Corporate Secretary Corporate Secretary …

Meysan Partners
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
Competitive
Meysan Partners
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
Competitive
Posted by:
Tahiya Chowdhury • Recruiter
Posted by:
Tahiya Chowdhury
Recruiter
Corporate Secretary’s duties include ensuring the integrity of the governance framework, being responsible for the efficient administration of the company, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and implementing decisions made by the Board of Directors.

Duties include:

  • Implementing the decisions of the board of directors
  • Acting as adviser to the company directors
  • Handle company share transactions - issuing new shares, arranging dividend payments and observing all legal requirements
  • Liaising with auditors, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders on board governance issues
  • Attending and take minutes of directors’ and members’ meetings
  • Ensure compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory authorities are met (e.g., stock exchange)

Responsibilities:

  • Board and committee meetings
  • Minutes of meetings
  • Annual meeting of shareholders - including proxy statement
  • Corporate records
  • Subsidiary management
  • Stock transfers and dividends
  • Securities market listings and compliance with listing standards
  • Compliance with federal and provincial board governance laws
  • Governance liaison for officers and directors
  • Shareholder engagement on governance issues

Skills:

  • Analytical, problem solving skills
  • Management and organizational skills
  • IT familiarity
  • Discretion with confidential information
  • An understanding of the legal system as it affects business
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Core competencies:

  • A thorough understanding of a company's business
  • Working knowledge of corporate and securities law
  • Demonstration of "presence" and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to read signals and provide early warnings to management
  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexible and creative
  • A sense of balance no matter how pressured a situation
  • ADGM and DIFC laws and regulations is a plus
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