If there is anything that has the maximum tasks to cover in any company based in Hong
Kong, then that role goes to the department of company secretary. S/He is responsible
for everything that undergoes with the ownership, management, regular business dealings,
corporate governances, structural, and functional operation of the company. Under the
section 154 or companies act, Hong Kong, every company is obligated to have a company
secretary. The person appointed to the role can be from the board of directors or from any
external company secretary service that has a registered office in Hong Kong.
Leaving aside the selection, there are various areas that come under the command of
these personalities. Required by the company, a company secretary must be involved in
the following operation of a business:
Preparation of annual reports as well as filing them – Annual reports are details of various
transactions, expenses, tax structure, balance sheet, and other financial documents
involved in the regular proceedings of a business.
Maintaining company’s statutory books – The statutory book is a register shareholders
or directors in the company.
Organizing and anchoring meetings and conventions – All kinds of board meetings
and other crucial conventions between the masterminds of the business needs to be
organized and regulated by them.
Change of name or company address – It is the duty of a CS to look over the changes
about to be made on a company name or its address.
Ensuring that the company is complying with the law and rules specified by the HK
Share allotment/Transfer of shares – All decisions related to share allotment or
transfer of shares should pass through the CS.
If you are looking for company secretary jobs, you can go for an internet search.
There are various Hong Kong based companies that currently require professionals
for this unique position.
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