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:
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
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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Closing date for applications is Wednesday 3rd October 2018