Registered Company Secretary
A Company Secretary acts as the Government’s means to communicate with a Business or Company. A Registered Secretary will accept legal and official documents on behalf of a small business, organize the paperwork, and pass it along to the business owner and ensures the company’s compliance.
Make sure you company is compliant
Your focus should be on your business. Appoint a registered secretary to handle everything else.
What are the benefits of a Corporate Secretary?
In a nutshell
What is the purpose of a Company Secretary?
ACRA stipulates that every company must appoint a company secretary within 6 months of its incorporation. The company secretary will be the primary officer in charge of numerous administrative and reporting responsibilities a company is required to adhere to by law. These statutory requirements include the filing of annual return, and recording and filing of board resolution.
Typically, companies engage the services of a corporate secretarial firm in Singapore to provide them with corporate secretarial services. A corporate secretarial firm will provide the hiring company with a named company secretary.
What are the roles & responsibilities of a Company Secretary?
Some of the various responsibilities and roles of a company secretary that ensure legal compliance for your company includes:
- Director’s Resolutions in Writing pertaining to matters such as opening bank accounts, registered office, interim dividend, loan facility, etc
- Annual General Meeting including application for extension to hold the Annual General Meeting of the company
- Submission of statutory returns with the Registry of Companies
- Updating of statutory records
- Monitoring the filing deadlines of the statutory returns with ACRA
- Attending to auditors
- General corporate secretarial consultation
- Change of company name
- Change of principal activities
- Change of articles of the MAA
- Filing of Financial report in XBRL format with ACRA