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We are hiring a Company Secretary!

The Firm’s Company Secretarial and Business Support Services Department is currently recruiting a Company Secretary to assist clients with setting up locally and efficiently managing their business operations.

 

As a Company Secretary you will be required to have good working knowledge of the following:

  • Formation and establishment of companies in Ghana;
  • Ensuring legal and regulatory compliance in line with the provisions of the Companies Act 2019 (Act 992) and other relevant legislation;
  • Thorough understanding of good corporate governance practices;
  • Liaising with the relevant governmental institutions to your line of work;
  • Corporate restructuring and administration of share issuance, sale and transfer;
  • Preparation of resolutions in respect of shareholders and board decisions;
  • Maintenance of company’s statutory books and records including the register of directors and secretary, director’s interest, debenture holders, mortgages, and charges;
  • Administration and attendance of board and general meetings and ensuring procedural compliance;
  • Filing of requisite statutory forms at the Companies Registry;
  • Maintaining communication links between directors, non-executive directors, shareholders and key stakeholders;
  • Monitoring the preparation of the company’s accounts and ensuring that copies are distributed to the appropriate persons within specific time limits;
  • Investigations and registration and perfecting of securities at the Registrar General’s Department and the Collateral Registry of the Bank of Ghana;
  • Advise on company’s requirements with regard to Beneficial Ownership, change of name, registration of constitution, and implication of non-compliance;
  • Application for licenses and permits required to enable client’s function efficiently.
Qualifications
  • Must be a lawyer; or
  • Must have a 2-year post company secretarial qualification from a recognised Company Secretarial Institution; or
  • Have articled under a company secretary for a period of not less than 3 years.

Over the years, B&P ASSOCIATES has sought to contribute to the furtherance of legal education and training in Ghana by offering internships, pupillage opportunities and work experience to students of the Law School and aspiring lawyers.

 

Pupillage with the Firm

B&P ASSOCIATES encourages professional development by ensuring that talented individuals receive the requisite training and professional experience required to advance their legal career. The 6 month mandatory  pupillage training with the Firm provides young lawyers with practical guidance, mentorship and exposure to legal practice in Ghana. It also ensures that lawyers obtain the necessary legal and commercial awareness necessary for the legal profession. Successful applicants have the opportunity to work directly with Adelaide Benneh Prempeh, the Managing Partner, as their pupil supervisor to ensure a comprehensive legal experience.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply three (3) months before their proposed Call to the Bar. Offers made prior to the Call remain conditional offers.  

 

Internship Opportunities

B&P ASSOCIATES’ Internship Programme affords students of the Ghana School of Law the opportunity to undertake the 3-month compulsory internship under the leadership of Adelaide Benneh Prempeh, the Managing Partner of the Firm.

B&P ASSOCIATES also offers 2-week internship placements during the summer period to interested applicants to enable individuals gain direct practical experience with B&P work.

 

All interested applicants are encouraged to send copies of the following documents to info@bpaghana.com:

  • Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificates
  • Transcripts
  • National ID