Fund Legal Officer
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • TMF Group
Job Description

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. Our 9,100 experts and 120 offices in 85 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with the set-up of new fund structures, involvement from proposal stage to set-up or take over, including assisting with the preparation of the Compliance file and services agreements
  • Opening of bank accounts
  • Leading the preparation for Board Meetings, circulation of agendas, preparation of board documents and drafting of board minutes pursuant to the meetings
  • Attending to Board Meetings representing the Fund Secretary
  • Preparation for AGM and EGM of investors, convening notices and proxies, votes counting and drafting of investors minutes pursuant to the meetings
  • Attending to Investors Meetings and acting as the meeting’s Secretary or Scrutineer
  • Assisting clients with any changes required to the corporate governance and capital structure
  • Drafting of resolutions and supplemental documentation
  • Preparation and filing of RCS updates and other regulatory forms
  • On-going servicing of investment funds by providing the clients with suitable solutions in response to their queries

Key Requirements

  • You hold a Degree in Financial Services or Law or any other related areas
  • 3 to 4 years’ experience in a similar position preferably in a corporate service focused industry and/or financial services industry
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • You are willing to be part of a fast-growing international work environment
  • You have strong client relationship skills
  • English fluent (spoken and written) is mandatory, French and/or German is considered as a benefit

What's in it for you?

  • An exciting opportunity in an international company
  • Professional development opportunities as well as extensive individual further training opportunities, supported by our TMF Business Academy
  • A career within an ever evolving market
  • Flat hierarchies with direct contact to management and international exchange
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