Corporate Secretarial & Legal Manager

Legal & Regulatory Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Corporate Secretarial & Legal Manager

Frankfurt - Germany


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Fund Administration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry’s most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

As a core member of our Corporate Secretarial Team you will work primarily with fund management companies to provide critical support to the client companies in their corporate investment structures and help them meet the increasing regulatory and compliance requirements that shape the industry.

Your Role:

  • You will manage a team (currently one), guide, coach and provide performance feedback
  • You will be responsible for all legal and corporate matters for client companies involved in Real Estate;
  • You will maintain a portfolio of client entities and ensure the entities are kept in good standing and comply with laws and regulations, including any regulatory requirements;
  • You will communicate with and advise clients, other Citco departments worldwide, legal and tax advisors,  notaries, other professionals, and government institutions, among others;
  • You will work closely with our Centre of Excellence teams who may centralize requests;
  • You will be responsible for handling the KYC/AML processes of new and existing clients, together with our KYC/AML team;
  • You will provide client Directorships, subject to Citco’s internal policies;
  • You will draft legal documents, review and assess relevant legal documentation and advice from third parties;
  • You will signal any legal/tax issue of a client transaction and liaise with the client and/or advisor;
  • You will proactively initiate and support our marketing and sales efforts by developing a network of professionals and advising existing clients and prospects on (new) products, and attracting new business.


About You:

  • You have some managerial experience
  • You preferably have a  degree in corporate law with at least 3 - 5 years relevant experience in a comparable environment;
  • Exposure to Real Asset investment structures is an advantage, but not a pre-requisite;
  • You display a risk-oriented yet client service approach;
  • You have experience in drafting and/or reviewing board minutes;
  • You showcase (practical) knowledge of German corporate law and regulations;
  • You are commercial, service-minded, hands-on, have a  dynamic attitude and an international mind-set;
  • You are able to independently manage a client portfolio;
  • Knowledge of or prior exposure to KYC and AML procedures is an advantage;
  • You have the willingness to further develop financial, (international) tax and company law knowledge;
  • You pride yourself in being responsible, reliable and able to work within a team;
  • You are a fluent English speaker and have good German knowledge (both verbal and written).


Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.