Company Secretarial/KYC Manager

Private Debt and Capital Markets| London

Company Secretarial/KYC Manager

Company Secretarial/KYC Manager

Job title

Private Debt and Capital Markets

Private Debt and Capital Markets





Role summary

We are seeking a Manager to lead the newly formed Company Secretarial and KYC team in the Debt Division. Based in London, you will be reporting to a dedicated Director of the Debt Division.

Working closely with the London based relationship managers and senior management team to provide operational support focusing on KYC, AML and CoSec for the locally based teams.

Key responsibilities

The role above will be responsible for the following specific duties:

  • Co-ordinating support for company secretarial matters across the debt funds and corporate entities administered by the Debt London team co-ordinating with the business managers where appropriate;

  • Supervise the administrators within the team, including mentoring, training and development;

  • Responsibility for a small portfolio of UK domiciled entities providing purely company secretary/administration services reporting to the line director.

  • Providing support to the business teams in respect of KYC/AML workflows and in conjunction with the business teams liaise directly with client representatives to assist the completion of KYC obligations in accordance with Sanne policy and procedures;

  • Implementing updates to Sanne policy and regulatory changes relating to company secretarial and AML matters into the local procedures for the Debt London team;

  • Working together with the business teams to ensure that board meetings of the entities are convened, quorate and in line with customer expectations;

  • Co-ordinate the participation of the team where applicable in board meetings, including tasks of drafting and keeping minutes of the meetings;

  • Preparation of board packs ahead of board meetings, ensuring practicalities such as convening notices and proxies are considered and completed.

  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory and corporate governance related matters in respect of the team portfolio including shareholder’s resolutions and associated local filings;

  • Assistance on the incorporation process of companies and establishment of charitable trusts;

  • Together with the business teams, responsible for co-ordinating the filing of the Companies’ records, archiving and updating internal databases;

  • Highlighting issues with the business team managers and/or escalation to senior management and strict follow up on such pending issues;

  • Perform other duties to support the business managers and director as may be necessary from time-to-time.

Skills / experience requirements

  • Motivated and driven;
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Excel, Word and other related Office products;
  • Very good attention to detail and high level of accuracy on work;
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • 5 years prior experience in a regulatory, compliance, AML or Company Secretarial role
  • An understanding of statutory laws and other related corporate governance regimes relating to AML/KYC/CoSec, in particular for Luxembourg, would be favourable; and
  • Previous experience dealing with institutional and corporate clients from an AML or Compliance perspective would be favourable.

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