1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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COMPANY SECRETARIES plan, administer and review corporate compliance activities and effective practice concerning company board meetings and shareholdings.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • arranging and giving notice of meetings of directors and shareholders
  • attending board and shareholder meetings, and directing the preparation of agendas, minutes, resolutions and associated records of proceedings
  • controlling the seal of the corporation, and arranging its use, together with signatures, on official documents
  • maintaining the company and subsidiary share registers, and accounting for dividend payments
  • liaising with other managers, auditors, stockbrokers, bankers, legal advisers and other parties concerned with the acquisition and distribution of assets and share transfers
  • overseeing preparation of the company's annual report


This section contains the following subsection :
              1212-11 Company Secretary

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