EY Compliance and Company Secretary Administrator in GT, South Africa

Title: Compliance and Company Secretary Administrator

Location: ZA-GT-Johannesburg

Job Number: JOH001LD

Job Function

  • Provide input in drafting and review of key governance documents in line with applicable legislation.

  • Research and implement governance requirements in foreign jurisdictions.

  • Interpret Companies Act and related legislation for compliance purposes.

  • Type legal documentation and other correspondence.

  • Prepare and maintain Africa EXCO and SA EXCO committee flies and compliance files for Africa.

  • Arrange logistics and information packs for the committees meetings, including scheduling and agendas.

  • Take minutes of meetings of EXCO, draft resolutions.

  • Maintain the registration of all company directors and shareholders at CIPC

  • Keep the legal and compliance library up to date.

  • Manage data privacy compliance within Africa, with specific focus on POPI in SA.

  • Communicate, train and facilitate implementation of group compliance initiatives. Developing internal compliance programs based on the findings from analysis of the current situations and to provide training to the employees. Consult and advise business departments regarding compliance related actions. Finding, analyzing and making proposals to mitigate compliance related risks and reporting on these.

  • Manage the Legal/ Company Secretarial sharepoint site.



  • Grade 12

  • Legal Qualification with a Compliance Management Diploma

Key Requirements:

  • Quality orientated

  • Problem solver

  • Good communication

  • Planning and organising skills

  • 5 years of experience in company secretarial and compliance a must

  • Working knowledge of FICA

Other Personal Characteristics:

  • Unquestioned ethics and integrity.

  • High level of self-confidence and energy.

  • High level of intellectual agility, initiative, self-motivation, resourcefulness, and patience.

  • Pragmatic with strong business acumen.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

Who we are:

At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.