Deputy Company Secretary

Deputy Company Secretary

Bayport Financial Services | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

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Description


Deputy Company Secretary
Bayport Financial Services
2022-09-23 JHB North

Job Ref #: BAYR003
Industry: Legal
Job Type: Permanent
Positions Available: 1
The Company Secretary provides a Governance oversight and Company Secretarial service to the Bayport SA Group, ensuring that all Group Governing Bodies and Committees receive the support and advice necessary for them to discharge their duties. The role acts as the first point of contact in all matters relating to Governance and Company Secretarial work. This includes management of the Governing Bo



Job Description


The Company Secretary provides a Governance oversight and Company Secretarial service to the Bayport SA Group, ensuring that all Group Governing Bodies and Committees receive the support and advice necessary for them to discharge their duties. The role acts as the first point of contact in all matters relating to Governance and Company Secretarial work. This includes management of the Governing Bodies, the maintenance of the Bayport SA Group statutory company records and ensuring that filings are made to the relevant authorities.

The Deputy Company Secretary role is designed to assist and support the Company Secretary in the execution of the above across the multiple Group entities and governance structures that constitute the Bayport South Africa structure.


Job Requirements


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Chartered Governance Institute of Southern Africa (previously Chartered Secretaries) – Board Level in progress or completed (CIS Level 3)
DESIRED / PREFERRED / OTHER REQUIREMENTS

LLB (advantageous)
BCom Law (advantageous)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

At least 5 years’ experience in a Governance / Company Secretarial role with direct exposure to Executive and Operational management
At least three years' experience of managing board and/or management committee meetings with minute-taking exposure to management committees e.g., credit committees, commercial, operational and audit committees Experience in managing CIPC compliance
Sound administrative experience in a highly organised environment
Proven background of Integrity and discretion in handling confidential information INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
At least three years’ experience in the Lending or Banking financial sector, with minute-taking exposure to operational and/or board sub-committees
DESIRED/ PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

Three years' governance experience in the unsecured lending / banking / Credit Services industry.
Three years' minute taking experience up to Board and Shareholder level
Three years' experience in a JSE-listed entity
A sound grasp of corporate governance issues
Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of King IV, the South African Company law and have experience of regulated environments
Specific experience in developing governance policies and processes, such as Terms of Reference
Experience in providing confidential support to board members with a diplomatic approach
Experience in high-pressure environments requiring a keen ability to prioritise
Sound understanding of accounting principles for credit granting institutions.