PayPoint - Careers
Deputy Company Secretary
Welwyn Garden City


  • Reporting to the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary, this role will provide full company secretarial support services to the PayPoint group of companies, including the PayPoint plc board and its committees;
  • Manage the organisation of Board and committee meetings, including providing assistance with agendas and papers as well as attend board/committee meetings;
  • Contribute as a subject matter expert on all corporate governance related subjects;
  • Assist with board and committee evaluation and effectiveness reviews; 
  • Assist with the management and production process of the Annual Report and planning for the Annual General Meeting;
  • Support with the management of external suppliers to the Company Secretariat, including the Company registrars and the company share scheme administrators


  • To meet the objectives detailed above;
  • Responsible for core company secretarial duties including preparation of all returns to Companies House, UKLA, LSE and the FCA
  • Advising on the Companies Act 2006 and all related legislation;
  • Maintaining confidentiality and insider lists and ensuring share dealing code is communicated, understood and adhered to;
  • Draft and make RIS announcements, as required;
  • Advising the group on current best practice in corporate governance.
  • Make proposals for any amendments or improvement for governance framework and ensure that the company is compliant with company laws and relevant legislation.
  • Confident operating at board Level
  • ICSA qualified (ACIS)
  • Solid core company secretarial experience from another listed company
  • Excellent knowledge of UK Companies Act 2006, FCA Listing, Prospectus and  Transparency Rules and MAR disclosure requirements,
  • Experience with assisting with the management of Company share schemes is preferred but not essential
  • Confident and astute personality
  • Organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Positive, driven and the ability to work autonomously where required
  • Good interpersonal skills, with ability to work closely and advise senior executives and members of the board
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage a high volume of work

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