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Join our Team – we are currently inviting CVs

As we continue to grow our business we are looking for skilled professionals with the relevant practice experience within the accountancy and financial services sector.

We are currently inviting speculative CVs from individuals with the relevant qualifications and experience.

The Person:

If you have a high level of numeracy skills, good team and communication skills, approachability, meticulous attention to detail, strong time management skills, and are prepared to work hard, we would love to hear from you.

We are specifically looking for individuals with experience in operation within an accountancy practice. Qualified by exam or experience.


Your salary and pension package will be very competitive, with an annual review

  • 32 days annual leave (includes public holidays). Increases to 35 days with long service plus a TOIL and core working flexibility policy
  • Life Cover / Death in Service equivalent to 3 times gross annual salary
  • Employee Perks schemes, (wellbeing support, discounted shopping, Reward & Recognition scheme)
  • Private Healthcare Insurance cover available should you wish to purchase this
  • Social activities
  • Learning opportunities such as professional qualifications/ external training

Who we are:

Greaves West & Ayre is a long-established firm of Chartered Accountants. We have grown significantly over recent years and are now 12 partners and around 130 staff. That makes us the largest Professional Services firm between 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.

Our offices are situated in Berwick-upon-Tweed and Haddington. Our sister company Three Counties Limited is located in Durham.

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 state-of-the-art premise, 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.

We value our team, encourage, and support our employees to progress to their full potential.

Come and work with us and let us help you to achieve the lifestyle and career ambitions you are looking for.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Angela Bruce
Greaves West & Ayre
17 Walkergate, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DJ

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