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HW Fisher is a top 25 UK chartered accountancy firm. We are a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates and high-net worth individuals.
Our clients come from many different backgrounds and are active in all branches of commerce and industry. Our reputation is grounded in quality, delivering premium advisory services efficiently and cost-effectively.
Founded in 1933, the practice comprises 32 partners and approximately 280 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge.
The Company Secretarial Department is a small yet busy area of the firm which deals with a large number of clients. It is comprised of three qualified Chartered Secretaries, an Assistant Manager, one company secretarial trainee and an administration assistant.
The work of the department covers a wide spectrum of work from routine confirmation statements and accounts approval minutes to share buybacks and capital reductions. The department also works closely with the Corporate Tax department (producing documentation for employee share schemes), the Corporate Finance department (producing documentation for capital restructures and share issues) and the Audit department (providing company law and secretarial advice on a wide variety of matters).
We are looking for an assistant/junior trainee to provide support and basic administrative functions to the Company Secretarial (Co Sec) Department. No experience is necessary as full training will be given and may suit someone looking for their first step on the career ladder. The role has scope to develop for the right person.
The role is varied in nature and the responsibilities can include the following:
We require a candidate educated to at least A-level standard (or equivalent) with a good level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate the following skills:
The successful candidate will be liaising with clients, managers and Partners of HW Fisher and therefore will need to be personable, approachable, and have the ability to deal with a wide range of stakeholders.
As stated above, this may lead to further opportunities within the Department for the right person. We will provide study support for the right candidate to complete the ICSA qualification after successfully passing a probationary period.
To apply for this position please contact Michael Fraser at firstname.lastname@example.org.