Assistant Company Secretary Assistant Company Secretary …

Hays Legal
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Legal
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Hays Legal
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6-Month FTC position with a leading Australian bank | ASAP Start
Your new company
Hays Legal has partnered with a leading Australian Bank with a reputation for excellence, to recruit for a newly created Assistant Company Secretary position. This role is based in Melbourne's CBD.

Your new role
In this role, you will report to the Company Secretary and be accountable for the effective management of a portfolio of the organisation's subsidiaries. The role also performs the work of a Board Administration Coordinator in relation to this portfolio (that is, scheduling board meetings, and collate and distribute board meeting packs). You will also ensure compliance with corporate governance legal and compliance obligations for each of the subsidiary board, including preparation of minutes and maintaining corporate records. In addition, you will support the Boards in their activities and conduct research and prepare reports, proposals, etc. and be responsible for other corporate governance tasks assigned by the Company Secretary.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered you will have:
  • 2+ years legal or other relevant professional qualification.
  • Knowledge of Corporations legislation and other corporate governance requirements, and how they impact a company's day to day administration and governance.
  • Strong attention to detail, strong written and oral communication and ability to navigate complexity.
  • Strong understanding and operating corporate governance accountabilities, concepts, policies, tools and templates.
  • Ability to quickly understand complex topics and issues to provide guidance on Board engagement and draft accurate minutes.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, while knowing when to escalate matters to People Leader.
What you'll get in return
If successful in the role you will have the opportunity to join a highly competent team reporting and assisting a supportive manager. There is competitive remuneration on offer.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us Suras Khosla now on 9604 9519 or email
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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