Role details

Corporate Governance Officer

Manhattan   •   USD1 - USD1,000,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • International Financial Institution
  • Seeking an Assitant Corporate Secretary

About Our Client

Major international financial institution

Job Description

  • Reports directly into the Corporate Secretary and Chairman of the Board
  • Responsible for agenda development, board documentation and providing first drafts of Board and committee minutes
  • Assist in creation and distribution of Board and Committee materials.
  • Under the direction of the Corporate Secretary, provide support for the Nominating and Governance Committee, including Board self-assessment process, annual review of constitutional documents and other support, as needed. This position will also provide support to the Board Strategy Committee.



  • Supports the function by drafting board documents, meeting minutes and assists with meeting logistics on an as needed basis
  • Prepares Secretary's Certificates, assists with signing authority
  • Executes and records director housekeeping matters, self-evaluations, attendance, compliance, maintains follow-up logs
  • Assists with tasks related to the Annual Report
  • Federal Reserve filings (FRY-6) filing
  • Work with Head of Chairs Office to codify practices, manuals
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the Director Governance Handbook











The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years Corporate Secretariat or other Corporate Governance Experience
  • Financial Services experience highly preferred
  • Must have Board of Directors experience
  • Excellent written communications, including legal/business writing skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and highly organized; must have impeccable work product.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience with corporate/legal documentation, including constitutional documents, board materials and minutes; also corporate housekeeping and governance documents.
  • Technologically proficient - does not need extensive IT expertise, but intermediate PowerPoint, Excel, database skills necessary. Experience with an electronic board portal such as BoardVantage or Diligent highly desirable.





What's on Offer

Competitive salary plus full benefits

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