Assistant Company Secretary

Job No: ELDERS1065
Location: Adelaide, SA

Hear more about Elders’ 175 year history here:

  • Specialist administration support to the Company Secretary and Board
  • Highly-respected, iconic brand
  • Full Time opportunity based in Adelaide

Your new company
Elders is one of Australia’s most trusted and iconic companies.  We are committed to providing our clients with solutions that meet their needs across every aspect of their business. Our expansive network across Australia, China, Indonesia and Vietnam offers clients links to markets, tailored advice and specialist knowledge across a range of products, including home loans, insurance, real estate, financial planning, farm supplies, livestock, wool and grain.    

As the Assistant Company Secretary, your primary function will be providing support to the Company Secretary and the Board by ensuring that all administrative requirements under the Corporations Act and the constitution are achieved. This will include liaising with the board, taking minutes for meetings, preparing agendas and Board and Committee papers, as well as coordinating meetings and events.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Company Secretarial, Business, Commerce, Paralegal or Legal Qualifications (highly desirable)
  • At least 3 – 5 years experience in a corporate or advisory environment
  • Understanding of the role of the Company Secretary and of Directors
  • Understanding of the Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules
  • Experience in an Assistant Company Secretary role or other relevant role
  • Well developed technical skills and experience as an administrative professional
  • Excellent MSOffice (Word and Excel) skills
  • Knowledge of Corporate Affairs System or CAS360 software
  • Previous or current user of Diligent Board software
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare accurate documentation
  • Ability to liaise effectively with Board members, Executive and other relevant stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage multiple demands.

What you'll get in return
In return you’ll be part of an incredibly proud and resilient organisation, focussed on growth and innovation.  Your role, based in the Elders Head Office in Adelaide, will provide you with an opportunity to build on your experience and skills within an iconic Australian brand.

What you’ll need to do next
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now', or for a confidential discussion about this opportunity call Peter Hastings on 08 8425 4964.

Applications close February 16th 2019.

Please note that previous applicants need not re-apply.

At Elders, we want our people to reflect the communities we operate in, and encourage applications from a diverse range of people, backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage a positive work-life balance through a range of flexible work options.


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