Corporate Governance Executive

Corporate Governance Executive – Trade Association – Central London – up to £40,000 + benefits

We are looking for an experienced Corporate Governance Executive to join a large trade association that supports and promotes their UK industry both nationally and globally. 

As the Corporate Governance Executive you will provide a corporate secretariat function through the administration of systems and processes.
You will deal with all statutory filing and administrative requirements for the organisation and its subsidiaries, their charitable trust and the corporate trustee board, together with general administration for the legal committee. 

A self stater with the ability to use initiative to adhere to governance requirements and report deadlines, you will be impeccably organised with a high level of literacy, accuracy and attention to detail. 

The ability to quickly reduce meeting discussions to succinct accurate minutes together with the understanding and adherence to confidential and professional standards is paramount. 

The role of Corporate Governance Executive will include:

  • Company Secretariat administration for all corporate entities
  • Corporate records administration
  • Maintaining a single corporate calendar for all group companies
  • Custody and register of the company seal
  • Supervision and coordination of annual financial audits
  • Board circulars
  • Maintaining the company insurance policies
  • Overseeing annual board elections, ensuring results are ready for the AGM
  • Maintaining register of trustees
  • Collating briefing packs, letters of appointment and general correspondence
  • Meeting administration including minute taking
  • Processing grant applications 
  • Plus more!

What we’re looking for: 

  • Previous experience in a similar Corporate Governance / Company Secretariat position in a large organisation
  • Accurate minute taking skills
  • ICSA part or fully qualified is beneficial but not a necessity – study support can given if required 
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Impeccable eye for detail and accuracy
  • Confident communication skills with a personable nature
  • High level of literacy
    Experience of dealing with confidential information
  • IT literate with the willingness to learn new technologies as needed
  • Budget spreadsheet maintenance and Purchase Order experience
  • Proactive self starter with a positive and enthusiastic outlook

What’s on offer: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Flexi time
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • STL 


If this role sounds of interest and you have the core skills and experience we’re looking for, then don’t delay – please submit your CV ASAP, quoting ‘LO – Corporate Governance Executive’ 

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Liz Overall

Liz Overall

Liz joined Carousel when it was first established; she has an incredible amount of knowledge and experience and likes to make a real difference in the recruitment process. Liz is passionate about what she does and will always go above and beyond to make sure her clients and candidates receive the very best service possible. Liz is very proud of the relationships she has built and strongly maintained over the years and her continued success ensures clients and candidates return to her for assistance time and again.Specialising in Mid to Senior Executive level recruitment across all sectors including HR, Marketing/PR, Operational Support, Legal and Finance, Liz works from both the London office and from her office in Lymington, which enables her to service Dorset and Hampshire clients as well as her extensive London client base.