Deputy Company Secretary

Deputy Company Secretary London, England

Planet
Full Time London, England 39872 - 51361 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Description


About Us
The payments market is the most exciting technology market in the world today for good reason. McKinsey values it globally at over $2 trillion and it’s growing between 13-15% year-on-year. Some of the largest most dynamic brands are investing in this sector; Apple has ApplePay, Google has GooglePay, Amazon has AmazonPay, and it’s not just the Silicon Valley brands. Tencent owns WeChatPay, Alibaba owns Alipay and digital disruptors like Square, Stripe and Adyen all invest millions to grow the payments market.
Planet are a technology company that’s transforming payments by putting the customer experience first. We help our customers deliver a better experience for guests, shoppers, and consumers everywhere. We operate in a market that continues to evolve and expand, partnering with the world’s most prestigious brands across Retail and Hospitality, and with a network of Financial Services partners worldwide.
To meet consumer demands, payments must be simple, safe, and invisible. The only way to do this is to fully embed payments in the software and networks that runs business. By combining networks, software and payment technology, Planet’s creating a world of connected commerce, that makes payments feel good.
We’re growing organically, and with strong Private Equity investors, Advent International and Eurazeo, we’ve the financial capital and expertise to grow our capabilities and reach through acquisition.

Legal, Risk & Compliance Overview
  • The Legal Risk & Compliance team is the creative conscience of Planet – we partner closely with the business, look around corners and lead by example. As our core values in LRC, we are:
  • Protective – Driven to protect the business from all manner of legal, regulatory, commercial, and compliance issues
  • Progressive – Vigilant in anticipating the needs of the business amidst a dynamic payments industry and regulatory environment
  • Practical - Creatively pragmatic in the design and delivery of legal, regulatory, commercial, and compliance support that advances our business
With these values, we provide solutions that enables Planet’s strategic business goals whilst meeting its regulatory obligations as we expand organically, geographically and by acquisition.

Role Overview

What you will do


The successful candidate will form an integral part of the legal team based in London, UK and will contribute towards delivering the team’s goal of providing high quality, practical, solutions–orientated advice, support and guidance aimed at delivering Planet’s strategic, business and financial goals. The legal team forms part of the Group Legal, Risk & Compliance function led by the Chief Legal Officer. The role is open to candidates who wish to work in an office environment, or in a combination of remote and office working (the balance of which to be agreed with the successful candidate).
Board
Support regulated companies and relevant committees within the subsidiary structure, assisting with board calendars, preparation of agendas, coordination of board materials, minuting meetings and following up on actions with the business.
Provide support to the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary at Group board meetings, when requested.
Annual compliance
Maintain oversight of statutory records and ensure they are maintained in line with applicable laws and filing requirements, working with a third party outsource provider.
Work closely with colleagues in Finance regarding the timely completion and filing of subsidiary financial statements.
Governance
Support the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary in building and maintaining an effective Group Delegation of Authority, Reserved Matters and Committee Terms of Reference which are fit for purpose as the Company continues to mature.
Projects
Additional support will be required across cross-border transactions on an ad hoc basis.
Support the Company Sectary with management of employee option plans and the Group insurance portfolio.

Who you are


You will be a qualified company secretary or governance professional with 4-6 years experience in a global environment, who is hands on and excited to contribute to building a strategic company secretarial function on a global scale. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Senior Assistant Company Secretary or equivalent who is looking to take a step up in a supportive environment with a variety of work.

Why Planet


Planet is an equal opportunity employer where diversity is valued, and all employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.
Come and grow your career in the most exciting, fast paced technology market, with a business that delivers feel-good connected commerce. We would love to hear from you – Apply now.


About Planet

Deputy Company Secretary
Planet

www.planetpayment.com
Galway, Ireland
Brent Warrington
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Information Technology Support Services
1985
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