Current Vacancies : Rennie Welch, Kelso, Melrose & Berwick

Current Vacancies

Qualified / Part–qualified Accountant

Join a growing team, working closely with our Partners and Managers to assist clients to meet their year end compliance needs. The focus will primarily be preparation of limited company accounts or unincorporated accounts and the preparation of annual corporation tax returns.

The successful candidate should be approachable, have a positive can-do attitude and have good communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:

Preparation of draft accounts for review from client records, clearance of review points and finalising of accounts

Preparation of corporation tax computations

Alongside the manager ensuring work to be done by the client or by our team is scheduled and a realistic budget is prepared

Opportunities to further assist the client are identified and raised to the Manager

Arrange the timing of the tax and other business line work with the Manager responsible for the client

Engage with the Client Relationship Manager and staff from other business lines, when required to gain a good understanding of the business.

Monitor budgeted versus actual time spent, notifying any issues and potential overruns to the Manager on a timely basis

Brief, train and debrief the Assistants, giving formal feedback as required

The successful candidate will have:

  • CA/ACCA qualified of part-qualified
  • 2 years' experience working in an accountancy practice - essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong IT skills, including accounting software Sage and Xero - strong preferred
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision to deadlines and handle pressure

We have offices in Kelso, Melrose and Berwick and the successful candidates would work in one or more of the offices on a regular basis.

Apply today by sending your CV to

Trainee Accountant

The partners are looking for school leavers with Highers (or equivalent) including Maths and English, who are keen to continue learning and want to earn a first class qualification whilst gaining hands on experience working as an intergral part of our team.

Training will be provided towards an accountancy qualification, such as AAT, ACCA or ICAS as well as learning on the job with a wide ranging work experience initially in our Kelso office but the opportunity to work throughout our offices will be available with experience.

Apply today by sending your CV to

Personal Tax – Vacancy

We are currently inviting applications for an experienced individual to join our tax team. 

The role would involve working in our personal tax team, overseeing the preparation of computerised Self Assessment Tax Returns for a portfolio of diverse personal and partnership tax clients, advising clients on tax liabilities and liaising with HMRC and third parties, in relation to the tax affairs of clients.

There would also be an advisory aspect to the role, assisting in providing tax advice to our clients, including high net worth individuals, trustees, business owners, farmers, landowners and partnerships.

Applicants would have experience in a tax role, an aptitude and desire to develop tax technical knowledge, together with strong literacy and interpersonal skills to allow communication to clients of complex technical issues.

Formal tax or accountancy qualifications would be desirable and candidates should have a strong academic background.

We provide a supportive environment and informal collaborative culture, with scope for progression. Competitive salary package, commensurate with qualifications and/or experience.

We offer flexible working and we have offices in Berwick, Melrose and Kelso which could give additional flexibility on location.

Applications in writing to:

Mairi Drummond,
Rennie Welch LLP,
Academy House,
Shedden Park Road,

or telephone (01573) 224391 for an informal discussion

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