Assistant Company Secretary
The Company Secretarial team provides support to a variety of departments on company secretarial matters for listed and unlisted entities for over 700 companies. The team is responsible for the management of both private and listed companies, organising, attending and minuting Board meetings, upkeep of the company statutory records, involvement in ad hoc projects, ensuring that relevant documents are filed with Companies House within statutory deadlines and timely announcements made to relevant authorities in respect the listed companies.
About the role
To assist the Company Secretary with the management of two venture capital trusts and a number of other companies across the portfolio including Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), Healthcare and Property companies. The portfolio consists of c.100 companies, limited liability partnerships and limited partnerships.
At Octopus we’re transforming the industries we operate in and improving the lives of millions of people. We’ve built market-leading positions in a number of specialist sectors, including smaller company financing, renewable energy, healthcare and property finance. We employ over 500 people and manage more than £6 billion on behalf of more than 50,000 investors. Our products don’t just help real people solve real life problems, they also make a positive impact on the world around us.
The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Healthcare, Octopus Investments, Octopus Property, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs. Our aim is to have an impact in everything we do, and to make a vital contribution to the UK economy by helping people, companies and institutions generate wealth. And we’re always on the look-out for smart, talented people who share our values.
Essential Job Functions
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
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