• Assistant Company Secretary

    Requisition ID 2450586
    Job Family GB-London
  • Posting Description

    Assistant Company Secretary (London, UK)  


    Aon are currently recruiting for an Assistant Company Secretary to join our team in London to assist in the functioning of the Corporate Secretariat so that it provides a comprehensive company secretarial service for the Aon Group of companies in the UK.


    As a member of the team your responsibilities are likely to involve:


    Board Support

    Acting as Secretary to Boards and / or Board Committees

    Providing guidance and support to the Company Secretary, the Deputy Company Secretary and the Boards of the various subsidiaries in the UK Group in relation to governance and statutory compliance;

    Producing Board and Committee papers as required

    Minuting meetings

    Overseeing the uploading to Diligent of Board and Committee papers

    Seeking efficiencies, consistency and best practice in the running of Boards and Committees across the UK Group

    Assisting with Board / Committee effectiveness reviews

    Contributing to meeting discussions as and when required and advising members of the statutory and governance implications of proposed policies and actions.



    Assisting with the production of UK subsidiary Annual Financial Statements, including liaising with colleagues in other functions to finalise these and to deliver an efficient year-end process

    Assisting with the management of statutory compliance across the UK Group including ensuring appropriate record-keeping, reporting and filing and that all applicable statutory filings are made

    Assisting with the maintenance of all UK entity statutory registers using predominantly Blueprint but also other applications such as excel spreadsheets, Diligent, Secretariat and SharePoint; and

    assisting with the ongoing maintenance of company licenses and the timely renewal of these.



    Attending to day to day issues as required, including the provision of information regarding companies in the UK Group, execution of corporate representative documentation and searches for subsidiaries, the drafting and issue of powers of attorney and the notarization of documentation


    Your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


    Associate Member of ICSA or equivalent

    Experience within a company secretarial department, preferably gained within the insurance/financial services sector. 

    Accuracy and attention to detail

    Strong communication skills

    Confidence to liaise with board level executives and senior management across the Business

    Ability to work both as a team player and individually

    Good organisational and line management skills

    Discretion when handling confidential information

    Able to meet multiple deadlines


    We’re happy to talk flexible working. 

    If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application.


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    About Aon 


    Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.


    We offer you


    A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation. Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.


    Closing date for applications is Wednesday 3rd October 2018


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