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Company Secretarial Adviser - Edinburgh

Company Commercial - In-House
Ref: 512 Date Posted: Monday 22 Apr 2024

Dynamic financial services organisation is looking to hire a Company Secretarial Adviser/ Paralegal to join their highly successful in-house legal team. The role is based in Glasgow but with hybrid-working also available.

Role Profile:

  • Ensure all statutory deadlines are met for company secretarial clients.
  • Building and maintaining client relationships. 
  • Onboard new clients to our systems and do a full health check to ensure no discrepancies, resolving with client relationship managers or directly with clients. 
  • Co-ordinate statutory and regulatory filings including any associated minutes for example director appointments, share transfers, confirmation statements and PSC registers.
  • Together with the existing management coaching, support and review of work prepared by more junior members of the team. 
  • Provide company formation services. 
  • Provide support for more ad hoc complex corporate services such as share capital restructures, outsourcing where necessary.
  • Ensure statutory registers are kept up-to-date. 
  • Monitor Companies House daily (through alerts) to ensure nothing is filed without our knowledge, highlighting to client relationship managers where so and resolving. 
  • Monitor use of our registered office addresses. 
  • Ensure firm company secretarial processes are being followed and make recommendations for improvement. 
  • Monitor recovery of company secretarial services and challenge where not meeting target recovery. 
  • Responsibility for billing clients and debt management.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Relevant company secretarial experience in a professional services environment.
  • Ideally hold a paralegal qualification in Company Law or ICSA/The Governance Institute qualification.
  • Ability to manage your own workloads and professional learning.
  • Confident communication skills with the ability to positively impact and influence others.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates a flexible and adaptable approach to meeting changing needs and priorities.

On Offer:

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package. 

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

0141 244 0260