Assistant Corporate Secretary

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

8 - 10 years experience  •  Financial Services

$120K - $140K
Posted on 05/23/18
Confidential Company
New York, NY
8 - 10 years experience
Financial Services
$120K - $140K
Posted on 05/23/18

Overview

An international FinTech firm seeks an Assistant Corporate Secretary (ACS).

The ACS will be a member of the team supporting the Head of the Chairs? Office and Corporate Secretary. This position will also assist in managing Shareholder relations and will be a primary contact for corporate information and corporate housekeeping.

The ACS will prepare first drafts of Board and Committee agendas, draft minutes of Board and Committee minutes as requested, assist in the preparation of Board materials, and maintain records of Board and Committee meetings.

This position will also be responsible for corporate maintenance for assigned subsidiaries and statutory documentation, such as amendments to constitutional documents, secretary?s certificates, minutes excerpts and various required registrations. This staff member will also respond to internal and external requests for corporate information, such as inquiries by internal/external auditors and the Company?s regulators.

Essential Functions

Major duties and responsibilities of the job

Strategic

?Under guidance of Corporate Secretary, responsible for agenda development, board documentation and providing first drafts of Board and committee minutes, as requested.

?Assist in creation and distribution of Board and Committee materials.

?Under the direction of the Corporate Secretary, provide support for the Nominating and Governance Committee, including Board self-assessment process, annual review of constitutional documents and othersupport, as needed.

Operational

?Supports the function by drafting board documents, meeting minutes and assists with meeting logistics on an as needed basis

?Prepares Secretary?s Certificates, assists with signing authority

?Executes and records director housekeeping matters, self-evaluations, attendance, compliance, maintains follow-up logs

?Assists with tasks related to the Annual Report

?Federal Reserve filings (FRY-6) filing

?Work with Head of Chairs Office to codify practices, manuals

Leadership

?Support and advise Committee Support teams across the Organization and continue to refine practices.

?As expertise and familiarity with the organization increases, advise internal clients on corporate governance or entity governance matters.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Competencies required for successful job performance

?Excellent written communications, including legal/business writing skills.

?Meticulous attention to detail and highly organized; must have impeccable work product.

?Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

?Experience with corporate/legal documentation, including constitutional documents, board materials and minutes; also corporate housekeeping and governance documents.

?Technologically proficient ? does not need extensive IT expertise, but intermediate PowerPoint, Excel, database skills necessary. Experience with an electronic board portal highly desirable.

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