Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with Weir Group on a retained basis to appoint a Head Office Management Accountant.

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 more than 14,000 people. With an auspicious history in Glasgow industry the company has in recent year’s undergone significant growth and restructuring both operationally and in terms of its geographical footprint, and is now organised into three sector focused divisions in high growth markets – Weir Minerals, Weir Oil & Gas and Weir Flow Control.

Weir Group has reported continuing strong revenue and profit in recent years. In 2016, the Group reported revenue of £1845m and profit before tax of £170m. 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.

The Glasgow city centre headquarters comprises some 60 professionals including the Board of Directors, Group Heads of Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, Company Secretary/legal team and the Group Finance team.

The purpose of this role is to support the Head Office Financial Controller through accurate and timely execution of key activities, primarily in the areas of monthly management accounts, quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and statutory reporting for The Weir Group PLC. Fulfillment of the role will require the provision of ad hoc and regular financial support and analysis for Department Heads as well as management of the intercompany invoicing and cash collection processes and providing day-to-day support and guidance to the Head Office Accounts Assistant.

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