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Junior Company Secretary – London

TransferWise was founded in 2011 with a clear mission: money without borders - so people and businesses can send, spend and receive any currency effortlessly, whenever, wherever. We’re backed by investors like Richard Branson, Index Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz and we have ambitious growth plans in the pipeline, but we can’t do it alone!

We’re looking for a Company Secretarial Trainee or Junior Company Secretary to join our growing team in Shoreditch, London. As we grow rapidly around the world, we need to make sure we have the right entities and set up to support that growth in every region.  Our product is built on trust. Maintaining that trust is crucial and that means staying on top of our responsibilities to the authorities who regulate us.

Your mission:

  • Build and maintain minute books, filing systems and internal corporate databases, including a global insurance database.
  • Monitor, review and assist with the submission of corporate filings globally.
  • Assist with global subsidiary board meetings, including diarising, agenda preparation, meeting papers distribution and minute-taking.
  • Prepare and/or review board minutes and resolutions for standard corporate actions.
  • Corporate housekeeping tasks such as the tracking of documents, routing documents for signature and distribution, document filing.
  • Handle requests for information from other teams.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Learn and grow - you’ll work closely with our awesome Company Secretarial Manager and, with time, expand the scope of your role to areas that interest you.
  • Work in an international Legal Team and learn a lot about the financial services/fintech industry and driving the corporate sustainability of a fast growing company.
  • Play a crucial role in supporting the mission of our company for our customers in the years ahead.

What we offer in return:

  • Annual salary in region of £25-30k.
  • Generous stock options package.
  • Awesome benefits.

A bit about you:

  • Studying for the ICSA professional qualification scheme, or recently graduated from an ICSA-validated postgraduate university programme.
  • Passionate about building a career as a company secretary or in governance more generally. If you already have some experience, particularly in financial services or dealing with international subsidiaries, that would be fantastic. But it's not essential.
  • Interested in working in an international, fast growing and non-traditional tech environment.
  • Able to thrive under pressure and competing demands.
  • A complete pro at prioritisation.
  • Confident in environments of ambiguity and shifting priorities and excited by the idea of helping to bring order and create established processes.
  • Excellent attention to detail and written English.
  • Legally authorised to work in the UK.

A bit about TransferWise:

Since 2011, we’ve had a clear mission: money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives, we’re the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders.

We’re just at the beginning of our story and we’re growing at an incredible pace. We won’t stop until anyone, anywhere can send, spend and receive money wherever they are, whatever they’re doing. There’s still heaps to do and we can’t do it alone.

Our People:

At TransferWise, you’ll be joining a movement of people who believe in a better, fairer, more transparent way of moving money around the world. You’ll collaborate to do your best work and take on problems that no one has looked at before.

If you’re keen to learn, grow, try new things and aren’t afraid of a bold plan, you’ll fit right in.

How we work:

At TransferWise our strategy emerges from the collective brainpower of all our people, who are organised in dozens of independent, autonomous teams. Teams stay closest to our customers, so they choose what problems to solve and where to spend the most time.

You’ll experience radical levels of ownership and empowerment within your role. Plus the opportunity to see the direct impact of your work on our customers.


Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

At TransferWise we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Therefore, we want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form or reply with your request to the email we send you after you have applied. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.

Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.