Associate - Corporate Services

Associate - Corporate Services

Office       Bristol

Division   Corporate & Private Clients – Europe

The Company Secretarial team at Jordans Trust Company is looking to recruit an Associate for a 12-month maternity contract. The ideal candidate will be ICSA qualified with company secretarial experience at entry level, and ideally fluent in Italian and English, which is essential due to the range of clients you'll be supporting.

The role:
To provide corporate, registered office and company administration services to a portfolio of Jordans’ clients
To build up good working relationships with those clients and to develop an understanding of their requirements ensuring that their needs are interpreted precisely and responded to correctly

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct corporate administration work with appropriate supervision ensuring that all client instructions are interpreted precisely, responded to correctly and that the client is kept regularly informed of progress and costs
  • Administer a portfolio of companies
  • Effectively manage the costs relating to clients’ files and provide a profitable contribution to the department and organisation
  • Ensure that all work is promptly invoiced, raising interim invoices as appropriate
  • Work closely with other members of the Company Secretarial department in identifying areas where current systems and services can be developed
  • Work closely with clients, identifying ways in which we can develop the relationship and ensure client retention
  • Ensure that files are compliant with current money laundering regulations, conduct ongoing client contact to ensure that the customer due diligence information requested is received within a reasonable time frame
  • Maintaining systems that enable us to manage and control customer due diligence activity and reporting all concerns in respect of suspicion of money laundering activity to the Compliance Officer
  • Identify, promote and develop commercial opportunities wherever possible and to keep clients informed of new products, services and changes in legislation
  • Play an active role in the key account management programme, supporting marketing, promotional and sales initiatives as appropriate

Qualifications and other requirements

  • Educated to degree standard/Paralegal Qualification/ICSA Qualified or a minimum of 2 years work experience in corporate governance (not essential)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills at all levels. Foreign languages would be an advantage but not essential
  • Experience in providing services to clients, both in person, in writing and by telephone
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Computer literate (Blueprint/Viewpoint/PCSec experience would be advantage)
  • Capable of working under pressure and with minimal supervision


  • Pension scheme. Company contribution 5%. Employee Contribution 1%. Salary sacrifice personal contributions
  • 22 days holiday (rising to 25 days
  • Life Assurance
  • PHI Scheme
  • Cashback Health Plan
  • Staff Discount Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities


First Floor, 10 Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6FL
+44 117 923 0600
+44 117 923 0063

How to apply

Please send your CV to Sara Georgelin

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