Senior Assistant, Company Secretarial And Governance

Recruiter / Employer: Equity Bank Kenya
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Company Secretary in keeping of minute records.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in arranging board meetings and annual general meetings.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in preparing agenda and timetable for board and annual general meetings.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in making of statutory declarations.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in keeping of register of directors and secretary.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in ensuring timely dissemination of Board papers.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in ensuring timely submission of regulatory reports/letters.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in ensuring timely statutory filings.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in review of governance documents.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in preparation of board papers among other functions.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in planning for training of new and existing directors on corporate governance, duties and responsibilities of directors etc.
  • Carry out Research to assist the Company Secretary advise the Board on legal, governance, accounting and tax matters.
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and regulatory environment in the running of companies and keeping the Company Secretary up to date on all developments.

Job Skills:

  • High level of analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to analyse complex information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision while ensuring that Management are fully informed at all times.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently, orally and in writing, with stakeholders at all levels of seniority including external stakeholders.
  • Ethical Leadership skills, including the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to balance governance and compliance requirements with commercial objectives without compromising achievement of the highest standards of governance and compliance.
  • Strength of character and personal presence to be able to influence senior management and operate effectively at senior levels both internally and externally.
  • Proven ability to analyse complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective practical recommendations.

Qualifications

Job Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law. A professional certification in accounts or company secretarial would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory environment and key regulatory guidelines.
  • Broad range of experience in the financial services industry with a focus on corporate governance, company secretarial and regulatory compliance.
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