Company Secretarial Assistant

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 05/06/2023

Company Secretarial Assistant

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

Add to basket Share Apply

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen, for a Company Secretarial Assistant to join a dedicated and fast paced team! This role will provide full training on a broad range of core company secretarial duties and support the department to achieve the highest governance standards by maintaining accurate and organised records.

There will be lots of opportunities to get involved in a range of projects working with a variety of the team, as well as taking ownership for a range of companies and relationships with external collaborators. The role calls for a confident and upbeat self-starter with an understanding of corporate governance and company law who is looking to kick start their career!

You will be responsible for

  • Assisting the Senior Assistant Company Secretaries and Directors interests and related party registers
  • Supporting with the production of the Tesco PLC Annual Report
  • Monitoring and maintaining of the regulatory sections of the PLC website
  • Providing AGM support as the need arises
  • Preparing and releasing regulatory announcements, FCA notifications and NSM submissions
  • Maintaining the statutory records for all UK Group companies on Blueprint and making timely filings of applicable documentation with Companies House
  • Providing support on a portfolio of UK and international companies, including ensuring that the best standards in governance are embraced
  • Organising subsidiary board meetings, accounts process, preparing minutes and other documents
  • Preparing and supporting in the delivery of training and inductions to statutory directors
  • Supporting on UK and international corporate transactions and intra-group restructurings, including: group acquisitions, investments and disposals, corporate simplification activities, equity injections, liquidations and inter-company dividends

You will need

  • Have achieved status or be studying for the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme, with a good working knowledge of company law and governance requirements
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to build positive relationships
  • Experience using Word, Excel, Outlook and Blueprint (or similar management system)

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day’. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

We have recently announced that we will be moving towards a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices will continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Please talk to us to about how this can work for you.

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Back to top