Opportunities at MRUFC

Thompson Wright LTD – Graduate Trainee Accountant


We are looking for our next Graduate Trainee Accountant to join our practice. This role offers progression and development potential for the right candidate and comes with full study support, for the ACCA or ACA qualification, in a format that suits the individual. This role will be based in our Hale office.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working options
  • TOIL system
  • Buy/sell holiday policy
  • WOW team treats each month
  • Summer social event & Christmas Party
  • Fully funded ACCA/ACA study support & ongoing work based training
  • Appraisal/pay review every 6 months
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Eye tests/flu jabs reimbursed

Role Description

You will work within our Hale Office, alongside our qualified staff, and Team Leader, to service a varied portfolio with clients in many different industries. You will be asked to support the team in a number of ways, absorbing the work experience and knowledge along the way with the end goal of becoming ACCA/ACA Qualified. The firm is expanding and has structured growth and development plans in place and therefore presents a superb career opportunity for practice professionals looking to progress in their accounting careers.

Your role will include the following:

  • Bookkeeping and VAT returns
  • Accounts preparation
  • Preparation of Tax documents (Self Assessment, Corporation Tax etc)
  • Management accounts preparation
  • Client & colleague communication
  • Involvement in audit fieldwork
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required


You will be:

  • Looking to study ACCA or ACA
  • Projected to achieve, or have already achieved 2:1 or above
  • GCSE grade B/6 or above in Maths and English
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Passionate about offering a high-quality service to clients
  • Friendly, and able to communicate clearly to both your colleagues and clients.
  • Have great time management skills

You will be looking for a career move with genuine scope to progress and develop within one of the region’s leading firms of chartered accountants.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to Jeremy Bostock (“Boz”) at jeremy.bostock@twca.co.uk

Macclesfield Rugby Club Finance Director

Macclesfield Rugby Club is looking to appoint a Finance Director following the retirement of the present incumbent after seven years in the role. This is an executive role on the management team and carries responsibility for the financial affairs of the rugby club. The role is voluntary and unpaid but contributes significantly to a fantastic community enterprise.

Macclesfield Rugby Club has approximately 600 members. The Club has five senior teams including a Women’s team. The Junior Club is represented at every age group from under six through to senior colts and has an enviable reputation for high quality coaching. The first team is semi-professional and plays at level 5 in English Rugby. The club is developing a healthy touch rugby section and walking rugby and has ambitions to further develop girl’s rugby in the future.

The executive team aim to deliver a Happy, Successful and Sustainable Rugby Club in the heart of the community and to create a vibrant commercial enterprise to fund investment in the growth and development of the club both on and off the field of play.

This is an exciting and interesting role for someone with the right skills and qualities and who has a little time to spare and who has a passion for serving a high-profile community enterprise.

MRUFC Finance Director Job Description

If you are interested or wish to apply please contact;

Stephen Branch
Macclesfield Rugby Union Football Club
Mobile: 07794061855
Email: stephen@maccrugby.co.uk

Social Media Guru

We need someone who can keep MACC RUGBY out there in the social sphere.

Rugby nut or not, here’s a chance to make a name, get behind the scenes, videos, stories, comps, have fun, create engagement, push-the-boat-out, ramp up the likes and shares – go viral!

This is a great opportunity to improve your skills with a great rugby brand and have fun.

Like all of these jobs at Macclesfield Rugby Club, it’s just for the love of it!

Interested email: andy@maccrugby.co.uk 07935490960

1st VX Logistics Manager

The Senior Men’s 1XV are on the hunt for a manager to control all logistics for the squad. The opportunity is adaptable for the right person.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Contacting officials and confirming kick off times
  • Updating the Match Card (GMS) before and after matches (Training given).
  • Help with Kit and Match Day preparations
  • Contact Bus Company and arrange/communicate set off times
  • Track kit and players on the bus
  • Opportunities to help with training sessions

This is an ideal opportunity for an aspiring coach to get involved and gain insights into senior rugby with a progressive team.

Expenses available

Contact: andy@maccrugby.co.uk 07935490960

Grounds Staff

Our grounds team are the backbone of the Club, and provide a very important service, through their love for the Club. We are always on the look-out for more volunteers who can help with this crucial role.

The grounds team meet every Tuesday & Thursday 9-12pm, although times and days could be flexible for the right person. No experience required

 Any experience accepted.

Please contact andy@maccrugby.co.uk 07935490960

Bar Staff

We are looking for a hard-working, dedicated individual who has a passion for providing quality hospitality. The right person should be able to work in a fast-paced, buzzing environment and able to work shifts, over daytimes, evenings and weekends.


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • A will to develop

For more info please contact: Venue@maccrugby.co.uk

O2 Touch Rugby Opportunities

O2 Touch is a fun and friendly environment for both men and women of all abilities to get involved in touch rugby.  It’s year-round and encourages people to try a minimal contact, inclusive version of the game. It inspires former players to return to a sport they love as well as attracting new people to the game. With an emphasis on social fitness, music and pitch-up-and-play activity O2 Touch breaks down barriers to participation and is strengthening our clubs by growing playing opportunities in local communities. The roles are unpaid, but O2 provide a number of benefits including prizes and experiences.

O2 Touch Rugby Operators

The Operator is the lead contact for O2 Touch at the centre and is responsible for running the sessions.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Building session plans
  • Running sessions
  • Sourcing facilities
  • Booking training courses
  • Arranging fixtures

The Operator does not need a coaching qualification to run the sessions, but needs to attend one of our O2 Touch regional training sessions.

O2 Touch Ambassadors

The Ambassador’s role is primarily a marketing one, driving participation at the centre by promoting O2 Touch in the local community. As Ambassadors tend to recruit players mainly from their own demographic, the Ambassador must be part of our primary target audience (16-30 years old).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Running O2 Touch social media at the centre
  • Taking videos / photos during the session and tagging all their players
  • Getting the O2 Touch Centre featured in local media
  • Organising social events
  • Supporting the Operator by reporting on attendance using the O2 Touch app.

Please note that these roles are not mutually exclusive and volunteers can swap responsibilities.

Ultimately, the volunteer team as a whole has to deliver the sessions, promote the sessions and report using the O2 Touch website and app.

Please contact andy@maccrugby.co.uk 07935490960


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We still have places left for teams to get involved 🔗BOOK NOW: www.macclesfieldrufc.co.uk/macc7s/👀💰 £600 Prize for the Men’s Open & £250 for the women’s 7s winners! 🤩🥇🏆Don’t miss a great day of Rugby 🏉 & sport including our new 5 a side football ⚽️ offer! Also Lacrosse🥍 will be full swing on the Saturday for anyone interested in seeing what it’s all about! #rugby #rugbysevens #rugby7s #cashprizes #WalkingRugby #womensrugby #communityrugby #football #lacrosse #Macclesfield #cheshire #rugbyclub #camping ... See MoreSee Less
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The End of Season Awards were presented at the End of Season Ball 2024 - a fantastic evening celebrating the end of a successful season which saw the 1st XV crowned champions of Premier North and promoted to National League Rugby 2 West. Our Macclesfield Womens Rugby XV went (virtually) undefeated and will now move into their first league from the 24/25 season and the 2nd / 3rd Xv celebrated their league achievements too! With thanks to all who attended - and all our supporters and sponsors throughout the year. The event was held in aid of the Cardiac Risk in the Young - www.justgiving.com/page/david-wilkinson-1716536029293 Onwards we go into the 150th year for the Club and bring on season 2024/25!!!Full list of winners below!Chairman’s Player of the Season 23/24 - Tom Burden 1stXV Players Player 23/24 - Harry Blackwell 1stXV Coaches Player 23/24 - Harry Blackwell 1stXV Most Improved 23/24 - Tom Jennings 2ndXV Players Player 23/24 - Ted Broadley2ndXV Coaches Player 23/24 - Hector Tomlinson 2ndXV Most Improved 23/24 - Carl Droy 2ndXV Young Player 23/24 - Haydn Keogh 3rdXV Players Player 23/24 - Mathew Price3rdXV Most Improved 23/24 - Rupert Dixon 3rdXV Captains Player 23/24 - Mike Dale Women’s Players Player 23/24 - Tiegan Shaw Women’s Players Player 23/24 - Liz JarrattWomen’s Coaches Player 23/24 - Julia Ashford Women’s Most Improved 23/24 - Annie James Bert Ashley tankard 23/24 - Mel BramleyWomen’s Best Newcomer 23/24 - Chloe Newbigging ... See MoreSee Less
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🗣️Welcome to the club Dan Leake, the ex Rotherham Titans & Sale FC winger will be aiming to pile up the points from September. 📈The club wishes you all the best Dan!👍👏💥Become Dan’s sponsor and get a shout out every time he scores or is mentioned on our feeds. 📧 andy@maccrugby.co.uk #welcome #macclesfield #community #rugby #oneclub #newsigning #newkidintown #support #sponsorship #opportunity ... See MoreSee Less
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