Company Secretariat Assistant Job at Menzies Aviation – in Edinburgh
People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.
Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at 202 locations in over 34 countries, across six continents. But at the heart of our business is our people. If you are seeking a role with opportunities to learn and develop, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey.
This role will assist the Deputy Company Secretary, ensuring that Company Secretariat matters are run efficiently and smoothly, and that appropriate legal and statutory compliance is maintained for the Company and its subsidiaries at all times.
Main Accountabilities Include:
Maintaining the statutory registers of the Company and its subsidiaries (both within the UK and overseas) and effecting all Companies House electronic regulatory filings in respect of UK subsidiaries, ensuring compliance with the Companies Act 2006.
Manage the Company’s project insider lists and manage closed period notifications in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation and related Company policy.
Assist with the production, preparation, verification and mailing of the annual report and accounts.
Supporting with all aspects of the preparation for and arrangement of the Company’s AGM.
Drafting quasi-legal documentation such as shareholder resolutions, board minutes, powers of attorney and other standard documentation routinely required by the Legal and Secretariat teams.
Assist with and help maintain the internal Secretariat & Legal departmental system records together with general administration matters.
Maintenance of the Group’s organisational chart.
Liaise with external service providers such as notary publics, legal firms and registered agents etc. on a global basis.
Involvement in ad-hoc Legal and Secretariat projects such as M&A transactions and corporate refinancing etc. as necessary.
Supporting the Deputy Company Secretary with minute taking, drafting and collating agendas and reports in preparation for Board and Committee meetings.
Managing compliance with the Company’s Share Dealing Code and submitting notifications to the FCA in respect of PDMR share dealing.
Disseminating RNS announcements to the London Stock Exchange.
Safety, Security and Compliance:
All employees have a responsibility and duty whilst at work to:
Take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their actions or omissions whilst at work.
Co-operate with their manager / supervisor in order to allow them to perform or comply with any legal requirements imposed on the company.
Not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided by the company in the interests of health, safety or welfare reasons.
Inform their manager / supervisor of any work situation, equipment or activity that represents a serious or immediate danger to health and safety.
Report any hazards, near misses, incidents, accidents or dangerous occurrences to their manager / supervisor, who will then follow the procedures contained in this manual.
Carry out work in accordance with information and training provided and any specific workplace health and safety rules or procedures.
Fully understand the company health and safety policy.
Attend training courses as may be arranged by the Company.
Engage with MORSE and follow our code principles.
Qualifications and Experience:
Experience of company secretarial/legal work and previous involvement with corporate administration and M&A activities, ideally within a FTSE listed company environment.
Well organised with excellent attention to detail and the ability to create and maintain good working relationships with people all levels within or outside the Company.
Focused and adaptable with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Keen to pursue a Company Secretariat career, including working towards obtaining a professional governance qualification.
Be able to work well under pressure, prioritise effectively and meet deadlines.
Be professional and approachable with a “can-do” attitude to interact successfully with Directors/senior management/colleagues/external suppliers.
Be self-motivated, as well as a strong team player, with a keen sense of ownership and desire for continuous improvement.
Good understanding of Blueprint, Diligent, PRNewswire, Microsoft Office packages (particularly Word and Excel).
Have integrity and high ethical standards, acting with discretion at all times.
Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.
Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. Please feel free to contact to recruiter below, if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider.
As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about here
Please click apply now. If you have any questions, you can contact [email protected] . The closing date for submissions is 17th May 2021.
About the Company
Company: Menzies Aviation –
Company Location: Edinburgh