Company Secretarial Assistant

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 by Anonymous

Acton, Suffolk United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
xxWest Londonxx
To assist the Deputy Company Secretary, ensuring that the Company Secretarial department runs smoothly; that appropriate legal and statutory compliance is maintained for the Group and its subsidiary companies.
Assisting with::

• Setting up a corporate governance framework, monitoring of best practice and the provision of guidance, policies, and support to the business;

• Provision of Company Secretarial advice to tax, finance, treasury, IR and the wider business;

• Day to day management of the Company's listing, ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules and its continuing obligations;

• Management of the Share Dealing Code, project lists, and close periods, and ensuring compliance to regulations and monitoring online training;

• Statutory and regulatory administration of various registers of Dixons Carphone plc and all its subsidiaries;

• Working with third party service providers such as Registrars, Trustees, Blueprint and BoardPad/Diligent, Insider List software providers, legal advisers, notaries, etc;

• Provision of Shareholder services and dividend management including timetable and shareholder documents;

• RNS Announcements and NSM;

• Share schemes (in conjunction with the Group Reward team responsible for management of SAYE, LTIP and Share Plan) including approvals, grants, exercises and allotments ;

• Share-capital monitoring and reconciliation, and share dilutions;

• Organising the AGM event, liaising within the business, event planners and Registrars;

• Production of the shareholder ancillary documents including Notice of Meeting, Proxy Card, Notice of Availability etc;

• AGM Directors' packs and documents for display

• Drafting of the Company Secretarial elements of the Annual Report;

• Liaising with the Finance team, Registrars and the Company's designers/printers through to formatting, production and distribution of the Annual Report;

• Companies House and other related compliance and filing;

• Compliance requirements and filing in various jurisdictions;

• Keeping the legal entity system up to date (Blueprint);

• Answering employees' and shareholders' queries; and

• Ad-hoc projects as required by the business

You will need:

•High quality written and spoken English

• Numerate and able to work with spreadsheets

• Effective communicator at all levels of the organisation

• IT Skills - Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.

• Highly proficient in ICSA Blueprint software

• Knowledge / experience of Company secretarial work

• Professional and organised

• Detail-orientated
Relevant degree graduate (completing ICSA exams) or Grad ICSA with appropriate experience in a company secretary's department (at least three years' experience in a FTSE100/ FTSE 250 environment) or legal department.

Dixons Carphone is Europe's number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people's expertise to reach out and help new customers. What's more - we're exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It's an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now

Reference: 597237531

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