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Company Secretary - In-House

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    Grace Glynn

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    11 months ago

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Joining the EMEA Legal team in Dublin, you will be supporting the management of statutory/governance requirements for a portfolio of 80+companies within the EMEA region, reporting to the VP, General Counsel.

Your Role:

  • Support a portfolio of EMEA entities in all company secretarial compliance matters and provide assistance on corporate governance matters by working collaboratively with in-house counsel and third-party service providers;
  • Prepare and work with service providers in the preparation of a wide variety of documents such as minutes, resolutions and documentation relating to share transfers, the approval of accounts, changes in directors, powers of attorney and proxy forms;
  • Work with cross-functional teams (Legal, Tax and Finance) in the organisation of Board Meetings for certain EMEA entities including the preparation of the relevant Board packs, agendas, notices, minutes and associated documentation;
  • Maintain statutory books and records for Irish entities and monitoring compliance with all relevant statutory, regulatory requirements and filing deadlines;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal legal teams from other regions and internal cross-functional teams such as Finance and Tax;
  • Manage outside counsel and other third-party service providers for specific corporate matters
  • Arrange for document execution, notarisations, apostilling and filing with the relevant registries.
  • Keep abreast of legislative, regulatory and corporate governance developments relating to company secretarial issues.

The candidate

  • 5+ years experience working in a company secretarial function either in private practice or in a multinational organisation.
  • Strong experience in handling corporate governance matters and a good understanding of company secretarial processes.
  • Comfortable managing a complex and varied portfolio of clients and entities with moderate supervision.
  • Confident, assertive and collaborative attitude with willingness to learn and work as part of a team and help out on varied matters.
  • ICSA would be advantageous but not essential