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Vice President - Company Secretary

Fund Services

OVERVIEW

Position: Vice President
Location: Singapore 

The Maples Group is a standard bearer in financial and legal services, trusted by many of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, private equity firms and international corporations. 

Our distinction flows from our carefully curated team: 2,000+ professionals characterised by tenacity, ethics and exacting excellence.  We hire smart and sharpen smarter, arming talent with best-in-class resources and skills.  With 18 locations across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, our international presence offers a unique springboard for career development and cross-cultural immersion.  Our side-by-side financial and legal services are similarly ripe for interdisciplinary learning and growth.  

The Maples Group looks to add a Singapore-based Vice President to our team and invites eager and qualified candidates to apply.  We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent. 

Who We Seek
Our merit-based culture suits professionals in pursuit of boundless careers and lives.  Beyond their acumen, team members are collaborative and conscientious, bringing a healthy sense of drive and purpose to each interaction and to all aspects of their work. 

About the Role
The Vice President reports to the Senior Vice President and supports Corporate Secretary Department. Its tactical responsibilities feed one larger objective: will be responsible for providing client management, board support and corporate secretarial services to a single strategic client. Primary responsibilities include:  

  • act as Company Secretary and manage a portfolio of Singapore private entities 
  • responsible for all aspects of establishing and on-going administration of client companies
  • must be familiar with all aspects of these processes (including Bizfile+ filings), maintaining statutory records, preparation of board and shareholder written resolutions and providing other corporate secretarial services to ensure that client companies are in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements. 
  • involve in arranging board and general meetings and if applicable attendance at such meetings and writing of meeting minutes
  • perform client on-boarding and maintain information in our internal systems regarding all client companies including KYC data
  • overseeing daily operations with a view to maintaining workflow and applying high corporate governance standards in all areas;
  • in addition to managing his/her own portfolio, the Vice President will be tasked to oversee two experienced Assistant Vice Presidents managing their own portfolios.

EXPERIENCE

What You Bring

In addition to indisputably high ethical standards and autonomy, the ideal candidate possesses the following: 

  • must be able to work independently, thrive at multi-tasking and have strong problem solving, attention to detail, professionalism and good organizational skills
  • able to work efficiently under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • possess a law, accountancy or business degree from a reputable institution and/or is a qualified Singapore Chartered Secretary;
  • strong technical, communication and soft skills and able to build excellent relationships with clients and team members 
  • have at least 15 years’ corporate secretarial experience in an established Singapore law, accounting or corporate secretarial firm;
  • candidates who have significant experience as external or in-house corporate lawyer specializing in Singapore company law and can demonstrate an interest to pursue a career in corporate secretarial services will also considered. 

ABOUT THE MAPLES GROUP 

Over five decades, the Maples Group has grown from modest beginnings into one of the world's preeminent professional services firms, offering specialised fiduciary, fund administration, regulatory and compliance, entity formation and management and legal services on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg.

Disclaimer: All personal information collected during the application process will be used for recruitment-related purposes only. Please refer to our Job Applicant Privacy Notice for details on how we handle personal information relating to job applicants.
 

LOCATION

1 Raffles Place, #36-01, Singapore 048616

BENEFITS

The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships. The Maples Group prioritises employee health and wellbeing. Depending on your location, we offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental and optical)
  • Competitive vacation packages
  • Educational assistance and professional development programmes
  • Savings or pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Global mental wellness programme
  • Sports clubs and social events 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

26 March 2021

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