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Greaves West & Ayre is a leading regional Chartered Accountancy practice based in Berwick upon Tweed and Haddington, with 12 partners and around 100 staff.

We work across the UK and have a wide range of clients, from self-employed individuals to multi million pound corporations representing a wide variety of industries and professions.

Our reputation is founded on traditional professional values matched with a passion for meeting the changing needs of our clients in a progressive manner, and providing first class, reliable advice. As well as the usual accountancy services, we offer VAT, Company Secretarial and Payroll services, HR advice, Wealth Management and IT solutions.

Our size means that we can offer a breadth and variety of work across a wide range of clients. This balance is more difficult to achieve in either very small or very large organisations.

We value our staff and are are committed to their training and development. This is backed up by the fact that we receive long levels of service; many of our people have been with us for decades. Continuity of personnel is important to us as it is essential in building and maintaining lasting relationships with our clients.

There is a friendly atmosphere in our offices, many social events are organised throughout the year and we like to encourage a good work-life balance. As well as a competitive salary, we offer a good range of benefits including paid overtime and a contributory pension.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant

Further information for each position including how to apply and closing dates are detailed below:

Qualified Chartered Accountant

We are currently recruiting for a Qualified Chartered Accountant to join the Corporate Services Department. This is a full time position, but applications for a flexible / part-time role will be considered. Our corporate services dvision is part of our Accounts department which currently employs over 30 members of staff. This is a excellent opportunity for a senior member of staff looking for career progression opportunities within a forward looking, expanding firm.

Below is a list of key skills and attributes which we will be looking for in the ideal candidate

(E = Essential; D = Desirable)

  • Experience of working for a Firm of Chartered Accountants (E)
  • CA, ACA or ACCA qualified (E)
  • Excellent Communication Skills (E)
  • High level of IT Skills (D)
  • Flexible, pro-active approach (E)
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team (E)
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of clients (D)
  • Understanding / experience of Accounts production software (E)
  • Audit Experience (E)

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to:

Angela Bruce, Operations Manager
Greaves West & Ayre
17 Walkergate
Berwick-upon-Tweed
TD15 1DJ

Or email arb@gwayre.co.uk