Rutherford Cross retained by Weir Group PLC to appoint a Group Finance Systems Manager, 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.

The Group Finance Systems Manager is primarily responsible for the maintenance and development of the Group’s core financial consolidation and reporting system, currently based on the IBM Cognos suite of products. The individual will work with Group and global finance teams, senior management and other functions to ensure that the management information is adaptable and flexible to allow responsiveness to the changing needs of the business, as well as complying with statutory regulations and other external reporting requirements.

Weir Group represents an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, finance systems expert 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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