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Experienced Accounts Technician

Greaves West & Ayre continue their expansion and are looking for an EXPERIENCED ACCOUNTS TECHNICIAN within their Accounts department within Berwick upon Tweed office.  Duties will include assisting their Supervisor and Partners 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 and show flexibility

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

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 there are now 12 partners and around 130 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.

We value our staff and 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.

To apply please send your CV to:

Angela Bruce

Greaves West & Ayre

17 Walkergate


TD15 1DJ

Or email:

Start Date –To be discussed

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