FCS Services
FCS Services

Trainee Company Secretary - Graduate Role

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Apply by: 24.06.2024

Graduate job

Location: Galway City

Job Type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract


A graduate is required for a busy corporate governance and company secretarial service provider based in Galway City. Initially a 12 month fixed term contract with potential to be extended/made permanent. This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to gain insight into the role of a statutory Company Secretary and an introduction into Irish company law and corporate governance practices. Our clients vary across a range of sectors and, therefore, this role provides the opportunity to gain insight into the extremely varied role of in-house Company Secretaries and the corporate governance sector. Further detail on our business can be found on our website: http://www.fcscorporateservices.com/services/

The Role

  • Supporting the Team in preparation and filing of Companies Registration Office (“CRO”) forms and Register of Beneficial Ownership (“RBO”) updates (with managerial oversight) for client companies.
  • Preparation of statutory minutes (both directors and shareholders meetings) using existing templates and liaising with clients in relation to convening meetings.
  • Attending and supporting client board meetings (with managerial oversight).
  • Documenting changes to company particulars and making the required filings with the CRO and RBO (as appropriate).
  • Liaising with the CRO and RBO on behalf of clients.
  • Maintenance of company statutory registers.
  • Dealing with queries from clients and colleagues on all general matters.
  • Assisting with anti-money laundering documentation compilation and maintenance.
  • Supporting the Governance Professional with maintaining website news articles and updates.
  • Dealing with telephone queries and ensuring that such queries are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner.
  • Providing cover for part-time Office Administrator as required.
  • Participation in a variety of project work.

The Person

  • 2.1 Honours degree in either business, law or finance & accounting.
  • The candidate must be confident and have the ability to engage with business stakeholders including client directors.
  • Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational and planning skills are key.
  • Utmost confidentiality and discretion are paramount.
  • Self-motivated and have the ability to prioritise and work well on own initiative, whilst at the same time working within a small Team.
  • Should have strong computer skills.
  • Have a keen interest in learning about the statutory role of company secretaries and corporate governance professionals in all types and size of company.
  • Available to commence position week commencing 15 July 2024

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