More than just another accountant

Your success is our priority.

Founded in 1897, Martin Aitken & Co has grown and secured its market position in its 125-year history as one of the largest independent, medium-sized firms in Scotland.

Whether you are looking for accountancy, tax, payroll, business or financial advice, we believe in keeping things simple by giving you clear, practical and understandable answers that you can act on straight away.

How we work


Individualised Solutions

Whether you’re a business, an individual, a charity, or a social enterprise, we offer a personalized and tailored approach to meet your unique needs.

Reliable Advisory

Our team of directors and managers will serve as your dependable first point of contact for all your business and financial requirements.

Client Focus

We prioritise building strong relationships with our clients, ensuring that you receive the individualised attention and support you deserve.

Join our team & unlock your full potential.

At Martin Aitken & Co, we’ve got it all: the people, the resources, and a solid career development structure. We’re committed to helping you carve out a satisfying and rewarding career.

We have been working with Martin Aitken for a number of decades now as our chartered accountants as well as business advisors and personal financial planning.

They have proved over the years that the team they have built has an excellent knowledge and experience around accounting practices, taxes and general business guidance as well as being extremely friendly and welcoming with their clients.

A particular highlight was the support they provided when we acquired a new business, their expertise really streamlined the process.

~ Gregor Martin
Director | Gilchrist Steels Ltd

Martin Aitken was recommended by many other dental colleagues for their excellent standard of service.

I was purchasing my own dental practice (whilst having a very young family) and was doubting my ability because of my circumstances. The dental team were so encouraging, enthusiastic and filled me with confidence.

Martin Aitken are reliable, friendly and extremely knowledgeable.

I can't recommend Martin Aitken enough and trust them implicitly with all my tax affairs.

~ Lauren Anderson
Partner | Milngavie Orthodontics

Jacqui and the team provide an efficient, reliable service delivering our payroll needs, allowing me to focus my time on other areas of my business.

The best endorsement I can give is that I rarely hear anything about payroll - no news is good news when it comes to this critical function.

The team proactively addresses any questions I have in a timely, no-fuss manner. I would readily recommend Martin Aitken for hassle-free, peace-of-mind service.

~ Frank McInally
Managing Director | MBM Roofing (EK) Ltd

We have been using the services of MACO for many years now - in fact, more than 2 decades! They have been superb with the range of support they offer from tax calculations and returns to payroll and investment services.

In particular, Jayne Clifford and her teams over the years have helped our businesses immensely with the help support and encouragement we needed to grow and develop in a friendly relaxed yet very professional manner.

We would thoroughly recommend MACO for your business needs.

~ Iain Maudsley & Brian McMillan
Partners | St Leonards Dental Practice

Martin Aitken unfailingly provides an expert professional service with a personal touch - all at a reasonable cost.

~ Dr Kenneth Chrystie
Commercial Lawyer

Maco's payroll service has been instrumental in organising and managing our payroll needs in a reliable, timely, and efficient manner.

They offer a seamless service - quick response times, comprehensive solutions and a team that genuinely understands our requirements.

Highly recommended for anyone looking for a dependable payroll solution.

~ Mohammed Arfan
Director | Barrachnie Children's Nursery & Riverside Childcare

Stallan-Brand have evolved to become one of Scotland’s most critically acclaimed and commercially successful architectural practices thanks to the support of Jayne Clifford and her team at Martin Aitken & Co.

From our business set-up in 2012 Martin AItken have provided measured and sound advice every step of the way.

Thanks to their professional counsel we have had the courage to make good decisions, manage risk and project a positive forecast.

Jayne completely understands our studio culture and creative aims.

~ Paul Stallan
Design Director | Stallan-Brand

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