Corporate Officer, Company Secretarial

Overview

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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DEPARTMENT: Company Secretarial

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full Time Permanent

A highly motivated individual with the ability to perform a variety of tasks and carry out the Company Secretarial duties for UK client portfolio. As a Corporate Officer in our Budapest office, you will work as part of a team providing a broad spectrum of company secretarial services covering board meeting responsibilities, statutory compliance, governance and best practice advice to clients.

The successful candidate will report into the Assistant Manager in Hungary, and will be expected to work proactively, independently when required, and as part of the UK team and the wider Apex team.

General

  • To proactively spot governance issues before they arise
  • To manage relevant relationships with team members and senior management
  • To build positive relationships and add real value to the teams and entities from a governance perspective
  • To build your knowledge of UK Company Law
  • To participate in training events, self-driven research and day to day exposure to company secretarial workflows
  • To adhere to processes, procedures, and working practices
  • To work within a dynamic team, focusing on delivering excellent service to clients

Principal Responsibilities

  • Drafting board minutes and resolutions to support corporate transactions
  • Preparation of statutory forms for filing with the UK Registrar (Companies House)
  • Organising and attending board and committee meetings and producing minutes and schedule of matters arising within agreed timeline
  • Assisting with drafting terms of engagement and addenda
  • Ensuring all filings are made in a timely and accurate manner, in order to comply with the legal requirements
  • Maintaining and updating of company statutory registers
  • Updating and maintaining internal databases, trackers and other tools to monitor work performed
  • Advising senior team members on corporate governance/company secretarial matters on a regular basis
  • Supporting the Management team by managing, mitigating and monitoring corporate governance risks
  • Dealing with any other responsibility reasonably assigned by the Team Manager
  • Dealing with queries and requests, on a day-to-day basis, from clients and internal staff
  • Representing the Company in a professional manner and enhancing the perception of the Company as client oriented, being proactive and dedicated to providing excellent service
  • Minute taking experience, preferably in a corporate or legal environment would be an advantage
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability in the English language
  • Good attention to detail is required to ensure the accuracy of the documents and correspondence
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good knowledge of windows applications
  • Relevant experience in company secretarial positions, preferably gained within the legal industry
  • ICSA qualified/part-qualified would be an advantage
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding global business and to grow with the business
  • A fantastic training environment
  • Friendly work atmosphere and positive multi-international environment
  • Great work-life balance
  • Great opportunity to communicate with (native) English speaking colleagues and clients on a daily basis
  • Competitive market adjusted salary
  • A 30-minute lunch break included in the 8-hour working day

We are an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital/civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any concerns about the application process, please contact Beata Csamango at [email protected]

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