Job Vacancy For Company Secretary



A reputable rural bank in good standing in the Ashanti Region of Ghana currently has a vacancy for the position of a Company Secretary.

Job Purpose

• Primary purpose is to be responsible for advising a company's board of directors on its duties, responsibilities and powers and communicating all developments in the law affecting the operations of the company.

Responsibilities

• Assist the Board of Directors to comply with the constitutions of the company and any relevant enactment
• Keeping the books and records of the company
• Ensure that minutes of meetings of shareholders and board meetings are property recorded in the form required by company's act (Act 992) 2019
• Prepare and issue out notices in the name of the company
• Ensure that the annual financial statements of the company are dispatched to stakeholders as required by company's act (Act 992) 2019
• Ensuring that all statutory forms and returns are duty filed with the Registrar General's Department
• Manage a register of shareholders and liaise with them in all matters relating to their shares
• Arrange and organise annual general shareholder meetings (AGM) for the Bank
• Liaise with the Finance Department in the preparation of the annual statement of accounts of the bank and get it ready before AGM
• Furnish shareholders on issues concerning their annual dividend earned if any
• Maintaining the statutory registers of the company
• Providing the Board with guidance on their duties, responsibilities and powers and changes and developments in the laws affecting meetings of shareholders and directors and their failure to comply with the legislation and reporting accordingly at any meeting

Qualification Required & Experience

• A minimum of a first degree preferably with an offering in company law practice and administration
• Must have obtained a professional qualification with an offering in company law practice and administration/chartered secretaryship
• Being a Lawyer in good standing in the republic of Ghana will be an added advantage
• Applicants who have been company secretary trainees or worked under the supervision of a qualified company secretary for at least 3 years will also have an added advantage
• Applicants should be a minimum of 40 years

Required Competencies

• Highly analytical and critical
• Pays attention to details
• Proactive, innovative and dynamic problem solver
• High level of professionalism and personal integrity
• Tactful and able to handle sensitive and confidential information
• Good interpersonal, communication and writing competencies

Location: Ashanti Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send their applications and CV with 3 professional referees to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 May, 2022