Bench IT
24000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training


  • Company Secretarial - Corporate Governance
  • Looking for a recent law/accountancy/tax/corporate Governance Graduate
  • Salary: GBP24k -27,000
  • Birmingham office 1 day a week, otherwise working remotely (from home)

Leading professional services company is actively looking to recruit a recent law/accountancy/tax/corporate Governance Graduate who they can fast track to an ICSA qualification over a 3-5-year period depending on current experience level. This will mean a promotion each year and a fantastic opportunity to work alongside an experienced team gaining hands-on training/learning on the job.

The Company Secretarial department provides bespoke company secretarial services to its clients and deals with all queries from basic compliance through to high-level advisory work. It prepares compliance statements, statutory documents, amendments to the constitution of companies and deals with Companies House, HMRC, solicitors, clients and third parties

The purpose of the role is to assist in all day-to-day aspects of the company secretarial compliance function. To assist in the provision of consultancy work and business development, as required

Responsibilities required for the position of Graduate - Company Secretarial - Corporate Governance

Prepare and review as required all relevant documentation such as;

  • compliance statements and dormant accounts to file on-line at Companies House
  • all relevant statutory documentation with appropriate and accurate board minutes
  • billing clients as appropriate
  • dividend vouchers and dividend waiver documentation
  • stock transfer documents in a timely and accurate manner making sure that stamp duty is paid within the appropriate time limits
  • new client forms and engagement letters for Company Secretarial work

Personal and professional qualities required for the position of Graduate - Company Secretarial - Corporate Governance

  • Develop an awareness of UK law concentrating on the Companies Act 2006.
  • Develop an ability to carry out research and problem solving by using the Companies House website, statutory legislation and other material in addition to seeking advice from more senior members of the department

Essential experience required for the position of Graduate - Company Secretarial - Corporate Governance

  • Willingness and ability to study a professional qualification (ICSA)
  • Competent at relevant computer applications, Excel, Word and Blueprint
  • Basic technical and analytical skills
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Proven planning and prioritising skills
  • Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios

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