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Job Title:

Company Secretary


Mayflower Marina, Richmond Walk, Plymouth, PL1 4LS

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Permanent, 35 hours per week



Job Purpose / Summary of Position


Sailport plc is seeking a suitably qualified Company Secretary to join our friendly, long-serving team.

The role is very diverse; encompassing accounting, governance and HR elements. You will be supporting the Managing Director in day to day tasks and reporting to the Board which includes 5 non-executive directors.

The marina is open 24/7, 365 days a year and provides fully serviced pontoon berthing for contract and visiting boats. The marina also provides a number of ancillary services to support the needs of their customers.

Mayflower Marina holds the Yacht Harbour Association 5 Gold Anchor highest award and has won local and national awards for customer service.
Our awards reflect the standard of service and facilities offered at the Marina and this is a rewarding role in a beautiful setting with customers we treat as friends and family.

Job Description


  • Producing monthly management accounts and associated schedules

  • Administration of monthly Board Meetings and Members’ General Meetings

  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements

  • Reporting to HMRC

  • Compiling end of year reports for use by the Auditors

  • Bank reconciliation, payments and receipts

  • Overseeing the purchase and sales ledgers

  • Managing petty cash

  • Responding to shareholder enquiries

  • Responsible for various HR matters including payroll

  • Chairing the Remuneration Committee


Person Specification



  • Be suitably qualified to hold the post of Company Secretary of a Plc

  • Excellent written skills as demonstrated in your handwritten letter of application

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Experience of Sage 50cloud and Sage 50 Payroll


  • Knowledge of the marine sector

  • Have a ‘hands-on’ approach

  • Experience of Havenstar

  • Experience in a customer service role


  • Experience of accounts, governance and HR

  • Numerate and IT competent

  • Good oral and written communicator

  • Able to work under pressure and manage a fluctuating workload

  • Organised

  • Accurate and conscientious

  • Confident and approachable with strong interpersonal skills

  • Team Player with a “can do” attitude

  • Reliable

Do you thrive in a challenging, varied role, where no 2 days are the same?
Do you have strong numeracy and IT skills?
Are you self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative?
Are you a team player?

What's in it for you?

  • Working for an award-winning marina in a very pleasant environment

  • Competitive salary

  • Pension scheme*

  • Private Medical Insurance (includes dental and optical cover)*

  • Death in Service Benefit*

  • *Benefits are based on probation and length of service.

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