We're recruiting for a Company Secretary/Finance Executive

Wednesday 20th of June 2018 03:03 PM

                                               Job Description

Post Title

Company Secretary/Finance Executive


Circa £60k (pro rata for part time)


Full Time but part time of at least 3 days per week can be considered.  This a senior role and the post holder will be expected to work such hours that are necessary for the proper performance of their duties.

Office Location

Office based at The Old Clink, Warwick CV34 4SJ. 

Reporting Lines

This post reports to the Operations Director

No direct line management reports


Background to role: This opportunity comes at an exciting time for C&WLEP. The local economy is doing well with GVA growth above the national average over the last 5 years. The LEP is part-way through delivering a multitude of projects and schemes from the £340m+ of funding that has been won since its inception in 2011 and it also has a nationally recognized Growth Hub that is providing excellent support to businesses to help them prosper and grow. The area is performing well in attracting inward investment and has attracted several companies over the last 4 years. The emerging West Midlands Combined Authority will provide many more opportunities for the people and businesses that it encompasses and the LEP is playing a significant part in its development.   Within a supportive and stimulating environment, you will have the chance to enhance your existing abilities and take on a challenging and interesting workload.


Main Purpose of Job

  • Member of senior management team;
  • Update statutory records;
  • Be responsible for company formations across the LEP Group;
  • File confirmation statements;
  • Handle a range of general company secretarial compliance issues;
  • Update articles and make drafts of resolutions;
  • Assist with operational management of the office e.g. Phone contracts etc.;
  • Dealing with all Financial roles for the organization;
  • As Data Protection lead ensure GDPR compliance across the group of companies;
  • Liaise with employees at all levels within the organization;


Person Specification

The post holder will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Clear strategic vision, excellent communication and leadership;
  • Strong personal authority and gravitas;
  • High business acumen;
  • In depth knowledge of company secretary responsibilities;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of taking responsibility for and dealing with financial matters across a group of companies;
  • Experience/knowledge of dealing with GDPR compliancy across a group of companies;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of diplomacy and political awareness, and ability to work effectively as a member of the senior management team;
  • A familiarity with Coventry and Warwickshire.


Purpose of this Job Description:

CWLEP considers this document as a “snapshot” of the job aimed at providing a clear guide at the time of writing.  The nature of the business require flexibility from all employees, not least the Executive Management Team.  This profile cannot therefore ever be an exhaustive list and the post holder may be required to take on additional operational and /or strategic responsibilities commensurate with the post as the business requires.


How to apply:

Applicants should provide a CV (no more than 3 pages) together with a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) that illustrates their experience and skills in line with the Role Description and Person Specification.  The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 6th July 2018.  It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 16th July 2018

This vacancy is being managed on our behalf by Richard Hales of Charles Peters Recruitment (www.charlespeters.co.uk).  Candidates should email a covering letter stating how and why they are suitable for the role plus include a CV to richard@charlespeters.co.uk


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