Senior Manager, Company Matters

Senior Manager, Company Matters

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • £38,000 - £45,000/annum UK / Year

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You’ll be working as a Senior Manager in our award-winning company secretarial business, Company Matters, one of the largest company secretarial providers in the UK and well-known for its expertise in corporate governance advisory services and company secretarial administration.
You will be expected to make a strategic and commercial contribution to our business by utilising your company secretarial and managerial skills within the team

. You will support the Associate Directors, working collectively and collaboratively with other Managers to enable us to meet our business plan and develop the capabilities of our highly skilled team.
You’ll be based either full-time or on a hybrid basis from either our office in Exeter city centre, or our Gresham Street office in London, but you must be within a commutable distance.

What you could be doing:
• Providing leadership on high profile clients, bringing gravitas and experience to the Boardroom when required
• Contributing to the direction of the business in terms of the development and retention of our client base, shaping the evolution of our services and our profile in the external market and within the business
• Line managing members of the team, providing guidance on oversight of workflows, performance management and professional development processes

• Overseeing the overall profitability and quality of workflows undertaken by the teams, working closely with the Managers to resolve delivery issues, fee negotiations and work allocation across sites
• Raising the profile of our team and our service offering through internal and external events and initiatives, including panel participation, delivering presentations and networking
• Build strong relationships across the Exeter and London teams, in addition to with the rest of the wider business
• Supporting the execution of our strategic vision by deploying resources and ensuring delivery against key objectives and wider change initiatives

What we’re looking for:
• The drive and desire to work within a dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Proven people management experience, with the ability to lead, develop and motivate both the management team and wider team
• A self-starter with excellent motivation and a willingness to take a hands-on role when required
• Senior Corporate Governance, Advisory and Company Secretarial experience demonstrated at Board level with experience of advising listed companies or through IPO

• Exceptional communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
• Commercial awareness and an understanding of the professional services model
• Strong business development and professional services experience or appropriate transferable skills
• An ACG / FCG or equivalent qualified as a Lawyer and / or Accountant

About us:
Company Matters is a market-leading, trusted, comprehensive company secretarial business with offices in London and Exeter. They provide specialised, tailored support to company secretaries and the boards of a wide range of UK-listed and unlisted companies in different sectors and stages of maturity. They provide a dedicated relationship team with market leading expertise and experience, offering short and long-term practical support, open and regular communication and easy access to services for listed international organisations. Company Matters supports domestic and international clients with all aspects of their company secretarial needs, from governance advice to statutory compliance and have a long-standing reputation of providing class-leading services to UK listed businesses.

Link Group works in partnership internationally with almost 7,000 clients including asset managers and investors, business managers, asset owners, trustees, issuers and borrowers. We provide the infrastructure through which assets are secured or deployed in both regulated and unregulated markets.

We offer industry-leading shareholder services through Link Market Services to a wide range of corporates, issuers and business managers. We are the largest UK share registrar providing services to more than 1,300 companies large and small across the UK.
We administer share plans for over 200 clients and have worked on more than 50% of UK IPOs since 2005. Our unique place in the market, combined with our partnership and relationship management approach, enables us to play a vital role in connecting issuers with 5 million shareholders around the world.

What’s in it for you?
• A very competitive basic salary plus benefits.
• 23 days’ holiday to start, (rising to 25) plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
• Company matched pension scheme, private medical cover, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more.

• Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
• You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Link Group. You’ll be joining a network of 7,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple teams and countries. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that.

What we hope you’ll do next:
Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Candidates must have the relevant work rights to be considered for an opportunity at Link Group. Successful applicants will be required to complete background screening prior to commencement of employment.

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