The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-20068

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/23/2018 11:27 AM)
    Management Accountant Operations
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  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    Reporting to the Finance Manager, Weir Minerals Europe is seeking to appoint a finance professional to the role of Management Accountant (Operations).


    The role has a strong bias on supporting the operations and commercial management teams in ensuring that the business delivers profitable growth in line with its strategic initiatives. Strong communication and analytical skills are essential as is having a continuous improvement outlook and being motivated to work on their own initiative.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities


    • Preparing and analysing operational results; working closely with the manufacturing & supply chain teams to identify and address underlying issues
    • Leading the product costing reviews from budget manufacturing and procurement processes to individual
    • Supporting the sales team in pricing decisions e.g. identifying variable cost
    • Providing financial support to the engineering, supply chain and operations teams in VA/VE reviews
    • Supporting the business areas to prepare capex investment appraisals
    • Support working capital improvement initiatives
    • Month end and forecast responsibilities as assigned
    • Ensure compliance with the Weir Group policies and the Weir Group Code of conduct
    • Other ad-hoc duties as assigned

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    This is a wide ranging role that affords the successful applicant an opportunity to transition from more recognised accountant positions to becoming a true business partner. Accordingly, drive and analytical ability are key qualities being sought.



    Education and/or Experience:

    Qualified accountancy qualification, CA, ACCA or CIMA. Minimum of 3 years post-qualified experience in a manufacturing or similar operations based business.


    Computer Skills:

    Integrated ERP system- preferably SAP. Highly competent in using MS Office suite, particularly MS Excel.  


    Language Skills:

    Written and English speaking



    Ability to calculate figures and amounts


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written/oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardised situations.



    Understands and able to break down complex or diverse information; gathers and processes data to identify problems, draw conclusions and propose solutions; able to consider different options and alternatives and make appropriate recommendations; works well with others to advise, resolve problems and implement solutions.



    Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals; continuous improvement approach to work, proactively seeks new opportunities for self, others and the organisation

    Core Competencies

    Salary & Benefits


    • Salary- Competetive
    • Free Parking
    • Employee benefits scheme


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