About Harvey John

Progressive recruiters, traditional values

Who We Are

Established in 2004, Harvey John is a specialist recruitment firm sourcing Accountancy, Tax & Treasury, and Legal jobs on a temporary, contract and permanent basis within the UK and abroad to USA, Europe and beyond. Our team of consultants have experience working in niche markets, utilising skills and methodologies that are timely, unique and effective including search, market mapping, testing, social media and digital attraction strategies.

We continue to build long-lasting relationships that extend to exclusive partnerships and global placements from Shoreditch to Singapore. There’s no ‘one and done’​ mentality in the way we recruit; relationships matter to us and it’s why the vast majority of our work is repeat business.


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.