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Corporate Governance Executive

Macquarie Group

Job no: LGL-936859

Work type: Full time

Location: Sydney

Group: Legal and Governance

Division: Corporate Governance

Recruiter: Blair Henderson

You will be joining Macquarie’s Corporate Governance Division as part of a professional team administering Macquarie's Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries. You will be responsible for ensuring effective subsidiary governance and statutory compliance. Your key accountabilities would include:

  • board support and corporate governance:
    • attending and minuting meetings of Macquarie's ANZ subsidiaries including oversight and collation of papers for board and committee meetings.
    • drafting and maintaining board minutes and templates.
    • coordinating training and induction for subsidiary board Directors including maintenance and regular updates to electronic board information packs.
  • company administration:
    • maintenance of statutory records and annual filings, assisting with the annual reporting cycle, dividend payments, safe custody of company documents and arranging the signing and sealing of powers of attorney and other documents.
    • active secretarial management of companies, funds and trusts.
  • document management and co-ordination:
    • assisting with implementation of the Division’s initiatives regarding electronic storage and electronic delivery of Board papers, minute books, statutory documents and key agreements for Macquarie subsidiary entities.
    • providing support and advice on document execution required locally for offshore entities (usually as shareholder). Organising notarisation and legalisation of documents co-ordinating local and offshore requirements.
  • transaction support:
    • providing company secretarial technical advice and support to Macquarie business and support groups on transactions and other ad hoc projects as required including: new company incorporations, dissolutions, reorganisations and capital restructuring, new funding instruments, recapitalisations, acquisitions; drafting resolutions and other documentation, advising on application of Macquarie policies and local legal requirements, liaising with third parties etc.

About You

You will enjoy working in a dynamic and challenging environment. Your strong knowledge of Company Secretarial processes and requirements and corporate governance best practice, coupled with your ability to communicate well at all levels and work effectively under pressure, is essential to your success in this role. You will also have:

  • ACIS/GIA accreditation (or GIA certificate currently working towards the GIA Graduate Diploma will be considered)
  • good knowledge of the Corporations Act (essential)
  • practical understanding and applicable knowledge of ASIC filing requirements
  • knowledge of financial services regulation and environment (highly advantageous)
  • ability to manage a varied workload and conflicting deadlines
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail
  • excellent organisational and time management skills

Find out more about Macquarie careers at www.macquarie.com/careers

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

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Date Posted
Sydney, NSW
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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