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Senior Legal Company Secretary

Madrid, Spain
Closing date
Aug 9, 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 15 European Fintechs to work for by AltFi. We offer a range of products including FX risk management, trade finance, currency accounts, international payments and API integration.

The Legal and Company Secretary Department at Ebury is core to the functioning of the Ebury Group. It provides front-line advice to all parts of the Ebury Group on legal, regulatory and governance matters which contribute to Ebury's growth every day.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven Senior Associate Company Secretary based in our Madrid office who is keen to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and growing company. The successful candidate will provide high quality governance support to key stakeholders in Spain and across the Ebury network, and be pivotal to Ebury's development on a global scale. This role will enable the person who fills it to turn their hand to corporate governance and a variety of other matters, with a view to supporting their personal development. The person who fills this role will report to the Company Secretary.

The role can be based in our Madrid office - 4 days in the office, with 1 day working from home.

Key responsibilities include assisting and administering with :
  • statutory compliance for Ebury subsidiaries globally including updating statutory records in Diligent company secretarial software;
  • preparation and circulation of certain subsidiary board and committee papers;
  • arranging execution of company resolutions and associated logistics including notary and apostille where necessary;
  • share capital management;
  • group structure chart;
  • KYC requests from internal and external stakeholders;
  • Diligent board system;
  • ad hoc strategic projects including, but not limited to, funding rounds, capital raises, acquisitions; and
  • administration of European branches.

Key skills requirements include:
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Educational background to degree level with preference in law, finance or business.
  • At least 5 years experience in the corporate legal sector or in a legal and company secretary team.
  • Experience in a law firm or a financial services institution is preferred.
  • Fluent spoken and written English is essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A team player who works well with different personality types.
  • Excellent Google and MS Office knowledge, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software.
  • Strong organisational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, and a friendly and professional demeanour.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.

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 1700 staff with a presence in more than 25 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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