Company Secretary Officer

Recruiter
Alter Domus
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Feb 2023
Closes
08 Mar 2023
Ref
18389031
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We are Alter Domus. Our name means "The Other House" and we're a world leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. We believe in being different. Here, you progress on merit, not who you know. You speak openly, whoever you're speaking to. And it's your freedom to decide which cutting-edge kind of finance professional you want to be. Join more than 4,500 fund administration, accounting, tax, loan administration and legal experts worldwide and take pride in being alternative.

Alter Domus clients include the world's leading asset managers, lenders and asset owners. We're specialists who use the most innovative technologies to create unparalleled solutions for the private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors. This is where standout talent advances what's possible in fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, management company services, loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • You will have day to day responsibility for a varied portfolio of containing a mix of real estate and private equity corporate entities, and will act as one of the main liaison and points of contact for all company secretarial matters relating to the client;
  • While employed as an Officer you will have the opportunity to attend training to enhance your current skills and learn new ones as well;
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
  • Working on the setup and / or on-boarding of client structures, and administering complex international structures;
  • Assisting with the preparation, collation and ongoing monitoring of Know Your Customer / Client Due Diligence and promoter / corporate files;
  • 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 the documents for various company secretarial transactions (e.g. incorporation, share allotment, capital reduction, change of directors, strike off, amendment of articles of association, power of attorney etc.) and arranging the necessary filings;
  • Preparing for and participating in board and shareholders' meetings;
  • Maintenance of statutory records for entities and monitoring annual statutory filings;
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking the appropriate action;
  • Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the entities.
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Holding a relevant professional qualification or be working towards one would be an asset but not a requirement;
  • You have one year or more of company secretarial experience;
  • Prior Blueprint experience (now called Diligent) would be a plus;
  • You are keen to learn and possess an enthusiastic attitude;
  • You possess team spirit, the capacity to build strong client relationships, and take initiative to act without waiting for direction when appropriate;
  • You adopt a flexible and hands-on approach;
  • You are organised with an eye for detail;
  • You have the ability to prioritise and to handle multiple projects simultaneously is essential;
  • You possess good communication skills and you are able to deal with people at all levels.