Jobs at Cardinal Stone

Cardinal Stone - We are a non-bank financial institution, providing services in Financial Advisory, Capital Raising, Investment Management and Share Registration to a diverse base of investors and business owners with strong interest in Nigeria and the broader West African economic region.
We are registered by the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission to operate as an Issuing House, Fund Manager, Broker/Dealer and Registrar.
 Company Secretary/Legal Adviser
Location: Lagos
Experience: 4 year(s)
Course of Study: Law
Required Grade: Not Specified
Job Specifications

    Organise, prepare agendas for, and take minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs)
    Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
    Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment, and advise management on appropriate action
    Develop and oversee the systems that ensure the company complies with all applicable codes, as well as its legal and statutory requirements
    Ensure that legal documents and other contractual documents relating to the Company’s affairs are effectively drafted, reviewed, interpreted, and vetted. Manage records of contracts & other legal documents deposited with the Legal department for safekeeping
    Advise in-house business divisions on a broad range of legal or regulatory issues on specific projects
    Liaise with external counsel, when necessary

Qualifications

    LLB Degree in Law from a recognised university
    Must be a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and other relevant professional bodies
    4 - 6 years working experience post call to bar
    Must have a good knowledge of the workings of the Corporate Affairs Commission, the Nigeria Stock Exchange, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory bodies.
    Capital market experience is an advantage

General Competencies
The candidate must demonstrate the following skills:

    Excellent oral and written communication skills - candidates must be approachable and constructive
    An ability to balance priorities and coordinate work effectively in order to meet deadlines and deal with high workload, together with a willingness to be flexible
    Strong analytical skills, with an ability to grasp new and complex concepts and areas of law quickly and accurately
    Attentive to detail and highly organized

Application Closing Date
15th June, 2015.