Western Union Company Secretary ACIS / ICAS qualified in Dublin, Ireland

Job Title: Company Secretary ACIS / ICAS qualified

Requisition #: 1802696

Company Secretary – Corporate Governance (Dublin)

The opportunity:

Do you want to be a part ofahighly-skilled team of ACIS (ICSA) qualified Company Secretaries looking after legal entities across the globe? Do you want to join a worldwide organization with exceptional opportunities for career development in Ireland and internationally?

We are seeking an ACIS (ICSA) qualified Company Secretary – Corporate Governance to support and advise Western Union on all international Company Secretary / Corporate Governance matters. Based at our offices in Dublin, Ireland, the person we are looking to appoint will have a strong company secretarial and corporate governance background and experience of liaising with and advising senior executives.

Responsibilities of the ACIS (ICSA) qualified Company Secretary include:

  • Ensuring subsidiaries in the global structure meet their statutory obligations on corporate compliance matters

  • Manage the corporate governance requirements of international subsidiaries through the setting of agendas, preparation and distribution of board packs, completion of matters arising and minutes and the tracking of action points

  • Preparation and co-ordination of commercial register filings for international subsidiaries, including annual returns, financial statements etc.

  • Co-ordination with outside counsel in relation to discharging the company secretarial function on a multi-jurisdictional basis (including the above mentioned corporate governance requirements and commercial register filings)

  • Advising subsidiary boards of directors (Irish and international) and stakeholders on corporate governance related matters (this includes liaising with and advising senior Western Union executives)

  • Assisting the Treasury function in satisfying third party KYC/AML requests by collating necessary documents relating to international subsidiaries

Experience required:

  • ACIS (ICSA) qualified Chartered Company Secretary with company secretarial experience gained in-house, an Accountancy Practice or Law Firm

  • Experience in managing annual compliance for one company or a portfolio of companies

  • Experience in leading board meetings and advising senior executives on corporate governance matters

  • Proficient on corporate governance and company secretarial matters

What will make you stand out:

  • Ability to exercise independent, sound judgment and to function with limited supervision

  • Experience dealing directly with mid- to high-level internal and external clients and senior management

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing priorities

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Enthusiastic and keen to grow and develop within the organisation

  • Experience working with international companies in a multi-cultural environment is desirable

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary package and benefits

  • Excellent work/life balance

  • Opportunity to work in an expanding global business, interacting with senior stakeholders across the worldwide organisation

  • Be a member of a diverse, international team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

The Payments Business Unit of Western Union is one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange. With access to over 130 currencies, we enable companies of all sizes as they move money across borders via a financial network that spans over 200 countries and territories. We’re disrupting fintech with our groundbreaking digital B2B platform, WU EDGE, which helps companies spend less time handling international payments and worrying about foreign exchange exposure, and more time growing their businesses. And we’re just getting started!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together on teams. Who knows, your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.