Assistant Company Secretary

Location: Hyderabad
Department: Legal

About You

We are looking for an engaged CoSec with outstanding organizational skills who will join our team to help meet growing business needs in India, the UK and globally. As a member of the Legal Team, you will have the opportunity to work on a range of CoSec initiatives and to work closely with the team to organize and optimize our processes as we expand. You will be able to lend your skills to a number of business areas across Tide with regular exposure to senior business stakeholders. CoSec qualifications and experience are essential.

You are an enthusiastic and detail-oriented CoSec with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, who loves multitasking, working collaboratively and optimizing processes for efficiency. You have excellent communication skills to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels and meticulous attention to detail. You have your sights firmly set on working in global fintech. You’re hungry to learn more, improve your skills, and help your stakeholders achieve their goals. You shine in a challenging environment, love tackling new challenges and thrive on the success of a job well done.

We are a close-knit group of seven lawyers based in London, Sofia and Hyderabad. We are one of the most cross-functional teams in the company, helping Tideans accomplish their goals, grow the company and stay compliant. The CoSec function sits within the Legal Team. 

We place emphasis on team collaboration, openness and support. We seek to make all new joiners feel part of the Legal Team from day one. We're looking for an individual who'll not only fit into the group, but will bring new ideas, challenge us and roll up your sleeves when needed.

Some of the things you’ll be doing:

  • Managing, organising and providing assistance for all of the CoSec activities in India including
  • Preparing agendas, resolutions and minutes for Board and Shareholders’ meetings and undertaking filings as necessary.
  • Ensuring our directors have all the proper registrations and signatory setup and all compliances to operate within the corporate regulatory framework.
  • Preparing and maintaining our statutory registers and an oversight of our constitutional documents.
  • Providing guidance on, and setting up systems to track, the statutory compliance requirements under all applicable laws especially company law / FEMA / RBI.
  • Supporting internal, external and regulatory audits.
  • Working with finance and risk teams as needed to provide a full CoSec service.
  • Providing overall support in carrying out duties and responsibilities to the CoSec function globally and collaborating with teams across Tide to help achieve company-wide goals.
  • Collaborating with the Legal Team to help build and optimise processes as we grow, including documentation management and stakeholder interface.

What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance, Life insurance and Accident insurance
  • 25 days annual leaves
  • Enhanced family-friendly leave
  • Dental Benefit
  • Learning & Development Budget

You’ll be a great fit if:

  • You are a Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
  • You have 3-5 years experience as a Company Secretary of a Fintech, in the financial services industry or in a multinational company.
  • You have a Law Degree (preferred but not essential).
  • You have outstanding organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • You have excellent communication skills to build relationships with all levels of stakeholders.
  • You love tech and tools, and love exploring how they can contribute to operational efficiency and business growth.
  • You enjoy project management.
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-moving company and are able to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines

 Who are Tide?

We’re the UK’s leading provider of smart current accounts for sole traders and small companies. We’re also on a mission to save business owners time and money on their banking and finance admin so they can get back to doing what they love – for too long, these customers have been under-served by the big banks.

Our offices are in London, UK, Sofia, Bulgaria, Hyderabad and Gurugram, India, where our teams are dedicated to our small business members, revolutionizing business banking for SMEs. We are also the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing fintech's in the UK.

We’re scaling at speed with a focus on hiring talented individuals with a growth mindset and ownership mentality, who are able to juggle multiple and sometimes changing priorities. Our values show our commitment to working as one team, working collaboratively to take action and deliver results. Member first, we are passionate about our members and put them first. We are data-driven, we make decisions, creating insight using data.

We’re also one of LinkedIn’s top 10 hottest UK companies to work for.

Here’s what we think about diversity and inclusion…

We build our services for all types of small business owners. We aim to be as diverse as our members so we hire people from a variety of backgrounds. We’re proud that our diversity not only reflects our multicultural society but that this breadth of experience makes us awesome at solving problems. Everyone here has a voice and you’ll be able to make a difference. If you share our values and want to help small businesses, you’ll make an amazing Tidean.

A note on the future of work at Tide:

Tide’s offices are beginning to open for Tideans to return on a voluntary basis. Timelines for reopening will be unique for each region and will be based on region-specific guidelines. The health and well-being of Tideans and candidates is our primary concern, therefore, for the foreseeable future, we have transitioned all interviews and onboarding to be conducted via Zoom.

Once offices are fully open, Tideans will be able to choose to work from the office or remotely, with the requirement that they visit the office or participate in face-to-face team activities several times per month.