Job title: Assistant Company Secretary
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: R550000 to R650000
Job published: 03 May 2021
Job reference no: 3840804135

Job Description

Assistant Company Secretary

R550k - R650k plus bonus

Cape Town

Superb career opportunity with leading listed JSE listed FMCG Group. Support the Group Company Secretary and be responsible for:

Company Secretarial Duties

  • Support to the Group Company Secretary, working independently as the key point of contact for the relevant subsidiary boards and supports the GCS with the main listed Board.
  • Delivers company secretarial services as per legislative requirements.
  • Organise and administers the smooth running of meetings, producing accurate minutes and resolutions for all subsidiary entities and trusts.
  • Sets up new companies and trusts, where required.
  • Provides general support – maintenance of databases of information, Authorities Frameworks etc.
  • Maintains statutory records, registers and lodges the necessary returns to ensure compliance with the Companies Act, Trust Property Control Act and related legislation.
  • Maintain the OGL and subsidiary Board Calendar and manage meeting invitations.
  • Deep knowledge of the operation of CIPC to ensure the business remains compliant with applicable legislation and regulations.
  • Management of the filing of Annual Returns process.
  • Remain abreast of all changes in governance and regulatory environment in SA and internationally.
  • Reporting

  • Co?ordinate the distribution and printing of the Integrated Report
  • Assists with preparing and ancillary documents for the AGM and other corporate actions as required.
  • Identify all amendments to legislation, draft legislation and new legislative that impact or could impact the governance universe.
  • Registrar Interactions

  • Attend registrar meetings.
  • Under the direction of the GCS, liaise with Share Registry re: agreed projects; co?ordinate with registrar and sponsors on Dividend announcements.

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least 3 - 5 years working experience in a corporate secretarial, legal or other relevant environment.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • CIS or equivalent qualification would be advantageous.
  • Experience in a listed environment advantageous.