Company Secretarial Officer

Location: George, Western Cape

Ref: LRF21047

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

Opportunity for an energetic candidate looking to join a well-established and dynamic audit and financial management firm in George, Western Cape. Our client is seeking to permanently employ a Company Secretarial Officer.

The Company Secretarial division services a broad range of clients with differing needs, thus providing tangible opportunities for learning and development.

Our ideal candidate sets high standards in regard to the quality of their work, is technically competent in their field and has great interpersonal and communication skills.

You will need to have an excellent knowledge of the Companies Act, Close Corporations Act and Trust Property Control Act as well as the ability to practically apply this knowledge.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Preparation and implementation of all documentation relating to the new companies and shelf companies’ registration.
  • Preparation and implementation of all documentation to deregister a company or close corporation and/or reinstating a company.
  • Preparation and implementation of all the documentation relating to director appointments, resignation and/or removal.
  • Preparation and implementation the necessary documentation for the appointment/resignation of an auditor.
  • Preparation and implementation of documentation relating changes to registered office address of company and year end changes.
  • Preparation of Factual Findings Reports/Accounting Officer’s Reports.
  • Preparation of dividend declarations.
  • Attending to STT related transactions
  • Preparation and implementation relevant documentation relating to various amendments to the Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”) of a Company, including name changes, increase/decrease of share capital and conversion of shares.
  • Preparation of all relevant company secretarial documentation relating to implementation of Section 42 restructuring.
  • Prepare all relevant documentation relating to allotment of shares, transfer of shares and share buy backs.
  • Attending to the non-resident endorsement of share certificates.
  • Updating and maintaining company share registers.
  • Preparation of Confirmation letters relating to Shareholding, Directors, Registered Address of company and Solvency Certificates.
  • Liaising with management, clients and CIPC.
  • Assistance with all Trust-related matters.


 Minimum 3-5 year’s relevant experience in an accounting / audit / legal firm.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Greatsoft is an advantage

Minimum level of Education/ Qualifications Required:

  • Grade 12
  • CIS / other relevant qualification or relevant work experience

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