The Company Secretary is responsible for ensuring an organisation complies with standard financial and legal practice and maintains standards of corporate governance (including the submission of annual financial statements and HE32 form, in Greek).
Additionally the role of a company secretary’s may include a range of functions depending on the company. Typical tasks may include:
- Liaison between the board of directors and shareholders.
- Organising and taking minutes of, board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs)
- Maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
- Dealing with official correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders
- Contributing to meeting discussions as and when required
- Providing support and advice to shareholder and directors
- liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors