Saturday 7 April 2012

Career as a Company Secretary

A Company Secretary (a.k.a. CS) is an expert in Corporate Law, Security Laws & Capital Market and Corporate Governance. CS is responsible for all regulatory compliances of company and acts as corporate planner & strategic manager.

CS’s Motto:
  • Handle Compliance
  • Give Legal advice
  • Administer
A Day in a Company Secretary’s Life
  • Responsible for corporate governance and legal matters of company
  • Provide secretarial assistance to company board, and give expert advice
  • Monitor general administrative activities of the company
  • Responsible for safekeeping of all legal and other confidential documents
  • Ensure that company complies with all corporate, security, statutory laws
  • Manage all board meetings, AGMs, and other delegations
Job Roles
  • Assistant to Board of Directors
  • Company Registrar
  • Legal Advisor
  • Corporate Policymaker
  • Chief Administrative Officer
Job Avenues
  • Government Offices
  • Bureau of Public Enterprises
  • Private sector companies
  • Department of Company Affairs
  • Stock Exchanges
  • CS Firms
  • Lecturer in Universities
  • Company law boards
Skills Required
  • Disciplined and organized
  • Strong legal aptitude
  • Good administrative ability
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Firm ground in Accounts and Secretarial Practice
  • Understand and analyze complex issues
  • Being loyal to organization
Other Related Careers
  • Company Law Specialist
  • Compliance Officer
  • Merger & Acquisitions Associate
  • Administrative Executive

Best Regards,
Farzad Minoo Damania
Career Counsellor, Corporate Trainer

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