Employment opportunities for Company Secretary
A qualified Company Secretary has openings in Employment and can also practice as an Independent Professional. As per Companies law, the companies with a paid-up share capital of INR 5 crore or more are compulsorily required to appoint a whole-time Company Secretary. All companies seeking a listing on Stock Exchange are required to appoint a whole-time Company Secretary.
Membership of the Institute is recognized for appointments to superior posts and services under Central Government. It is also recognized for recruitment to Grade I to Grade IV in the Accounts Branch of the Indian Company Law Service. After obtaining a 'Certificate of Practice' from the Institute, Members of the Institute can go for independent practice. Every company not required to employ a whole-time secretary and having a paid-up share capital of INR 10 Lakh or more, is required to engage the services of a Secretary in Whole-time Practice for the issue of compliance certificate.
Pursuant to clause 49 of the Listing Agreement, Practicing Company Secretaries have been authorized to issue Certificate regarding compliance of conditions of Corporate Governance as stipulated in the Clause.
A Company Secretary in Practice is recognized to issue compliance certificates and attest documents under:
· Companies Act, 1956
· SEBI Act, SCRA and Regulations made thereunder
· Depositories Act, 1996
· Exim Policy
· Legal, Secretarial and Corporate Governance
· Corporate Restructuring
· Foreign Collaborations and Joint Ventures
· Arbitration and Conciliation
· Project Financing
· Financial Management
· Project Planning
· Capital Market and Investor Relations
· Due Diligence
· Corporate Advisory Services.
· Tax advisory services
· Sales Tax Audit & Representation order sales tax facilities (in many states)