Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice: Prospective Employees

Privacy Notice



Meston Reid & Co is registered under the Data Protection Act 2018 reference: Z48342138 and Michael J M Reid, a partner in the firm, is the data controller with responsibility for managing the firm’s compliance with the Act.

The firm will process/retain all data provided only for the period that relates to the process relating to the consideration of an application i.e. reviewing a CV, conducting an interview and considering whether to offer a contract of employment.

All data is held for the specific purpose of reviewing a job application. Electronic data is held on the firm’s server, which may not always be located within the EEA and data security responsibility is contracted to the firm’s external IT consultant. Paper files are held securely within the office.

For the avoidance of doubt, personal data is not made available to any third party and the firm has established appropriate security measures to prevent personal information from being lost accidentally, used/accessed in an unauthorised manner, altered or disclosed. Access to personal information is limited to those who have a business need to know and have agreed in writing to observe the firm’s strict policy of confidentiality.

Anyone concerned about the use of information held by Meston Reid & Co has the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK Supervisory Authority for data protection issues

Should an application not be progressed to a contract of employment, all data concerning such applicant will be destroyed by the firm in a secure environment. An applicant can request written confirmation of this from the data controller.

Should the applicant accept a contract of employment with Meston Reid & Co, the firm’s full staff privacy policy will apply which is detailed in the staff handbook and made available to every member of staff. This notice has been approved by the partners of Meston Reid & Co and is subject to amendment and alteration at any time as required by law.

Any enquires or requests for access to personal data, or clarification regarding the firm’s data protection and record management policy should be directed in writing to Michael J M Reid,

Current Vacancies
  • Graduate Apprentice Accountant

    Meston Reid & Co are proud to participate in RGU’s Graduate Apprenticeship scheme
    under which two of our current employees are working towards an honours degree from
    RGU followed by a professional accountancy qualification.

    An opportunity now exists for two new employees to enter the scheme working in either
    our audit and accounts department or in our tax department.
    The Apprenticeship scheme is open to school or college leavers who prefer to enter the
    workplace but still continue their education. There are university level entrance
    requirements which have been set at a minimum of 4 Highers at grade B. An HNC or
    HND qualification will also meet the entry requirements.

    More information

    Some more information on the scheme can be found at

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  • Recently/Part-qualified accountant

    We currently have a vacancy for an ambitious accountant to join our audit and accountancy team.

    The role is varied and will primarily involve assisting a wide range of owner managed businesses, registered charities and dealing with group reporting requirements for some of our larger clients. Duties will include preparing year-end accounts, audit assignments, preparing management accounts and assisting clients with MTD compliance.

    We are committed to each employee’s long-term career development and provide a supportive training environment.

    Applicants must have at least two years’ experience working within an accountancy practice and the role would suit either a part qualified or recently qualified accountant looking to take the next step in their career. Experience of preparing accounts from incomplete records is essential.

    To apply please send your CV to

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  • School Leaver

    Meston Reid & Co are looking to recruit a school leaver who may prefer to enter the job market straight from school rather than attend further education.

    The role will involve a variety of accounts preparation work, principally involving farming and landed estate clients, and on the job training will be provided.

    The firm is looking to establish a long term relationship with any successful candidate and consideration will be given to supporting the candidate gain an accredited professional accounting qualification such as AAT.

    Students can apply by submitting a cover letter and CV to

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  • Personal Tax Manager

    Our tax professionals provide a comprehensive range of tax services including dealing with tax planning, implementing practical tax strategies and compliance.

    With an increased demand for tax services we are seeking an experienced and ambitious Personal Tax Manager to join our tax team.  You will work closely with partners, clients and fellow team members and the position offers an excellent opportunity to build an influential role around your strengths.  You will also play an important part in the management of the tax department and developing the team.

    The role is varied and may include personal and capital taxes, trusts, inheritance tax planning, overseas employment taxes, property tax planning, dealing with residence issues and planning for high net worth individuals.

    If you think you will enjoy being part of our tax team and are seeking a challenging and stimulating role which offers prospects for career development please contact  We would be happy to meet with you to discuss the role and your future career plans.

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