The Weir Group PLC is a FTSE 250 global engineering business headquartered in Glasgow. The company’s global footprint spans more than 70 countries and employs some 18,000 people, with annual revenues of £3bn. With an auspicious history in Glasgow industry the company has in recent years undergone significant growth and restructuring both operationally and in terms of its geographical footprint. Weir’s four divisions (Minerals, Oil & Gas, Flow Control and the recently acquired ESCO Ground Engaging Tool business) design, manufacture and support innovative products that help meet the demand of the world’s growing population for commodities and energy.
Weir Group has reported continuing strong revenue and profit growth in recent years. In 2017, the Group reported revenue of £2356m and profit before tax of £250m. These are highly impressive results, especially during an extended period of general economic uncertainty, with Weir well placed to benefit as markets recover. Weir represents a true global success story headquartered in Scotland.
Through effective execution of its strategy, Weir seeks to continue to deliver long term shareholder value. People, Customers, Technology and Performance are the four distinctive competencies within this strategy. Proactive management of international tax issues is a key component of the Group tax strategy and tax risk control framework and will be essential in supporting the group’s wider business objectives.
Responding to the complexity and demands of a multinational group creates an exciting opportunity for a tax professional to join the group’s central team to support on transfer pricing and related international tax issues. Reporting to the Transfer Pricing Director, the successful candidate will work closely with key Head Office and Divisional finance leadership as well as the network of Weir in-house tax professionals throughout the global group to help drive and maintain international tax/transfer pricing excellence for the Weir Group.
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