Job details

Assistant Company Secretary- 6-9 month FTC

Job reference: 004363

Closing date: 13/10/2021

Salary: £42,000 per annum

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 36.17

It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, then our role may be for you. Working with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives; you’ll understand why we’re proud to be N Brown.

Within our award-winning Finance department, we pride ourselves on being the best at what we do and put the customer at the heart of everything we do. But, most importantly within N Brown, we recognise that it’s the people that make the difference to our organisation. So, are you ready for a new challenge?

As the Assistant Company Secretary you will be assisting and supporting the Company Secretary 

​​​​​​​Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the company’s statutory books
  • Filing documents at Companies House
  • Arranging and facilitating board/shareholder meetings
  • Maintenance of statutory books
  • Administration of the Group’s share schemes
  • Administrative support in relation to the Group’s insurance policies liaison with Broker and underwriters
  • Oversight and management of the Group’s Insider Lists
  • Support the development of the Annual Report
  • Supporting Co Sec in discharging responsibility for effective management of the whistle blowing, anti-bribery and corruption and gifts and hospitality policies
  • Supporting the Group simplification project

What we’re looking for:

  • Excellent team player who is enthusiastic and will work with and communicate positively across all Group functions
  • Someone with a high level of diligence and attention to detail and understanding of the regulatory and governance requirements of a Company Secretariat operating in a listed environment are essential

Our benefits:

  • A competitive salary (DOE) plus benefits
  • Company pension with up to 8% N Brown contribution
  • Life Assurance and Private Medical Insurance
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Incredible colleague discount across all our N Brown Group brands (Simply Be, Jacamo, JD Williams, Home Essentials, Ambrose Wilson to name a few).
  • Local restaurant discounts across Manchester’s Northern Quarter
  • 24 days annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 10 over the year
  • Hybrid working, enabling you to work from home or office (at a frequency agreed with your line manager) and staggered start times. We know these are different times and have embraced them to ensure our colleagues are supported.
  • A Manchester City Centre office base, socially distanced workstations and sanitizing stations around the business
  • Great tech to enable you to not only make doing your job easy but to also allow you to work from anywhere with a great WIFI connection
  • Onsite café at great subsidised rates

Who are we:

Here at N Brown we serve our customers through distinct brands; we are experienced, gained from over 160 years of trading; Inclusive as we believe in fashion without boundaries; sustainable as we strive to make as little impact on the planet and focused on the future as we are ALWAYS looking for ways to develop our business and serve our customers better.

Have a question about the role? You can contact the Talent Acquisition Team at Careers

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check; having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with JD Williams


The closing date for this job has now passed.