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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.

VACANCY – EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTS CLERK
Greaves West & Ayre currently have a vacancy for an EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTS CLERK within their Accounts department of its Berwick-upon-Tweed office. Duties will include assisting in the preparation of Sole Trader, Partnership and Ltd Company Accounts and liaising directly with clients.
Below is a list of key skills and attributes which would be desirable in the ideal candidate

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • A high level of numeracy
  • Good IT skills with experience of Accounts production software (Microsoft Excel, Sage, Xero, Farmplan and Quickbooks would all be advantageous)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Good time management and the ability to work to deadlines

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications. All employees also receive a good range of benefits including a contributory pension and paid overtime.

About Greaves West & Ayre
Greaves West & Ayre is a long established firm of Chartered Accountants 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 offer a full range of accountancy services and have our own Wealth Management and Computer Services divisions. Our size means that we can offer you a breadth and variety of work across a wide range of clients and industries. This balance is more difficult to achieve in either very small or very large organisations.

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. Our Berwick office is situated in the town centre and is a new state-of-the-art premises which provides a pleasant working environment and equips us to meet the changing needs of our staff and clients in a progressive manner.

To apply please send your CV to:
Angela Bruce
Greaves West & Ayre
17 Walkergate
Berwick-upon-Tweed
TD15 1DJ
Or email arb@gwayre.co.uk

Closing Date for all applications is Friday 11 January 2019
Start Date –To be discussed