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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 110 staff.  That makes us the largest Chartered Accountancy firm operating outside of Edinburgh and Newcastle and one of the biggest employers in the area.

Due to continued growth, we currently have a vacancy for an Experienced Account Technician based at our office in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

The role will will include assisting Partners in the preparation of Sole Trader, Partnership and Limited Company accounts and liaising directly with clients.  If you have the following key skills and attributes we would love to hear from you.

  • 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
  • the ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • good time management and the ability to work to deadlines and show flexibility

The salary for this role will be based on experience and qualifications.

If you are interested 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 21 February 2020
Start Date –To be agreed

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.

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 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.

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.  As well as a competitive salary, we offer a good range of benefits including paid overtime and a contributory pension.

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