Company Secretary – Investment Trusts

  • Permanent
  • London,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 32699

Company Secretary – Investment Trusts


Role: Permanent Full-Time

Location: London

Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

WFH: Flexible/ hybrid working policy

Reports To: Group Head Company Secretary

Direct Reports: N/A


A newly created opportunity for an experienced Company Secretary to join the investment trust function of a leading investment manager.


Key Responsibilities:


  • End-to-end support of the board corporate governance process and advising on best practice
  • Maintenance of companies in good standing including their statutory books and records
  • Implementing corporate actions and restructurings (e.g. changes in share capital)
  • Drafting and lodging Stock Exchange announcements as required
  • Participation in business/regulatory/change projects, support for annual general meetings and handling shareholder queries.
  • Respond to internal and external queries relating to company secretarial matters
  • To work closely with the entire Investment Companies team to meet and exceed the expectations of the Companies boards and commercial objectives
  • To take the Co Sec lead on a number of Investment Companies
  • Keeping up to date on all legislative and regulatory changes affecting the investment companies, and helping the Boards to understand the implications for their company
  • Liaison with Brokers, Registrars, external auditors
  • To help develop future investment companies


Experience Required:


  • Fully Qualified Company Secretary or similar qualification
  • Experience in investment trust company secretarial duties
  • Confident in dealing with senior stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Willingness and proven ability to implement change as and when required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Investment Trust knowledge and proven delivery capability
  • Strong team player who can work with colleagues across multiple departments


Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.


Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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