Manager, Company Matters
Monday - Friday
£ Competitive + benefits
Lead on the delivery of company secretarial services to a high-profile, listed client base.
Our award-winning company secretarial business – Company Matters, is one of the largest company secretarial providers in the UK and is well-known for its expertise in corporate governance advisory services and company secretarial administration.
We support domestic and international clients with all aspects of their company secretarial and governance needs and have a long-standing reputation of providing class-leading services to UK listed businesses. Our specialism is supporting companies through IPOs and working with Investment Trusts.
The role of Manager, within Company Matters, is to lead a team of qualified and part-qualified company secretaries, ensuring client contracts are fulfilled to a high standard and within our commercial framework and ensuring team members are developed and remain engaged with the strategic aims of the Business.
What you’ll be doing:
Apply management and business skills in working with clients and/or in own function
Allocation of workflows, day to day HR functions, performance management process and facilitation of personal and professional development
Work with Assistant Managers to ensure that team workflows are undertaken at the appropriate level and in accordance with internal quality controls
Ensure that all work is completed in accordance with prescribed policy and procedures, legal/regulatory requirements, service levels and company standards
Monitor time spent on client contracts by individuals and the team to ensure that profit margins are maintained
Direct provision of senior company secretarial services to complex and high-profile external clients, including board facing and advisory responsibilities
Support and lead business development activities, with support, including leading meetings with potential clients, where appropriate and the preparation of proposals and quotations
Lead internal and external technical initiatives and events, e.g. training sessions, webinars, articles - building internal and external networks to promote our service offering and raise our team profile
Influence within department and, where appropriate, the wider business area. Where client facing, influence clients
Legal & regulatory: achieve and maintain a strong understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements
Clearly convey key messages, facilitate open two-way conversation, actively listen and take feedback into consideration
What we’re looking for:
Associate or Fellow of Chartered Governance Institute
Significant company secretarial experience, including solid listed and board facing experience
Extensive knowledge of UK company law, regulation, and best practice
Past experience of direct line management responsibilities, focusing in particular on the personal and professional development and progression of team members
Experience of managing diverse and ambitious team members
Strong commercial awareness and aptitude for business development
Ability to think strategically and eagerness to contribute to a dynamic management team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience within a professional services environment
Experience within a client facing role.
Financial services experience, e.g. insurance, pensions, investments
About Link Group / Corporate Markets:
Link Group works in partnership internationally with almost 7,000 clients including asset managers and investors, business managers, asset owners, trustees, issuers and borrowers. We provide the infrastructure through which assets are secured or deployed in both regulated and unregulated markets.
We offer industry-leading shareholder services through Link Market Services to a wide range of corporates, issuers and business managers. We are the largest UK share registrar providing services to more than 1,300 companies large and small across the UK.
We administer share plans for over 200 clients and have worked on more than 50% of UK IPOs since 2005. Our unique place in the market, combined with our partnership and relationship management approach, enables us to play a vital role in connecting issuers with 5 million shareholders around the world.
What’s in it for you?
A very competitive basic salary plus benefits
23 days’ holiday to start, (rising to 25) plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy extra leave
Company matched pension scheme, private medical cover, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
The possibility of working from home, flexible working or working part-time options are available
You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Link Group. You’ll be joining a network of 7,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple teams and countries. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that
What we hope you’ll do next:
Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.
We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees