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COMPANY SECRETARIAL ASSISTANT

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. Legal

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Job Description

The role at a glance:

Working on a hybrid basis into our London office, you'll be sitting in the Legal & General Group Secretariat team and working with a range of senior stakeholders, you will be responsible for supporting the team in providing a full governance and company secretarial service to Legal & General Group Plc and its subsidiary companies. This is a good introductory role for someone looking to progress their company secretarial career, offering a wide range of experience across the business including a portfolio of Board/Committee exposure.

What you'll be doing:

Providing company secretarial assistance to the chartered company secretaries within the department ensuring that all entities remain fully compliant with the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 and where relevant, compliance with all aspects of the UK Corporate Governance Code, regulatory requirements and the FCA’s Listing, Disclosure and Transparency Rules

Assisting with the arrangements and logistics  of a portfolio of Group and subsidiary Board and Committee meetings including but not limited to:

  • All Board/Committee meeting administration and logistics including site visits;
  • drafting and timely distribution of agendas, action logs, board paper reminders and Board and Committee packs;
  • managing the updating of the corporate forward planner for the Board and Board; and Committees and ensuring all activities are initiated and completed in a timely manner

Assisting with governance projects that will improve the governance standards across the Group e.g. constitutional document updates, legal entity rationalisation projects, reviews of subsidiary governance frameworks and regular verification of Diligent Entities and statutory records.

Providing assistance on all Board/entity related matters. This includes but is not limited to:

  • assisting with the appointment, induction process and on-going training for directors;
  • assisting with the production of the Annual Report and preparation for the Annual General Meeting;
  • Responsible for the management of the Board support mailbox
  • assisting with co-ordinating the year end process for subsidiary entities which includes the preparation and approval of year end accounts, conflicts of interest reviews and verification of Annual Report content; and
  • arranging for approval and sealing of contracts, drafting associated resolutions and maintaining records for subsidiary Boards

Become a key point of contact within the team for all internal stakeholder queries.

 

 

 


Qualifications

Qualifications:

Requirement to complete the Chartered Governance Institute’s qualifying scheme or studying towards qualification

Knowledge:

Knowledge of the Companies Act 2006 and UK Corporate Governance Code

Experience:

Experience of the core fundamentals of a Company Secretarial role including minute writing desirable, but not essential

 


Additional Information

Benefits:

When you commit to Legal & General, we’ll commit to you too. That means we’ll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

If you join us, you’ll get access to some great benefits, including private medical insurance, at least 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance, and Income Protection. You can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We’re also proud to offer competitive family leave. 

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings. 

 

About the business area: 

Helping over ten million people around the world manage their savings, retirement plans and life insurance requires a lot of people behind-the-scenes.  It’s up to us in L&G Group functions – which includes our tech and digital teams, Group Finance, HR, Risk and Corporate Comms to provide the essential support services that all areas of the business need, here in the UK and overseas. Simply put, we enable everyone at Legal & General to do what they do best. That means we’re helping to improve our customers’ lives, and contributing to the success of the business every day.

 

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