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Bruin are currently seeking candidates for their open Temporary Assistant Company Secretary – Financial Services position in london, through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Temporary Assistant Company Secretary – Financial Services role such as with an industry leading company like Bruin?

Ref: 27934

Temporary Assistant Company Secretary
Length of assignment: Temporary – 6 months
Industry: Financial Services – Banking
Daily Rate: £450 – £500
The role
This is a temporary role to support the Legal Team.  The business are looking for a seasoned contractor with proven company secretarial experience – acting as a Company Secretary to at least two legal entities and a number of internal governance committees. 
The ideal candidate will be comfortable advising at board level with strong minute taking skills.
  • Acting as de facto company secretary for certain legal entities.
  • Supporting corporate transactions and corporate matters, advising on the legal and governance implications, providing advice to directors/executives.
  • Board and committee support – driving the agenda’s for meetings, drafting papers, attendance at meetings and taking minutes. Quality assurance for board/committee materials. 
  • Legal entity management reporting, restructuring and managing liquidations.
  • Monitoring developments in legal/regulatory requirements and providing guidance and advice.
  • Drafting governance reference documents, guidelines, policies, board papers where appropriate.
  • Developing  relationships and liaising as appropriate with relevant functions and stakeholders.
  • Ensuring good information flows within the board and its committees and between senior management and directors.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day administration of legal entities in accordance with all rules, regulations and best practice.
  • Contributing to governance projects led by the team or management.

Essential Experience

  • Qualified company secretary (ICSA) or legal qualification. 
  • Experience of working in a company secretariat and with responsibility for legal entities, boards and committees.
  • Relevant experience of advising boards or senior executives on all matters referred to above.
  • Corporate transactions.
  • Some financial services/risk governance experience
  • Experience creating and preparing legal documentation for the board and shareholders.
  • Minute taking for complex meetings.
Desirable Experience
  • First class communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Able to influence and be credible at senior levels.
  • Good relationship building skills
  • Able to work in a multicultural and diversified workplace
  • Ability to work with teams across functions and businesses
  • Positive and solutions focus approach to challenges.
  • Well organized and proactive.
  • Able to work to deadlines.

Location: london

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.


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