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 14 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. To find out about our 100+ year  success, visit the GWA video channel.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Compliance Officer

Greaves West & Ayre Wealth Management is a division of Greaves West & Ayre and are  proud to have been listed #27 in FTAdviser’s Top 100 list 2020. We have a separately regulated Chartered Wealth Management Company based near Durham called Three Counties Ltd.

Both regulated by the FCA, our Wealth Management Divisions provide holistic, independent financial advice to clients. This includes both initial and ongoing advice on all aspects of clients’ wealth planning.

Following changes within this sector, and expansion in both organisations, we wish to strengthen our business by recruiting a Compliance Officer. They will hold responsibility within both organisations and require being office based between our Berwick upon Tweed and Durham locations.

We are looking to recruit someone with previous experience in the industry and who holds CII L4 or equivalent qualification. We 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. Our commitment to employee training and development encourages our staff to achieve their full potential. The successful candidate 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 provide a good range of benefits.

If you wish to apply, please forward CV and a covering letter to:
Angela Bruce, Operations Manager, Greaves West & Ayre,
17 Walkergate, Berwick upon Tweed. TD15 1DJ
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Closing date: Friday 26 March 2021.


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.

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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