Greaves West & Ayre is a leading regional Chartered Accountancy practice based in Berwick upon Tweed and Haddington.  We have grown significantly over recent years and are now 12 partners and over 100 staff.  That makes us the largest Chartered Accountancy firm operating outside of Edinburgh and Newcastle and one of the biggest employers in the area.

We currently have a vacancy for a Compliance Officer to work alongside our Wealth Management Team.

Compliance Officer

Greaves West & Ayre Wealth Management is a division of Greaves West & Ayre, Chartered Accountancy practice based in Berwick upon Tweed and Haddington. With 12 partners and over 100 staff we are the largest independent practice in the area and our commitment to staff training and development encourages our staff to grow to their full potential. Regulated by the FCA, our Wealth Management Division gives holistic, independent financial advice to clients. This includes both initial and ongoing advice on all aspects of clients’ wealth planning. We are also associated with Three Counties Ltd. a separate Chartered Wealth Management Company based near Durham.

Following changes within this sector, and expansion in both organisations we wish to strengthen the organisations by recruiting a Compliance Officer

Reporting to both organisations, we are looking to recruit someone with both experience in the industry and holding CII L4 or equivalent qualification, but will also consider giving training to high calibre candidates who are educated to a high standard, with good computer, numeracy and literacy skills and an interest in Financial Planning. Successful candidates will receive excellent, on-going on-the-job training and mentoring as well as external training towards achieving the required recognised qualifications.

Salary will be negotiable and based on experience and qualifications. We also give a good range of benefits.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to:
Angela Bruce, Greaves West & Ayre
17 Walkergate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1DJ
or email

Closing Date: Friday 4 December 2020
Start Date –To be discussed


About Greaves West & Ayre

Greaves West & Ayre work across the UK and have a wide range of clients, from self-employed individuals to multi million pound corporations. 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. You can find out about our 100 year plus success by visiting the GWA video channel.

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 a full range of accountancy services, we offer VAT, Company Secretarial and Payroll services, HR advice, Wealth Management and IT solutions.

We value our staff and are committed to their training and development, encouraging our employees to grow to their full potential.  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.

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