VACANCY: General Counsel & Company Secretary, Financial Services / Fintech, Liverpool

Posted on 23rd September 2020 | Vacancies

Sherrington is proud to be the retained search partner for Liverpool-based fintech business Appreciate Group in its search to appoint a new General Counsel & Company Secretary.

For over 50 years, the business has been behind some of the UK's most well-loved gifting and reward products including a Christmas savings scheme helping 430,000 families save for Christmas. Working with major online and high street retail brands to make the process of gifting easier and more joyful for their customers, it also works with major employers providing incentives, recognition and reward options for employers and clients. Following an exciting transformation programme that has recently seen the business rebrand and relocate to new headquarters in Liverpool city centre, the business has simplified its range of products by embedding innovative new technology, in turn drastically improving customer experience.

Seeking a senior in-house legal adviser, the role of General Counsel will bring value through managing Legal and Compliance risk for the Company; managing Legal, Risk and Compliance resources whilst also acting as Company Secretary and Head of Audit/Risk. Supporting the business to navigate change and achieve strategic objectives, the successful candidate will function as a business enabler and trusted adviser to the CEO and the Board.

Candidates should come from a General Counsel background from within a listed Plc or equivalent business where a similar transformation process has been experienced. Knowledge of FCA rules and regulations will be highly advantageous, although experience of working in the financial services sector is not essential.

A highly attractive remuneration package is available for the successful candidate. For more details, please apply to Sherrington Associates by emailing your CV and cover letter: