Need help with your next career move?

At MAP we like to think of ourselves as the stepping stone that is sometimes needed when progressing your career.  Whether you are a graduate looking for your first job or a seasoned Managing Director of a £1bn turnover business, we have dedicated consultants that will operate professionally on your behalf.

As consultants we offer our expert advice when it comes to taking that very important next step on the career ladder.  Our proactive approach gives you the assurance that when you accept a position through MAP, you are making the right choice.

Our Process


Our aim is to meet everyone we work with.  Getting to know you as an individual is very important to us.


Based on our understanding of your key strengths, aspirations, and cultural alignment, we will discuss with you a list of our most suitable clients and confirm your interest.


Once we have established the companies you’re interested in, we will approach them on your behalf making sure we represent you in an honest and professional manner.  Our aim is to then keep you informed of our progress with weekly feedback.

Interview Stage

Throughout the interview stages we will support you to make sure you have the best possible opportunity of getting job offers.  We will help you prepare for your interviews and make sure you have the feedback whether it’s positive or not.  We believe that all feedback is constructive.


On accepting our clients offer, we will support you with advice on handing in your notice, completion of relevant documentation, and preparation for your first day.  We understand that the first 3-6 months of starting a new job can be the toughest, so we pencil in 3, 6 and 12 month reviews to make sure you are happy.

Live Positions


MAP Accountancy & Finance are recruiting for an Accounts Senior on behalf of a large independent accountancy practice in Stockport.


Working Hours: Full Time- 08:30 to 17:15 Mon-Thu, 08:30 to 16:30 Fri

Salary Range: £22,000 to £28,000 (depending on experience)

Benefits: Full study support is available, 20 days holiday per annum, plus three days for Christmas shutdown and bank holidays.


Our client, a large independent accountancy practice is actively looking to recruit several people into their business.  One of the key positions being an Accounts Senior at their Stockport office.


The Opportunity:

The company will invest its time and money in every member of staff to help them achieve their career goals. Being an ACCA Platinum Approved training provider means they are able to offer you the highest quality of support and training.  They will also provide full study support with studies taking place in work time.

They have a clear succession plan for passionate driven individuals who want to progress their career. Living proof is one of their first apprentices who in 2013 became a Director and Shareholder of the company at the age of 30.

The company is going through a period of growth, with plans to double in size over the coming years. It is an exciting and rewarding environment that they offer, with flexibility to better meet your workplace needs.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparing management accounts and year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Drafting Corporation Tax computations and liaising with their tax department
  • Plan and carry out some audit work
  • Liaising with clients generally to resolve queries
  • Assisting in the development of junior staff
  • Preparing time and fee budgets as appropriate
  • Ensuring all assignments are completed within the allocated budget and to deadlines
  • Preparing cashflow forecasts for small businesses

Your Background and Experience:

  • You will either be part qualified ACCA/ACA or qualified by experience
  • Previous practice experience is essential along with audit competence
  • You must be IT proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Sage. Experience of Xero would be a distinct advantage
  • You will be experienced in the preparation of financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Have a good knowledge of tax compliance issues and be interested in identifying tax planning opportunities
  • Experienced in the preparation of cashflow forecasts and business plans, and in the preparation of management accounts would also be an advantage

They are looking for candidates with excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills and the ability to impress and work well with their clients. Whilst providing a high standard of professionalism along with quality of service to a varied client base, you will have a broad remit and be looking to progress your already proven skills and experience further. You will be a team player with a passion for your profession.


The Company:

Our client is an independent accountancy practice with offices in Stockport, Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent, and London. With a team of 60 people they specialise in providing accountancy, audit, tax planning and business services to clients range from start-up businesses to multi-million pound companies.

They are an ACCA Platinum Approved training provider that offers a clear career path for all employees. Their long-standing apprenticeship programme has 100% retention of apprentices for a minimum of 3 years after completion, and similarly 100% success rate in qualifications. Their staff are then given the opportunity to be entered into their ACCA exam programme for further qualifications.


Remuneration Package:

For the Accounts Senior position they are offering a starting salary of £22,000 to £28,000, depending on experience. On top of this you will receive full study support if necessary. Your holiday entitlement will be 20 days annual leave plus statutory public holidays and three days for Christmas Shutdown.

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MAP Sales & Marketing are recruiting for a Sales Manager on behalf of a machinery and equipment supplier based in Birmingham, UK.



The company employs close to 800 people with turnover in the region of £600m.  They supply machinery and ancillary equipment to a large list of Blue Chip companies across the UK, operating within several industries including Oil and Gas, Industrial, Manufacturing, and Construction.

They are looking for a Sales Manager within their Oil and Gas division to manage key accounts while supporting their organic growth.



Reporting to the General Manager you will be responsible for both new business and key account management, with an emphasis on the latter.  Main clients being Main Contractors and Operators within the Oil and Gas industry.  You will be based in their Birmingham office, and your geographical client base will mainly be within the South of England.

Your focus will be on solution selling, supplying directly to the end customer.  This is a very technical sales role that will involve FEED studies.  If FEED isn’t something you are familiar with then it is unlikely that this position will be suitable for you.

This Sales Manager position is a senior role within the business, being part of their Leadership Team and playing a key role in the strategic growth and development of their Oil and Gas division.



1. You should be able to demonstrate a successful sales career within the oil and gas industry

2. With this being a technical sales role, having an engineering background would be preferred

3. Experience in FEED Studies

4. Strong ability within account management



The basic salary for this position is ranging from £50,000 to £60,000. You will also get a Company Car/£6k Car Allowance, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Healthcare, Phone, Laptop.

