Company Secretarial Assistant - FARFETCH

Location
UK London
Posted
17 Sep 2021
Closes
25 Sep 2021
Ref
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Function
Technology
Hours
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.

LEGAL

We are an award-winning full service in-house Legal, Ethics and Compliance function. We're based in the UK, Russia, Portugal, China, Italy, UAE and the US. We provide leadership and advice on strategic projects across all business units, whilst developing our role as an integrated partner within the business to make sure FARFETCH goes from strength to strength.

LONDON

Our London office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub, and is home to a broad range of teams including Commercial, Marketing, and Product. Our open plan space is ideal for collaborative working and sharing ideas, or you can enjoy some quiet time in our dedicated library. We also have a large outdoor terrace which is the perfect spot to have a team lunch or host events.

THE ROLE

Reporting into the Deputy Company Secretary,you will provide administrative support and assist the Farfetch Company Secretarial team in managing the provision of services to the group's subsidiaries, boards & committees and the wider business.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Help with group subsidiary management, including maintenance of statutory books (both UK and overseas) to ensure and accurate statutory filings and support with incorporation of new subsidiaries and management of annual company health-check process
    • Support entity rationalisation process as the need arises and ensure group structure chart is kept updated and provided to stakeholders.
    • Draft basic board resolutions for subsidiary companies including approval of annual reports and accounts and assist with board support process for Annual General Meetings and committee.
    • Manage all KYC requests and maintain up-to-date records and help manage the group global compliance calendar
    • Support with the execution and completion of notarisation/legalisation of company and director information requests
    • Assist Company Secretarial team with fresh service requests, seek guidance where required
    • Arrange approval and payments of Company Secretary related invoices and manage company secretarial templates, schedules, login details, folders and document.


WHO YOU ARE

    • A relevant degree qualification and/or ICSA part-qualified or keen to work towards ICSA qualification
    • Experience using company secretarial software such Diligent, Blueprint entity management (or equivalent)
    • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to organise work that may include a diverse range of issues and tasks with integrity and discretion when handling confidential information
    • Ability to prioritise conflicting needs, manage a high volume of work and progress matters expeditiously
    • Strong MS Office skills essential


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Flexible benefits - Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Pension scheme and more
    • Critical Illness Insurance and Life Assurance
    • Access to Unmind: an independent and completely confidential digital mental health platform
    • Flexible working environment and more!


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.


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