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Senior Consultant - Entity Compliance and Governance - Open to flexible working

Location:  London
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  03-Jan-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  107821

EY’s Entity Compliance and Governance (ECG) team is growing and we are looking for Senior Consultants to join our UK team based in London. This is a great opportunity to become part of a global professional services firm to work with a variety of clients on exciting projects, be market facing and work on your people development skills.


We support our clients to achieve their governance, compliance and business objectives. Your role will involve delivering technical governance and compliance projects and may also involve secondments to our clients. You will have strong technical skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of audiences.


Our clients include FTSE 100/250, AiM, larger private companies as well as smaller, fast growth private companies across a variety of sectors, so there is a huge opportunity to broaden your skills and knowledge within this position.


 Your key responsibilities

  • Supporting the delivery of compliance and governance projects, including:
    • Transactions & IPOs
    • Annual report project management & drafting of governance sections
    • Governance framework reviews, including delegated authorities
    • Corporate health checks
    • Secretariat operational effectiveness reviews
    • Director training and induction, advice on regulatory changes
  • Managing the delivery of annual and ad hoc compliance requirements for clients
  • Research into and provision of guidance on changing legislative and regulatory matters
  • Board meeting support, including minuting of meetings, preparation of board packs, and actions  
  • Secondments into clients
  • Development of consultant level team members
  • External business development and internal networking to create opportunities
  • Monitoring changes in the legislative and regulatory environment and identifying new opportunities in the UK market


 Skills and attributes for success

  • Driven and self-motivated;
  • Ability to develop junior team members;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels;
  • Attention to detail and a well-organised approach to work;
  • The ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure;
  • A commercial outlook


To qualify for the role you must

  • Be ICSA part qualified/qualified


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience working in either a professional services firm or in-house company secretarial team
  • Experience working within a listed company environment and/or PRA or FCA regulated firm


What we look for

We are looking for an experienced company secretarial professional who is looking for a challenging and rewarding role that will in turn offer significant career development.


What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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Who we are


EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.



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