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Focused, transparent recruitment agency for the Accountancy, Tax & Treasury, and Legal sectors.

Our team of specialists are on hand to help you with your recruitment needs.


How do you cut through the white noise of recruitment?

You lower the volume.

At Harvey John, we believe the secret behind a superior recruitment service is to focus on quality, not quantity.

Specialising in Accountancy, Tax & Treasury and Legal since 2004, Harvey John is an international recruitment firm with a head office in the heart of Brighton and a team of individual skill-sets, each united by a shared vision of how recruitment should be.

By immersing ourselves in every corner of these markets, we maintain an incredibly niche expertise, enabling us to simplify the most complex of searches. And whether that assignment takes us across Sussex, London, Europe, Asia, or the Americas, our deep sector knowledge – paired with our multi-faceted methodology – means that we provide local solutions on a global scale.

And so, by lowering the volume, we strip ourselves from unnecessary pressures and, in turn, become a trusted partner to companies worldwide.


Our Specialisms


With specialisms covering Public Practice and Commerce & Industry in Brighton, Bristol, London, Southampton, Guildford and elsewhere, we recruit for owner-managed businesses and SMEs to FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients. With long lasting relationships with boutique firms to the Big 4, whether you’re a Trainee Accountant or Finance Director, or a studier to fully qualified, by choosing Harvey John recruitment agency, you’ll be working with highly experienced consultants that have the sole focus on ensuring your next move is the right one for you and your career.



With changes in the tax world – from globalisation, finance transformation, digitalisation, and the implementation of BEPS – businesses are now actively adopting more thoughtful approaches to tax, creating a heightened profile of the ‘tax professional’ in the global market.

In this changing tax landscape, a responsive approach to recruitment is pivotal to mapping out and engaging tomorrow’s tax talent. This is where Harvey John recruitment agency come in. With specialisms in Direct Tax, Indirect Tax and Tax Technology (EMEA), as well as more niche focuses on Customs, Trade Compliance and Insurance Premium Tax, our team are well-equipped to bring successful candidates and clients together. Areas covered are London, Brighton, Amsterdam, Dubai, Spain, Belgium, Bahrain and elsewhere.



It’s not bluster to say that we’re experts in the South East Legal market; we know the firms, we know the roles, and we have built the relationships that are needed to get you where you’re going. Global, in-house legal teams, Legal 100 law firms, and national and prestigious local practices are some of the clients we recruit for.

We have fantastic roles within the Private Practice and In-house specialisms in Brighton, Kent, Berkshire, Surrey and elsewhere for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Legal Counsel and other legal professionals, from Newly Qualified through to Partner/General Counsel level. But we’re more than just a job board. We pride ourselves on our advisory and consultative service to both clients and candidates. We know what the market is doing and no one is better placed than us to help you navigate it.



As a dedicated treasury recruiter, Harvey John is able to advise and assist businesses of all shapes and sizes with recruiting the treasury expertise they require.

Whether this be a growing SME looking to recruit its first treasury specialist, or a global multinational corporation or bank lacking a particular skill set within their existing treasury team.