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Company Secretarial Manager


InterContinental Group
Location: Buckinghamshire
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Management
Category: General Manager Jobs
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Description

About us

IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies, promising to provide True Hospitality for everyone; making you feel welcome and cared for, recognised and respected, wherever you are in the world. Whether you’re looking for affordability or luxury, we can cater for you. With over 5,500 hotels over the globe and an ever-growing pipeline, our portfolio of brands is constantly changing, as seen with the recent acquisition of the luxury hotel chain, Six Senses. Join us and not only can you benefit from the world of variety and opportunity, you can also look forward to being part of a company that will appreciate you for simply being you.

Your day to day

To support the SVP, Deputy Company Secretary and Head of Corporate Legal, the VP, Legal and Secretariat and the Assistant Company Secretary in providing and developing an excellent professional Company Secretarial service for the Group.

To provide professional expertise and input and be responsible for a wide range of PLC and subsidiary Company Secretarial work for the Group. Personal and supervisory responsibility for statutory work for a large number of Group companies, the design, development and management of employee share schemes, and the preparation and production of Board and shareholder documentation to meet both UK and US listing requirements.

To advise on matters of company law, governance and the regulatory environment, supervision, support, and delivery of subsidiary company transactions and subsidiary governance and compliance, and delivery of a wide range of important tasks and projects associated with the Group’s duties and responsibilities as a global, UK and US listed FTSE 100 Company.

The role is wide-ranging and will require involvement with a variety of different areas. The wide range of duties and responsibilities which may be faced will include:

* Administration of the employee share plans
* Assisting senior and former IHG executives in share dealings
* Management of and liaison with service providers for the above e.g. UK & US legal advisers and offshore Trust companies
* Oversight of PDMR interests and advice on insider dealing rules
* Supervision, development and maintenance of Code for Dealing in IHG securities transactions and regulation of Insider restrictions
* Responsibility for preparation and verification of sections and data for PLC Annual Report and Form 20-F and ancillaries and support co-ordination of Annual Report programme
* Assistance with preparation and delivery of PLC AGM and General Meetings
* Shareholder correspondence and liaison
* Preparation and release of electronic Company announcements and trading results to the London and New York Stock Exchanges and SEC
* Preparation of Board PLC Dividend papers and resolutions and supervision and oversight of dividend payment processes and the DRIP
* Supervision and maintenance of share capital records and processes, statutory registers and filings at Companies House
* Managing, developing and maintaining Conflicts of Interest processes and register
* Act as Secretary to and/or supervisor of subsidiary UK companies, involving direction and management of corporate structural transactions and changes, preparation of Board minutes, arrangement of meetings and preparation of accounts
* Preparation and support for UK subsidiary board and routine committee meetings and minutes, and any actions arising therefrom
* Preparation and review of subsidiary statutory accounts, and any actions arising therefrom
* Supervise, develop, update and maintain Group-wide online corporate database (Blueprint)
* Develop and maintain Group Corporate Structure Chart, covering c.400 companies
* Advice on a wide range of issues, including company laws, stock exchange regulations, compliance with all relevant UK and US listing rules and general company secretariat advice
* Contribution to major corporate events and transactions e.g. capital returns and reorganisations, asset disposals and acquisitions
* Oversee, maintain and develop library of professional manuals and databases for the department
* Ad hoc tasks and projects

What we need from you

Required qualifications and experience

* Committed Company Secretarial professional
* ICSA qualified or near qualified or qualified solicitor (or equivalent)
* Legal qualification and experience an advantage
* At least 2 years’ experience of professional company secretarial work within a UK FTSE environment and/or current experience of company secretarial work either within the professions or a UK listed PLC
* PC Literate, including databases
* Knowledge and experience of Blueprint (or equivalent) professional database
* Familiarity with share scheme and share registration processes
* Familiarity with Company law, UKLA, FCA and LSE rules

Required skills

* Ability to work independently and prioritise effectively
* Good communication skills, written and oral, with good attention to detail
* Numerate and literate
* A proactive approach, flexible and enjoys a fast-paced environment
* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels and a good team player

What we offer

Closing Date for all Applications:3rd November 2020

As an equal opportunity employer, IHG is committed to providing a working culture that values diversity and inclusion and is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a barrier-free recruitment process.
Description

About us

IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies, promising to provide True Hospitality for everyone; making you feel welcome and cared for, recognised and respected, wherever you are in the world. Whether you’re looking for affordability or luxury, we can cater for you. With over 5,500 hotels over the globe and an ever-growing pipeline, our portfolio of brands is constantly changing, as seen with the recent acquisition of the luxury hotel chain, Six Senses. Join us and not only can you benefit from the world of variety and opportunity, you can also look forward to being part of a company that will appreciate you for simply being you.

