Temporary Recruitment

Offering flexible interim solutions at a critical moment in time

The joy of finance is that you are able to work in many different sectors across your career.

Modern finance departments are viewed as business partners rather than back room bean counters. We need to be accurate, process driven and aware of deadlines; but curiosity, and the need to be able to analyse data and communicate ideas, is now paramount. Finance is challenging, but hard work usually pays off in an interesting and rewarding career.

Debra Schneider, Finance Director, South Downs Leisure


Market Overview

We understand the temporary and interim employment market is fast and fluid, making us a reliable partner to help both candidates and clients alike navigate through all its challenges. 

For businesses facing challenges like long-term absenteeism, system implementations, heavy workloads, or critical moments demanding extra support, our temporary and interim solutions are a lifeline.

And of course, each scenario demands specific skills, from transactional finance to senior appointments, as well as expertise in areas like payroll, tax, business modeling, or PowerBI.

Whether you’re between jobs, looking for a role to compliment your current permanent role, or a professional interim, staying connected with our team will mean you’re one step ahead on the market.  Remember, not all roles are advertised due to the market’s speed and urgency.

Equally, if you’re a client, facing staffing shortfalls or anticipating future support needs, reach out to us. Partner with an experienced solution provider to expertly navigate this fast-paced and dynamic market during critical business moments.

Our coverage of Temporary & Interim

Who do we recruit?

There are no geographical, sector, or grade restrictions to where Harvey John recruit within the accountancy and finance market. From Brighton to London, Accounts Assistant to Finance Manager, the depth of knowledge enables our Commercial Finance consultants to present a breadth of opportunities to our candidates.

With a client base that ranges from owner-managed businesses, SMEs, and startups to FTSE250 and Fortune 500 organisations, we’re engaged to recruit for the full range of opportunities across the finance department.

These include:

  • Transactional Finance (AP, AR)
  • Systems Accountant
  • Finance Analyst
  • Project Accountant
  • Senior Finance

What grades do we recruit?

Whether you’re making that first step in your finance career, progressing with your professional studies, progressing through the ranks of management and responsibility, or in a position of leadership, as you build on your career, our highly experienced consultants can guide you at every stage. So whether you’re a Entry Level Finance assistant or CFO, we’ve got you covered.



Recent Engagements

  • Management Accountant | Globally recognised construction business
  • Systems Implementation Accountant | Multinational telecommunications company
  • Bookkeeper | Private country estate
  • Accounts Assistant | Sussex-based charity
  • Senior Project Accountant | National retail business
  • Accounts Payable Analyst | Investment Management
  • Accounts Assistant | Global luxury group
  • Project Accountant | Leading independent school
  • Accounts Assistant | Luxury florist
  • Purchase Ledger Assistant | Independent brewery

Frequently asked questions

Our Temporary & Interim FAQ’s is designed to provide you comprehensive answers to the most common questions regarding temporary employment. Whether you’re a seasoned temporary worker or exploring temporary opportunities for the first time, this document aims to offer clarity and valuable insights into the world of interim employment when working with Harvey John.


Where do we recruit?

We recruit across the South of England, and some of our most recent engagements include…