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Company Secretary

From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
RCI Financial Services


We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Company Secretary

RCI Financial Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Renault S.A. RCI Financial Services Ltd. We pride ourselves in offering the top quality services that our customers have come to expect from a specialist motor company and are very proud to have been awarded The UK's Best Work Places in the Great Places to Work Large company category for the second year and the Best Placed to work for Women for the 1st year.

Reporting to the General Counsel, the main purpose of this role is to provide effective and efficient provision of secretariat services to the Board, its sub-committees, and a number of Executive committees. The Company Secretary plays a key role in ensuring that the business is governed effectively.

•The key responsibility of this role will be in arranging and planning all Board and committee meetings, so that they all report in accordance with corporate structure and meet deadlines, as well as producing accurate minutes, distributing reports, board papers, committee papers, agendas, presentations and correspondence to meet deadlines in hard copy, by email, board portal, Microsoft Teams or other means deemed appropriate. Additionally, to further develop the governance framework in line with beat practice and guidelines.

Other Key Accountabilities Include:

Maintaining statutory records and filing returns.

•Providing support in the discharge of General Counsel and legal and corporate governance responsibilities.

•Liaising with management regarding the provision and content of Board and Strategic Away Day documentation (where appropriate) for timely production of minutes and forwarding of all meeting papers. As required liaise and correspond effectively with non-executive directors; and Facilitating development of directors through Personal Development Plans,

•Induction of new directors and mandatory training.

Knoweldge and Skills...

  • Candidates will have held a similar position in another firm, ideally in the regulated finance sector.
  • Further a good experience of Companies House filings and keeping an accurate Company Register; working knowledge and application of Companies Act 2006 and understanding of the constantly changing regulatory environment within the UK.
  • Proven minute taking skills and report writing, together with co-ordinating papers and packs for submission to Board and Committee Meetings, are all pre-requisites for the role.
  • Applicants will be educated to Degree level or equivalent and be ICSA qualified.
  • You will have well-developed interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and be able to deal confidently with people at all levels both within and outside the Bank. Initiative when performing the above duties, accuracy, flexibility and strong team working abilities are also essential.
  • The role demands a self-motivated team player, with a hands-on approach and the ability to deliver to tight reporting deadlines. Stakeholder management experience is key

In return we offer a competitive flexible benefits package, which includes Health Care for Self and Partner, Our Employee Car Scheme, along with a very competitive 27 days annual leave - plus 1/2 day on Christmas eve and 1/2 day on New Year’s eve.

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