Co’s Secretary &
Legal Counsel www.khushhalibank.com.pk/careers
is the largest Micro finance Bank in Pakistan with a mission to provide
financial services tailored to low income segments of the market in line with
the best local and foreign practices.
Its shareholders include a consortium of blue chip domestic and international
investors. The bank has a client-focused environment backed by systems &
processes and invests in next generation service delivery channels;
spearheading growth in microfinance
Our employees represent a blend of expertise from financial, commercial and
The bank is regulated by the State Bank of Pakistan
Khushhalibank offers challenging opportunities to dynamic and committed
individuals with desire to contribute their best towards developing
microfinance sector by facilitating access to regulated microfinance services.
Currently, the bank offers the following job opportunity.
Company Secretary & Legal Counsel:
Planning, administering and reviewing corporate compliance activities, and
effective practices concerning meeting of the Board of Directors and
Shareholders. In addition, ensure compliance with the legal affairs concerning
corporate practices and implementation of Board decisions
Arrange and manage the process of calling and holding annual general or
special meetings and advise the board on matters to be raised at the meeting
for shareholder vote and policies and practices regarding Corporate Social
Prepare the agenda in consultation with the Chairman and the other documents
for all the meetings of the board of directors.
Arrange with the consultation of chairman the annual and extraordinary general
meetings, contribute in these meeting discussions as and when required and
advise members on corporate governance, accounting and tax implications of
Deal with correspondence, collate information and write reports, ensuring
decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders.
Develop and oversee the systems that ensure company compliance with provisions
of Ordinance and rules, in addition to its legal and statutory requirements.
Ensure that business is conducted in accordance with its objects as contained
in its memorandum of association.
Liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors.
Submit audited accounts, balance sheet, and auditor's reports to the Registrar
of Companies within 10 months of the end of the organization's financial year.
Maintain record of shareholders and monitor changes in share ownership of the
Keep record of company's certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum and Articles
Ensure that regulatory reporting is correct and does not lead to errors
resulting in offenses under various acts.
Carry out all matters concerned with the allotment of shares, and issuance of
share certificates including maintenance of statutory share register and
conducting the appropriate activities connected with share transfers,
facilitate payment of dividends and share option schemes
Prepare, approve, sign and seal agreements leases, legal forms, and other
official documents on the company's behalf, when authorized by the board of the
directors or the executive responsible.
Make arrangement for the payment of the dividend within prescribed period as
provided under the provisions of the Ordinance.
Assess legal documents of the bank and ensure legal protection, file various
documents/returns with the Registrar Commission as required under the
provisions of the Ordinance,
Keep under review all legal and regulatory developments affecting the Company's
operations and make sure the Directors are properly informed of same.
Ensure that bank's intellectual property rights are protected
Oversee legal requirements of the allotment, issuance and transfer of share
certificates, mortgages and charges, have been complied with.
Ensure that all legal formalities like tax payments, assets maintenance,
agreements of lease and other obligations are fulfilled in time.
Ensure that high level secrecy and privacy for all legal data is maintained for
Holds Masters in Law (LLM), candidates who are Member of the Institute of
Corporate Secretaries will have an added advantage
10 years of relevant experience of Law and Corporate Affairs.
Thorough understanding of corporate law.
Strong PC skills particularly in MS Office.
Well organized with good time management skills.
Willing to travel.
KBL offers a professional and challenging work environment with endless
opportunities for growth with a rewarding career in banking sector. We support
university graduates with a high-level of training component to enable them for
achieving higher results. Recruiting qualified staff on a permanent basis is
one of our key principles as an employer in the servicing Industry. The Bank
offers attractive remuneration package with other fringe benefits which include
medical benefits for outpatient treatment, hospitalization coverage under a
group health policy, group life insurance, incentives and gratuity.
your aspirations and profile match our criteria, you are encouraged to apply by
logging on to our website www.khushhalibank.com.pk/careers
latest by August 22, 2015
KBL is an equal opportunity employer, operates under a defined gender mission
and encourages females to join its cadres.
Contact : www.khushhalibank.com.pk/careers