A business consultancy is looking for a Company Secretary to conduct company secretarial services for their clients, on a project basis. Duties will include, but not limited to: administration of Trusts, Boards and Companies, regulatory filing, financial administration, coordination, minutes of Board Meetings.
The successful candidate will work remotely (attend meetings virtually) or attend client board meetings in person (if necessary, which we anticipate will be rare). The individual would then assist with all aspects of CoSec for the client.
Normally the meetings can be anywhere from 2 -8 hours long and then the minutes and matters arising have to be produced within 7 days of the meeting.
Key Performance Areas
Administration of Trusts, Boards and Companies
Financial management of Trusts, Boards and Companies
Organisation, preparation, coordination and execution of client events
Advanced report writing and language usage skills (English)
Verbal communication (English)
Demonstrate good time management and ability to meet deadlines
Problem solving and analysis
Organised and able to coordinate diaries
Meticulous and able to multi-task
Advanced and practiced skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Accounting software (e.g. Pastell)
Financial and accounting practices
Company and Trust governance
Company and Trust administration
Company's Act, King III codes of good practice and practice notes
SARS rules and regulations
Marketing and sales concepts
Advance knowledge through keeping abreast of current events and developments in the field of governance and legislation affecting companies and Trusts
Minimum Qualifications required by the position:
Legal qualification – preferably LLB/M;
CIS qualification or other corporate governance experience.
Minimum Experience required by the position:
Experience as an assistant company secretary
Conducted corporate governance for listed entities
Familiarity with administration of trusts