Role Description

As our business continues to grow and evolve, a requirement has arisen for an ambitious and driven part-qualified or newly qualified (ACCA or CIMA) to join the team and support the group of companies with weekly, monthly, and quarterly management reporting processes.


The role will be involved in the financial affairs of the group of companies, being Birkdale, Aristospray, Sevadis and Fairfield  properties. The main responsibilities for each of these entities will be as follows.

  • Oversee accounts payable and receivables functions.
  • Preparation of month end journals including prepayments, accruals and intercompany recharges.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management & Statutory accounts.
  • Variance analysis & commentary
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Intercompany invoicing and reconciliations
  • Weekly cashflow reporting
  • VAT Returns
  • Monthly CIS Returns
  • Intrastat & VIES reporting
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Rebate Management
  • Completion of National Statistics
  • Adhoc reporting and support.

Skills & Experience

  • Part-qualified or newly qualified (ACCA or CIMA)
  • Self-motivated, self-starter who displays self-confidence and initiative.
  • Excellent organisational and administrational skills.
  • Passion to develop a long-term career within Finance.
  • Can cope with multiple tasks retaining a high level of accuracy.
  • A thirst to take responsibility for a task from start to finish.
  • Always go out their way to go further than the job demands.
  • Has an excellent eye for detail.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including vlookups, pivot tables etc.).
  • Adaptable with a "do what it takes" attitude to completing tasks within set deadlines.


  • Enthusiasm: Can demonstrate enthusiasm in their work, and in the product ranges. Can embrace our mission, vision and can adhere to our MATES values. Has a positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Flexibility: Prepared to work in a changing environment and understands the need to offer flexibility at times of pressure
  • Accurate: Excellent administration skills, quality driven and attentive to detail 
  • Articulate: Able to communicate clearly and in a professional manner in order to achieve results and support colleagues and clients
  • Self-Motivated: Self driven and able to work effectively without supervision but understands the need to ask for support when necessary
  • Teamwork & Collaboration: A good team player who understands the need to work together and support other colleagues
  • Mission & Values: Demonstrates the Company's values in behaviour. Works toward the company mission.

Working with Birkdale


  • Free lunches
  • Weekly car-washing
  • Pension Scheme
  • Open-plan, friendly office
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Birthday Gift

Submit your Application

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Please note, any application made without the inclusion of a CV will be disregarded.