Job: Company Secretary

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  • Title Company Secretary
    Categories Latest Jobs in Gibraltar
    Salary £45,000 – £60,000
    Location Gibraltar
    Job Information

    This is a corporate governance role and requires a candidate with relevant experience and qualifications in company and trusts.  It is not a secretarial role.

    • Responsible for ensuring that the organisation complies with standard financial and legal practice and maintains high standards of corporate governance
    • Although, not strictly required to provide legal advice, must have a thorough understanding of the laws that affect the areas of work
    • A company secretary will hold a strategic position at the heart of governance operations and acts as a point of communication between the board of directors and company shareholders – and organisation’s executive management

    Key Responsibilities

    • Gibraltar in house companies:- Maintaining statutory books; Dealing with all Companies House filings; Producing relevant minutes; Keeping the internal system (MS Navision) updated
    • Provision of statutory information for banks, investment managers etc.
    • Provision of information for auditors
    • Work required in connection with the project to reduce the number of Gibraltar subsidiaries
    • Preparing board packs as requested for board meetings
    • Attending board meetings, taking minutes (and recording meeting), subsequently preparing full minutes and circulating for approval
    • Dealing with any ad hoc meetings as required
    • Maintaining file of all agreements made by the relevant Gibraltar subsidiary and minuting as required
    • Trade licence renewals as appropriate
    • Sundry company law/company secretarial queries


    • Educated to degree level
    • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
    • Professional qualification (such as ICSA, STEP)

    Knowledge and Experience:

    • Governance expertise. Be the ‘go to’ person for governance issues. Possess knowledge of both current developments affecting governance and also best practice in corporate governance
    • Organisational knowledge. Must understand the business and the context of the organisation. Must be able to translate governance theory into appropriate frameworks, policies and processes for the organisation. Must be able to develop and implement these in a way that the organisation can readily understand and comply with
    • Integrity and independence. As the ‘keeper of the organisation’s conscience, a Company Secretary must possess outstanding integrity, and be able to provide impartial and frank guidance and advice. Must possess the courage to raise issues and concerns and be accountable and transparent for own actions and decisions
    • Solid judgement. The ability to assess and make sound judgements, often in circumstances involving conflicting issues and ends
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