The Weir Group PLC

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2017-17239

2017-17239

Title 
Accountant II
Posted Date 
2/7/2018
Job Location 
US-TX-Fort Worth
Shift Schedule 
Day
Manages Others 
No
Close Date 
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More information about this job

Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.

 

As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.

 

Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.

 

Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.

 

We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

 

Business Need / Purpose of Role

Responsible for entering, preparing and analyzing accounting transactions and financial information to ensure it is in accordance with IFRS/Company requirements. Actively involved in the accounting month-end close process and activities leading up to month-end close.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Objectives:

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions
  • Key player on the Oil & Gas Shared Services Accounting Team, responsible for analyzing accounting transactions for multiple operating companies within the Oil & Gas Division
  • Utilizes business knowledge of accounting processes to recommend process improvements
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Prepares monthly reconciliations and documents/analyzes reconciling items for balance sheet accounts
  • Collaborates with other teams within the Oil & Gas Shared Services Accounting Department as well as within various operating companies to resolve monthly reconciling items
  • Ensures all financial transactions are in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Assists General Accounting Supervisor with ad hoc projects as needed
  • Actively involved in the inter-intracompany accounting process
  • Responsible for working with both external and internal auditors to understand business processes as well as preparing various audit requests

 

Measurements:

Key accountabilities will be on annual and mid-year review

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: :  Bachelor's degree with one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Mathematical: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Computer Skills: Strong Excel, Microsoft software

 

Physical Demands: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

 

Work Environment: Moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Core Competencies

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

 

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.

 

Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

 

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.

 

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.