Offers “Ernst & Young”

days ago Ernst & Young

Assistant Company Secretary -UK&I- Risk - Permanent - London

  • Internship
  • London (London)
  • Administration

Job description



The Firm has a number of boards and committees (with more planned) which are responsible for various corporate governance matters including :

· 
General and operational management;

· 
Quality;

· 
Risk matters;

· 
Code of Conduct; and

· 
Supporting the work of the Independent Non Executives.

With the expansion of the board and committee work, there is an exciting new opportunity for an individual to assist the Company Secretary and Deputy Company Secretary with the corporate governance responsibilities associated with these bodies. In addition, the individual will undertake the regular company secretarial matters to be complied with by the Firm’s UK entities

Your key responsibilities

·  The individual will act as an Assistant Company Secretary, supporting the Company Secretary and Deputy Company Secretary’s board and committee work, and regular company secretarial work.  
·  The boards and committees are an important part of our corporate governance processes and, as such, the role requires an experienced Company Secretary whose responsibilities will include:  
·  Organising meetings, developing and issuing agendas, and coordinating the production of supporting papers;
·  Minuting board meetings;
·  Working with senior partners to produce and track progress against action points; and
·  Acting as a point of contact on matters relating to the organisation of the boards and committees. 
·  Additional regular company secretarial responsibilities will include:
·  Completing annual Companies House and other audit firm specific filings/publications;
·  Maintenance of UK entity details and registers on Diligent Entities; 
·  Undertaking ad-hoc company secretarial matters (including: changes of partners and directors; payment of dividends; entity closures; powers of attorney etc) and responding to requests from the business;

  Skills and attributes for success

 

·  An experienced company secretary (either qualified, or working towards their ICSA qualification) with multiple year experience in a sophisticated business environment;
·  An understanding of corporate governance;

 

 

To qualify for the role you must have

·  Experience of a corporate database (ideally Diligent Entities);
·  Strong personal communication skills, capable of dealing with a wide range of senior people;

 

Ideally, you’ll also be

·  Effective planning and organising skills to prioritise key areas of responsibility, tasks and projects;
·  Strong team player who is both committed and flexible; and
·  Proven ability to establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility at all levels.

 

What we look for

 

·       An ambitious individual who is keen to make a real difference.

 

 

 

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: 

·  Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
·  Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
·  The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

 

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

 

Please note

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness  here . We ask because it matters!

 

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

Join us in building a better working world. 

 

Apply now.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.