R.C. Treatt & Co. Ltd Northern Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 6NL

Full Time | Posted 25 days ago


Job title: Senior Company Secretarial Assistant
Reporting to: Assistant Company Secretary
Location: Hybrid - Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk/Remote
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

The Opportunity

If you’re interested in the governance that surrounds an organisation then this might be the job for you. We are recruiting a Senior Company Secretarial Assistant to support the Group Legal Counsel & Company Secretary and Assistant Company Secretary in the delivery of listed and subsidiary Board and committee governance. You will be joining a small team that is lean, resilient and moves with pace.

What it’s like to work here

We’ve been making the world taste better since 1886 and sell over 3000 products in more than 90 countries, but we’re only just getting started. We’re on an exciting journey and have ambitious plans to become the indispensable partner of choice for the world’s leading flavour and fragrance houses, beverage and consumer brands.

On joining Treatt, you’ll become one of over 300 international experts, working together to collectively surprise and delight our customers. Nothing is more important to us than the happiness of our people as without them, we’d never succeed.

We think Treatt is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it:

“Everyone wants your feedback and opinion; it feels like a place of study where nurturing and encouragement are the standard. It is very clear the hard work that goes into providing excellence for customers, but it is also very apparent that managers have the same goals for helping us all to progress.” – Anita, Innovation Scientist

“Joining my close and supportive team was the most enjoyable way to gain more skills and increase my knowledge” – Ashley, Distillation Control Team Leader

“Treatt creates an environment to help you be the best you can, with no two days the same and opportunities always available to help you learn and develop. The people and the culture create a fantastic company to be part of” – Rebecca, Commercial Coordinator

What you’ll be doing

The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

• Organising subsidiary board meetings, collation of board packs and attending and minuting the meetings
• Maintenance of statutory records, minute books and company information
• Drafting of board minutes and resolutions as required
• Supporting the preparation of induction material for director appointments
• Day to day administration of share schemes including awards and exercises
• Assisting with the organisation of the AGM
• Trademark administration
• Maintaining UK company data protections registrations
• Assisting with stock exchange announcements
• Maintaining HMRC and Home Office licences
• Managing the payment of dividends to overseas employees
• Filings with UK Registrar of Companies, FCA and Government websites
• Assisting with the preparation of material for the Annual Report
• Preparing paperwork authorising employee trading and maintaining appropriate records

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone who is ideally part or ICSA qualified who has prior experience of working in a Corporate Secretariat and ideally will have had exposure to the administration of share schemes. Good written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail are required as well as strong organisational skills, with the ability to work automatously, prioritise and meet timelines without compromising on quality. The ability to adapt well to change in a fast paced environment and strong PC skills including Word, Excel, Adobe and virtual meeting software such as Microsoft Teams, Outlook will be an advantage.

What we’ll do for you

We offer an excellent package which includes a competitive salary; a generous holiday entitlement as well as the opportunity to purchase additional holiday, we also offer a discretionary annual bonus, BUPA, pension scheme with 9% employer contribution, life assurance, group income protection, SAYE scheme and free shares.
With the encouragement and development you need, we help you to become your ultimate you. Beyond building a successful career, we also support the wishes and ambitions of our staff outside of the office in achieving a health work/life balance - the wellbeing of our staff is paramount to us, which we actively promote and support by regularly delivering a variety of wellbeing initiatives and offering responsibility based flexibility. There will also be opportunities to be actively involved in community and charity projects and to take part in numerous subsidised social events.

Polite Notice

We politely request that we are not contacted by any recruitment agencies. We have a preferred supplier list and high volumes of speculative calls from agencies negatively impact upon the efficiency of our business. Please help us to maintain the highest levels of customer service by respecting our wishes.