Legal Assistant – Company Secretarial Services

PKF ZAMBIA CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS

Part of the PKF International global family of independent firms

PKF Zambia is part of PKF International global family of independent firms bound by shared commitment to quality, integrity and creation of clarity in a complex regulatory environment. We have offices in over 400 locations and we operate in more than 150 countries across 5 continents, and specialize in providing high quality audit, accounting and tax, and advisory solutions to international and domestic organizations in all our markets.

To cater for our growing clientele, we are looking for a Legal Assistant – Company Secretarial Services to be part of the operations of our Company Secretarial Services Department at our Livingstone Office. The desired candidate to serve our clients aiming at maximizing Company Secretarial Services and achieving best results.

Legal Assistant – Company Secretarial Services – Roles and Responsibilities

The candidate should be able to:-

  • Understand the Company’s Act and be able to interpret, advise and implement the Company’s Act and ensure compliance with all the Company’s Act requirements.
  • Maintain the Company’s statutory books and filing all statutory documents with the Registrar of Companies.
  • Arrange meetings of the directors and the shareholders. This responsibility will involve the issue of proper notices of meetings, preparation of agenda, circulation of relevant papers and taking and producing minutes to record the business transacted at the meetings and the decisions taken.
  • Inform the Registrar of Companies of any significant changes in the company’s structure or management.
  • Establish and maintain the company’s registered office as the address for any formal communications.
  • Ensure the security of the company’s legal documents,
  • Decide on the company’s policy for the filing and retention of documents and custodianship
  • Advise the shareholders and directors of their duties and responsibilities and ensure that they comply with the Company’s Act and the articles of association of the company.
  • Take on a variety of additional administrative duties and Statutory Compliance requirements incidental i.e Intellectual Property, business licenses, investment licenses, office management etc.

Requirements for the Legal Assistant – Company Secretarial Services:

  • Must have a Degree in Law or be a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries.
  • Extensive practical experience (3 years or above) in Company Secretarial Services.
  • Excellent knowledge and application of the Company’s Act.
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships and meeting set deadlines.
  • Able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work late hours when necessary.

We offer:

  • Opportunity for professional development in an international environment and for increasing your abilities and skills in various areas;
  • Attractive salary based on your professional experience and skills;
  • Good working environment.

Those who are interested in a career in a Professional firm should send their applications to the Email address below by 3rd January 2021.

The Staff Partner
PKF Zambia Chartered Accountants
Sackville House, Akapelwa Street,
P. O Box 60050
LIVINGSTONE
Tel: (+260 213) 320767 / 321476
E-mail: [email protected]

N.B.

  1. All applicants are encouraged to send applications through Email as a preventive measure in the light of the COVID-19 situation.
  2. Ensure you attach all your documents as one combined PDF document.
  3. Use “LEGAL ASSISTANT – COMPANY SERCRETARIAL SERVICES” as the subject line.