Company Secretary recruitment agency listing

Concerned with legal, financial and administration matters, the role of a Company Secretary is to work alongside a Company Director or Manager, with a view to ensuring standards are being adhered to. By law, a PLC is obliged to employ a Company Secretary and this has created a need for recruitment agencies to search for Secretarial candidates who are ready to join their list of clients.

Company Secretary salaries

The expected salary for a candidate looking to enter into a career as a Company Secretary in the UK is around £35K. This is considerably more than those who work in an Assistant role as these will usually earn in the region of £25K. With experience, salaries can prove to become quite lucrative - with senior Company Secretaries earning anywhere between £50K-£70K with those in FTSE 100 companies having the potential to earn £100K+. The job is predominantly office-based, with staff generally expected to work 30-40 hours a week over five days. Firms based in cities such as London tend to offer the most opportunity for high earnings - recruiting for some of the best paid jobs in this area.

Qualifications and skills in order to get recruited

Entry requirements to become a Company Secretary are high, with employers expecting a potential candidate to be degree-educated before applying for a vacancy. Qualifications in Law and Accountancy are some of the most sought after, although corporate experience within Banking, Insurance, and Management are also looked on favourably. Those applying to work for a public limited company must first become a member of the ICSA which is an international body for Secretaries and Administrators. This accreditation can be achieved through the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme (CSQS) or postgraduate study and will also aid applications to private limited companies. This should help consolidate knowledge in areas such as governance and compliance.

Other qualities that an applicant should cover in their CV includes awareness of legal practices, excellent organisational skills and the ability to work in a team. A recruiter or recruitment consultant is able to assess these attributes in order to effectively recruit for their clients' roles, whether they are permanent, temporary, or contract.

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Innova Search - Manufacturing Division

With a 20-year history, Headhunting & Executive Search is the basis of our business. We have conducted assignments in over 45 countries focusing on an array of industry verticals. We are trusted advisors to small and large enterprises, identifying and appointing key hires by leveraging our strong industry expertise. Innova work in partnership with our clients, recruiting world class leaders who will make a sustainable impact on their business.
Coverage  Nationwide Manufacturing Recruitment Specialists
One The Square, Temple Quay, 4th Floor, Bristol, Avon, BS16DG
Riverside Innovation Centre, Castle Drive, Chester, Cheshire, CH11SL Ground Floor, Sterling House, The Bourse, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15EQ Norwich House, 26 Horsefair Street., Leicester, Leicestershire, LE15BD 8 St. Martin's Place, London, Greater London, WC2N4JH Manchester One, 53 Portland Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3LD
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PurplePower IT Recruitment Ltd

At PurplePower, we are a specialist IT recruiter, predominantly to the SME private sector with particular focus on "hands on" IT Support and Service Delivery to include IT Management, System and Network Support, Service Delivery, Systems Admin. Also, within IT Managed Services; Implementation Manager, IT Project Management and IT Sales. We believe in getting the culture fit right and in quality over quantity every time.
Coverage  UK Wide
Milton Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 0FZ
298 Hethersett Close, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7AT
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Oakhill Recruitment - Accountancy & Finance Specialists

Experience of retained assignments and headhunting work.
Coverage  East Anglia, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire
3 Monarch CLose, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0FZ
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Aeropeople Limited

Aeropeople offer an Executive Search and Selection capability, specifically focused on high end headhunting methodology particularly successful for executive and senior roles. With REC accreditation and a proven track record, you can rely on us to deliver the candidates that are best suited to your needs.
Coverage  UK wide and International
The Quorum, Barnwell Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8RE

Recruiter Tip

Employers should assess the communication skills of job applicants before recruiting a Company Secretary. The role will typically cover financial and legal duties, meaning that staff should be comfortable working with other professionals such as Solicitors, Lawyers and Auditors.

Badger Associates Ltd

For 14 years the name Badger Associates has been synonymous with identifying the finest Executive people around the UK who want to live and work in East Anglia. Headhunting is our forte.
Coverage  East Anglia and surrounding areas
Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU

Sarah Harvey Recruitment Limited

Sarah Harvey Recruitment has been established for over 30 years specialising in Technical, Commercial, Managerial , Finance and Executive specialist positions. We are based in Warwickshire (Leamington Spa). Over the years Sarah Harvey have developed a strong reputation as a hard working, honest and professional consultancy.
Coverage  UK, Europe.
37 Chandos Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4RL

Executive Headhunters Ltd

Executive Search & Selection & Headhunting services UK and Worldwide. We can help you fill those senior positions whist offering a discreet and professional service. Psychometric testing, Independent Reference Checking and a hugely successful track record in filling senior level roles across all functions and within ALL industry sectors.
Coverage  UK and International
Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DF 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
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Berry Recruitment - Office and Finance division

From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
Coverage  UK wide
20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL
5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ 383 Hendon Way, London, NW4 3LP 110 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4LZ 11 - 13 Ravenswood Crescent, High Street, West Wickham, London, BR4 0JH
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Catermatch Solutions

With a focus on speed, efficiency and quality, Catermatch Solutions are experienced recruiters of Executive/Management staff throughout the UK. From our North West office, we can supply a range of high quality candidates nationwide such as General Managers, HR Directors and Company Secretaries. We have a database of pre-screened and skill tested professionals who we guarantee will be an asset to your organisation.
Coverage  UK wide
Suite 37, Barton Arcade, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 2BH

Recruiter Tip

In order to become a Chartered Company Secretary, professionals who have passed the CSQS must apply for Associate status. This can be done after 6 years of industry experience and affords professionals the post-nominal title of ACIS.

Elite Employee

Elite Executive is a South East search and select agency that can source C-Suite level professionals for senior roles in all industries. We dedicate a specialist Headhunting division to attracting executive personnel from Marketing Managers to Finance Directors. No matter the size of your organisation, we can deliver solutions that are designed to add real value to your operations.
Coverage  Southern England and Home Counties.
Bank House, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1LF
Zenith House, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7AG
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