Rutherford Cross retained by The Weir Group PLC to appoint a Governance Team Accountant within Group Finance, based in Glasgow

The Weir Group PLC (Weir) is a FTSE 100 global engineering business headquartered in Glasgow. Celebrating its 150th year the company’s global footprint spans more than 60 countries and employs more than 11,000 people.

Weir has reported continually strong revenue and profit growth in recent years. In 2020 the Group reported revenue of £2bn and profit before tax of £255m. 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 110 professionals including the Board of Directors and key Group functions – Finance, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, Corporate Development, IT, HR, Company Secretarial, Legal, Investor Relations and Sustainability.

Following an internal promotion to a newly created role within the business a vacancy has arisen for the role of Group Governance Team Accountant within the Group Finance Team.

This is an important position within the Group Finance function, with a focus on statutory accounting for Group entities, Group reporting under IFRS, monthly management reporting and governance. The role is highly visible at Group level, requiring an individual of the highest calibre. It will be essential to communicate effectively across the divisions, with the wider finance team, senior business leaders and external audit.

This position presents an excellent opportunity for a first class, qualified accountant to join the Head Office of an impressive multinational and develop their career within Group Finance during an exciting time for the business.

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