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 Weir Group’s ESCO division engineers, manufactures and services mission critical equipment used by companies in mining and infrastructure markets. With more than 100 years of experience in the science of metals, alloys and wear materials, ESCO is recognised as an industry leader delivering innovative products and custom engineered solutions that enhance customer safety and productivity.
As the business enters a new and exciting chapter of its illustrious 150-year history, it has identified the need to recruit this role in order to continue to strengthen the Weir ESCO EME (Europe and Middle East) finance team.
This is a key position within the Weir ESCO Finance function, with a focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of accounting across the division and leading on a number of key projects. The successful candidate will have a broad accounting knowledge and have experience across most aspects of statutory accounting, month-end reporting and taxation. As this is a role close to business operations, experience of a similar industry environment is key to understanding the practical application of the accounting and reporting requirements.
Weir Group represents an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, qualified Accountant to join a dynamic business which has displayed strong revenue and profit progression in recent years and demonstrated resilience against the current Covid-19 dominated backdrop. As one of Scotland’s few listed companies, the opportunity exposes the successful individual to the unique environment of a FTSE 100 plc business and all that it entails.
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