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Corporate Governance & Business Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Ebury is a hyper-growth FinTech firm, named in 2021 as one of the top FinTechs to work for by Glassdoor and AltFi. We offer a range of products including FX risk management, trade finance, currency accounts, international payments and API integration.

Corporate Governance & Business Manager - Ebury Mass payments

Dubai DIFC Office - 4 days in the office

Ebury Mass Payments is looking for a Corporate Governance & Business Manager to provide high quality, professional company secretarial services to the Ebury Mass Payments division both in the UK and overseas, promoting good corporate governance throughout. We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual who is keen to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and growing company which is focused on building the Ebury brand. The person who fills this role will report to the Head of Mass Payments with a dotted reporting line to the General Legal Counsel.

Responsibilities include:
  • Working with the relevant chairs of the boards and committees to plan the annual calendar of work for boards and committees.
  • Arranging, preparing meeting packs for, attending and minuting committee and board meetings.
  • Maintaining action logs arising out of meetings and driving completion of actions by accountable executives.
  • Advice on company secretarial procedures, drafting of board and shareholder resolutions and execution of corporate actions.
  • Administration and maintenance of the company secretary software, Diligent Entities and Diligent Boards.
  • Assisting with the incorporation and set up of new entities in various jurisdictions as well as the closure of branches and entities which are no longer used. .
  • Monitoring compliance of subsidiaries and branches with local law requirements.
  • Oversight, liaison and review of performance of company secretarial services provided by third parties performing legal entity management.
  • Filing statutory accounts including maintaining a timetable, liaising with the finance department and auditors, arranging board approvals and timely filing with the Companies House.
  • Advising on corporate governance best practice and making recommendations to boards or committees impacted by changes in applicable governance requirements.
  • Maintaining the Group structure chart.
  • Assisting with KYC and due diligence requests.
  • Assisting with insurance renewal processes.

Key skills requirements include:
  • Experience in corporate governance, preferably in the financial services sector and within organisations with cross-jurisdictional operations.
  • Knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory requirements, particularly UK company law, and corporate governance best practice.
  • Good understanding and previous experience of implementing company secretarial software.
  • Confident stakeholder management and experience of working with board/C-Suite stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and to tight deadlines, managing competing priorities.
  • Able to deliver quality written reports or minutes with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to design and implement new ways of working, based on company secretarial and corporate governance best practice.
  • Ability to take ownership and drive projects forward.



About Us

Ebury is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector.

Founded in 2009, we are headquartered in London and have more than 1300 staff with a presence in more than 20 countries worldwide. Cultural diversity is part of what makes Ebury a special place to be. From Sao Paulo to Dubai, Bucharest to Toronto, we enjoy sharing team experiences and celebrating success across the Ebury family.

Hard work pays off: in 2019, Ebury received a £350 million investment from Banco Santander and has won internationally recognised awards including Financial Times: 1000 Europe's Fastest-Growing Companies.

None of this would have been possible without our proudest achievement: our great people. Enthusiastic, innovative and collaborative teams, always ready to disrupt and revolutionise the fast-paced FinTech sector.

We believe in inclusion. We stand against discrimination in all forms and have no tolerance for the intolerance of differences that makes us a modern and successful organisation. At Ebury, you can be whoever you want to be and still feel a sense of belonging no matter your story because we want you and your uniqueness to help write our future.

Please submit your application on the careers website directly, uploading your CV / resume in English.

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