Technical Accountant
Jonathan Donnelly
Published
July 16, 2019
Location
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Region
- Glasgow
Sector
Industry and Commerce
Specialism
Financial and Statutory Accounting

Description

Rutherford Cross is working on a retained basis with Weir Group, one of Scotland’s most successful companies, to appoint a Technical Accountant. The role has been created as part of a planned expansion.  Based in Glasgow city centre, this is a fantastic opportunity for a driven, qualified accountant to play a key role in the finance department of an industry leading business.

The Company

The Weir Group PLC is a global business headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, with a reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of specialist equipment. The company provides highly engineered mission-critical solutions for mining, energy and infrastructure customers around the world.

Weir represents a true global success story headquartered in Scotland. The Glasgow city centre headquarters comprises some 85 professionals including the Board of Directors, Group Heads of Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, Strategy, IT, Legal / Company Secretarial team and the Group Finance team.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of IFRS, with knowledge of recent and upcoming developments. Excellent written, verbal and presentational communication skills is vital.

It is likely that the individual will be CA/ACA qualified and, ideally, will have trained with a Big 4 accountancy practice, auditing a portfolio complex businesses and/or listed clients. This will likely be their first move from the profession into industry and have up to one-year post-qualification experience.

The Position

The Technical Accountant position has a focus on following areas:

  • Review and reporting of exceptional and one off items
  • Ownership of the Group Finance Manual
  • Implementation of new standards across the Group
  • Provision of technical training
  • Development of statutory disclosures and compliance reporting
  • Review and change management of tax and financing structures
  • Review of Group Policy exemptions

On offer:

Salary:                                   TBC (depending on experience)

Bonus:                                  Dependent on salary

Pension:                              Either employee 4.5% and employer 4.5%, or employee 6% and employer 8%

Holidays:                              25 days plus 10 statutory days

Working Hours:                 8:30- 5.00pm Monday to Thursday 8:30-4:30pm Friday

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