dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

You will have day to day responsibility for the Corporate Governance, Board Management and Company Secretarial services for a portfolio of regulated and unregulated entities including funds, feeder vehicles general partners and holding companies, and will act as one of the main liaison and points of contact for these matters relating to the client;

 

You will be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for and knowledgeable about the quality of the work that is carried out for your clients. You will review work produced for submission to directors and senior management; and

 

While employed as a Senior Officer you will have the opportunity to attend training to enhance your current skills and learn new ones as well. Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Interaction with clients, board members, third party intermediaries such as banks, lawyers, accountants and tax advisors both in person and via written or telephone communication;
  • Preparing for and participating in board and shareholders' meetings, including but limited to drafting of agenda, preparation of board papers, attending meetings as representative of Alter Domus Guernsey in its capacity as Company Secretary and producing minutes and action point schedules;
  • Ensuring compliance with the GFSC’s Code of Corporate Governance where appropriate;
  • Maintenance of statutory records for entities and ensuring filing requirements are met;
  • Review, circulation and completion of transaction documentation;
  • Support the fund administration team in respect of investor servicing, client on-boarding, investment transactions, draw downs, distributions and other administrative activities;
  • When required, assisting with the preparation, collation and ongoing monitoring of Know Your Customer / Client Due Diligence and promoter / corporate files;
     

    YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • Have a passion for your role and for building successful client relationships through teamwork and high standards of service;
  • Hold a relevant professional qualification or be working towards one (eg. ICSA, ACCA);
  • Have relevant experience of providing company secretarial and governance support services in the investment funds and/or fiduciary industry and be able to show a strong track record in dealing with clients and their boards of directors; and
  • Be well organised and able to take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate.