SECRETARY in Lagos, Nigeria

at GlobalLink Resources

Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

·         Organising, preparing agendas for and taking minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs);

·         Maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries;

·         Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;

·         Contributing to meeting discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal, governance, accounting and tax implications of proposed policies;

·         Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action;

·         Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors;

·         Taking responsibility for the health and safety of employees and managing matters related to insurance and property;

·         Developing and overseeing the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements.



·         Maintaining the register of shareholders and monitoring changes in share ownership of the company;

·         Paying dividends and managing share option schemes;

·         Taking a role in share issues, mergers and takeovers.

·         Monitoring the administration of the company's pension scheme;

·         Overseeing and renewing insurance cover for employees, equipment and premises;

·         Entering into contractual agreements with suppliers and customers;

·         Managing office space and property as well as dealing with personnel administration;

·         Overseeing public relations and aspects of financial management.



Minimum of HND in any field

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following:

·         The ability to communicate and work well with people at all levels;

·         Attention to detail and a well-organized approach to work;

·         The ability to work with numerical information, plus analytical and problem-solving skills;

·         A diplomatic approach and the confidence to liaise with high-profile company staff and board members;

·         Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information;

·         An interest in, and understanding of, business practices and corporate governance.

·         Strong customer service, verbal and writing skills necessary; knowledge of computers and office equipment and machines


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