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Corporate Services Executive

A law firm specialising in various areas is currently looking for a Corporate Services Executive to join it's Corporate team.

Reporting to the Head of Corporate you will be responsible for: 
  • Handling Client on-boarding procedures in terms of the organisation’s client acceptance policies and applicable compliance legislation.
  • Managing the process of registering or creating the company, trust or foundation.
  • Acting as the point of contact for a portfolio of clients and assisting client requests on an on-going  basis.
  • Liaising with banks and financial institutions for the opening, maintenance and management of bank accounts.
  • Dealing with all applicable compliance requirements.
  • Attending client meetings, and recording meeting minutes as and when required.
  • Liaising with accountants to ensure that accounting and tax records are maintained in terms of law.
  • Liaising with auditors to ensure that timely statutory audits are prepared and submitted to the relevant authorities.

Skills and Experience
  • A good understanding of the Companies Act, Trusts and Trustees Act and Civil Code, including statutory record-keeping, and the compliance obligations impacting the administration of companies, trusts and foundations. 
  • In possession of a University Degree or a Diploma in a subject relating to business law, the law of business enterprises, banking or financial services.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.