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Role: Company Secretary
Employment Type: 12 Month FTC, Part Time (3 Days a week)
Location: London / Remote Working
Here at Gousto we have an exciting opportunity for a Company Secretary to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract reporting into our General Counsel. To be successful in this role you will be a self starter that is ICSA qualified.
Preparing and advising on formal board minutes, board resolutions and shareholder resolutions
Supporting the CEO's office in the preparation of Board and Committee meetings
Company administration including maintaining statutory books, dealing with correspondence, lodging required forms and annual returns with Companies House
Administering Gousto's employee incentive schemes
Providing further administration support to the Finance function as required, for example in relation to the annual report and accounts, KYC queries and corporate information requests; and
Supporting and advising on Gousto's corporate governance framework by keeping up-to-date on legal, company law and regulatory environment developments.
Who you are:
Previous experience of working in a similar role or in a larger organisation
In depth knowledge of company secretarial practices and processes
Experience drafting company secretarial documentation
The ability to liaise confidentially at all levels and to act with discretion
Excellent IT skills with a willingness to learn new systems (experience of OnBoard and Capdesk or similar software would be useful although not essential
The ability to prioritise and plan effectively, adopting a logical and methodical approach in order to meet deadlines;
Up to date knowledge of current policy legal and statutory requirements and best practice for UK companies;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
A willingness to be challenged and be flexible; and
Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture
embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone
belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.