What is a Company Secretary?
If you are endowed with legal aptitude, analytical skill, tact, ability to keep official secrets, and sheer will to win through hard work – then a career as Company Secretary could be your line. The functions of a Company Secretary are spread across management, finance, tax, corporate planning, and legal affairs. They have to ensure statutory compliance of the company with requirements on different fronts. Some of the challenging aspects of a Company Secretary’s work is raising fresh capital for the company and ensuring compliance with procedures as well as interacting with the Directors of the Company.
Company Secretaries have been recognised by various enactments as one of the principal officers of Companies. They act as legal representatives of companies. The knowledge and training acquired by them make them versatile enough to carry out various functions in the fields of Finance, Accounts, Legal Administration and Personnel, in addition to their own responsibilities. Companies having a paid-up share capital of Rs 2 crore or more are statutorily required to appoint a...