Your day to day

To support the SVP, Deputy Company Secretary and Head of Corporate Legal, the VP, Legal and Secretariat and the Assistant Company Secretary in providing and developing an excellent professional Company Secretarial service for the Group.

To provide professional expertise and input and be responsible for a wide range of PLC and subsidiary Company Secretarial work for the Group. Personal and supervisory responsibility for statutory work for a large number of Group companies, the design, development and management of employee share schemes, and the preparation and production of Board and shareholder documentation to meet both UK and US listing requirements.

To advise on matters of company law, governance and the regulatory environment, supervision, support, and delivery of subsidiary company transactions and subsidiary governance and compliance, and delivery of a wide range of important tasks and projects associated with the Group’s duties and responsibilities as a global, UK and US listed FTSE 100 Company.

The role is wide-ranging and will require involvement with a variety of different areas. The wide range of duties and responsibilities which may be faced will include:

* Administration of the employee share plans
* Assisting senior and former IHG executives in share dealings
* Management of and liaison with service providers for the above e.g. UK & US legal advisers and offshore Trust companies
* Oversight of PDMR interests and advice on insider dealing rules
* Supervision, development and maintenance of Code for Dealing in IHG securities transactions and regulation of Insider restrictions
* Responsibility for preparation and verification of sections and data for PLC Annual Report and Form 20-F and ancillaries and support co-ordination of Annual Report programme
* Assistance with preparation and delivery of PLC AGM and General Meetings
* Shareholder correspondence and liaison
* Preparation and release of electronic Company announcements and trading results to the London and New York Stock Exchanges and SEC
* Preparation of Board PLC Dividend papers and resolutions and supervision and oversight of dividend payment processes and the DRIP
* Supervision and maintenance of share capital records and processes, statutory registers and filings at Companies House
* Managing, developing and maintaining Conflicts of Interest processes and register
* Act as Secretary to and/or supervisor of subsidiary UK companies, involving direction and management of corporate structural transactions and changes, preparation of Board minutes, arrangement of meetings and preparation of accounts
* Preparation and support for UK subsidiary board and routine committee meetings and minutes, and any actions arising therefrom
* Preparation and review of subsidiary statutory accounts, and any actions arising therefrom
* Supervise, develop, update and maintain Group-wide online corporate database (Blueprint)
* Develop and maintain Group Corporate Structure Chart, covering c.400 companies
* Advice on a wide range of issues, including company laws, stock exchange regulations, compliance with all relevant UK and US listing rules and general company secretariat advice
* Contribution to major corporate events and transactions e.g. capital returns and reorganisations, asset disposals and acquisitions
* Oversee, maintain and develop library of professional manuals and databases for the department
* Ad hoc tasks and projects

What we need from you

Required qualifications and experience

* Committed Company Secretarial professional
* ICSA qualified or near qualified or qualified solicitor (or equivalent)
* Legal qualification and experience an advantage
* At least 2 years’ experience of professional company secretarial work within a UK FTSE environment and/or current experience of company secretarial work either within the professions or a UK listed PLC
* PC Literate, including databases
* Knowledge and experience of Blueprint (or equivalent) professional database
* Familiarity with share scheme and share registration processes
* Familiarity with Company law, UKLA, FCA and LSE rules

Required skills

* Ability to work independently and prioritise effectively
* Good communication skills, written and oral, with good attention to detail
* Numerate and literate
* A proactive approach, flexible and enjoys a fast-paced environment
* Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels and a good team player

What we offer

Closing Date for all Applications:3rd November 2020

As an equal opportunity employer, IHG is committed to providing a working culture that values diversity and inclusion and is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a barrier-free recruitment process.
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