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Voluntary Company Secretary – Board of Publishing Ireland

Company Secretary

Established in 1970, Publishing Ireland is a membership organisation representing book publishers from throughout Ireland. We have a committed, enthusiastic Board and offer a wide variety of relevant and interesting training events, an annual publishing conference, and opportunities for publishers to network.

We are currently seeking a voluntary Company Secretary to join the Board.

The Company Secretary role is to ensure the company is compliant with company law including to:

  • ensure compliance with the Companies Registration Office (CRO)
  • ensure the company’s constitution is compliant with company law
  • ensure the company’s statutory registers are kept in compliance with company law. These include:
    • Reviewing the Minutes of Board Meetings to ensure accuracy
    • Reviewing the Minutes of Members’ Meetings (AGMs and EGMs)
    • Updating the Register of Company Secretaries and Directors
    • Updating the Register of Members
    • Updating the Register of Fixed Assets
  • act as a second signatory on corporate documents
  • ensure the company’s letterhead is compliant with company law
  • file changes in the company’s officers with the CRO
  • attend board meetings (to ensure minutes are kept in accordance with company law)
  • ensure meetings of members (AGMs and EGMs) are held in accordance with company law

Required skills:

The successful candidate will be a member of one of the following bodies:

  • the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
  • the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Be a barrister, advocate or solicitor called or admitted in Ireland.

The role requires 3-5 hours per month and can be undertaken remotely.

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