To apply please forward your CV and Coversheet to MAP Sales & Marketing, and one of the MAP team will contact you to discuss further.  If after that we feel you are suitable then that is when we forward your details over to the company for review.

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MAP Accountancy & Finance are recruiting for a Semi Senior Accountant on behalf of an independent accountancy practice in South Manchester.



Currently employing 55 people with turnover in the region of £3m, they have exciting plans to double the size of the business over the next 3 years, which will bring with it some great career opportunities for driven enthusiastic accountancy professionals.

They provide accountancy, tax, audit and business advice to SME’s through to multi-million pound companies.  Having visited their office in South Manchester, we got the feeling that it is a great enjoyable place to work.  They hold regular events like days out at Chester racecourse, Christmas parties, payday Friday drinks, etc.



This Semi Senior Accountant position has arisen due to the increased work load and general growth of the company, so it is an exciting time to join.

You will be involved in the preparation of accounts for companies of various sizes, and you will be expected to spend time in the clients office when necessary.  The Senior Accountants and managers will give you a job plan on a weekly basis but the workload can be varied.  You will be expected to prepare, review and submit VAT returns, and carry out some audit work from time to time.

You will be mentored and supported by your manager and receive in-house training as well as financial support with your education.



1. You will be experienced at Semi Senior Accountant level within a practice

2. You must have Sage experience.  Additional exposure to Xero would be an advantage

3. Expectation is that you will have experience with auditing at this level

4. You will be a driven individual who is looking for a progressive career in an accountancy practice

5. Very strong communication skills

6. A UK driving License and access to a car



The basic salary is ranging from £22,000 to £27,000 depending on the level of your experience.

To apply please forward your CV and Coversheet to MAP Accountancy & Finance, and one of the MAP team will contact you to discuss further.  If after that we feel you are suitable then that is when we forward your details over to the company for review.

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MAP Sales & Marketing are recruiting for a Sales Engineer/Manager on behalf of an oil and gas Engineering company that manufacture an array of products for the drilling industry.


Job Detail

  • External sales position with a sales geography from the North of England up to Aberdeen
  • Complete autonomy with regards to your day to day sales activity
  • Reports to the General Manager for the UK Business
  • Mixture of new business and account management
  • Clients being Oil and Gas Drilling Contactors or Oil and Gas Operators mainly within the North Sea


Company Detail

  • Global engineering company supplying rig and drilling packages all over the world
  • Part of a group of companies that comprises of 20 subsidiaries around the world
  • Group turnover is in the region of £100M
  • Clients are major Drilling Contractors, Offshore construction companies and major oil and gas operators


Successful Applicants Need To Have

  • Experience selling a technical mechanical engineering solution to drilling companies
  • A solid track record and network within the North Sea oil and gas market
  • The ability to generate new business in a difficult oil and gas market
  • A strong mechanical engineering knowledge and experience selling an engineered solution
  • A home location in the North of England or Aberdeen


Remuneration Package

  • Base salary starts at £40,000 per annum
  • Performance related bonus
  • Company car or allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Laptop, Phone etc

To apply please forward your CV and Coversheet to MAP Sales & Marketing, and one of the MAP team will contact you to discuss further.  If after that we feel you are suitable then that is when we forward your details over to the company for review.

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Vacancy: Mechanical Design Engineer (Electro-Mechanical)

Location: Surrey

Salary Range: £40,000 to £50,000 (depending on experience), plus benefits

Reason for Vacancy: Company growth and talent succession planning


Our client, a leader in the design and manufacture of highly engineered electro-mechanical products for application within the scientific, industrial, defence and medical markets, have a vacancy for a Mechanical Design Engineer.


The Opportunity:

The company have goals to double their turnover within the next five years which will bring with it some fantastic opportunities for their employees.  You will have the opportunity to develop and work with some great technology while receiving the support to mature into leading projects and progressing your career up through the business.

The company have solid foundations that span back 25 years.  With no debts, a strong cashflow, and owning their office buildings, they have the capital to significantly invest in both their processes and people.  Making it a great place to work.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing and developing a range of electro mechanical products
  • Working on your own initiative and when required leading a project
  • Close contact and communication with customers related to production matters
  • Generating test and verification reports
  • Working closely with manufacturing to help co-ordinate the building and testing of prototypes
  • Work closely with electrical and electronic design engineers in 3D CAD to develop products
  • Production of schematics and PCB layouts
  • Straight line reporting to the Engineering Director


Your Background and Experience:

  • A proactive mechanical product design engineer with experience of electro-mechanical products and assembly
  • A relevant mechanical degree, with aspects of electronic and electrical engineering being an advantage
  • Experience in design from concept, development through to production handover
  • 3D design experience ideally using Autodesk Inventor
  • Strong communication, with some project management/leadership experience being of benefit

They are looking for someone that’s passionate about engineering and product development, with excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills.  You will need to be able to work independently and want that autonomy, while being interested in leading a team and taking on project responsibility when necessary.


The Company:

A pioneer in the design of bespoke electro-mechanical products and systems.  They currently employ 60 people across offices in four countries, with all manufacturing being done from the UK.

With a worldwide network of distributors and service centres they are able to supply their products globally; focus being in the scientific, industrial, defence and medical markets.

Fully ISO9001:2000 certified, they are committed to continuous improvement and developing their manufacturing methodologies such as lean and 5S.

A great company to work for!


Remuneration Package:

Depending on experience and the natural fit to this Mechanical Design Engineer vacancy you will be offered a starting salary of between £40,000 and £50,000 plus benefits


To apply please forward your CV and Coversheet to MAP Design and Engineering, and one of the MAP team will contact you to discuss further.  If after that we feel you are suitable then that is when we forward your details over to the company for review.

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