Financial Accountant (Fixed Assets)

London  |  Head Office

Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date

Looking for something unique?  So are we. Here at Harvey Nichols we are daring to be different at every step and that’s exactly what we are looking for in our future talent. At Harvey Nichols you will be challenged in a supportive and friendly environment whilst inspired to be nothing but the best you can be.


We are seeking an exceptional Financial Accountant (Fixed Assets) to join our Finance team and to support the team across a range of business and finance areas.


The role

As a Financial Accountant you will be responsible for maintaining the fixed asset registers for all sites, overseeing the cash to sales receipts analysis for various Harvey Nichols sites and performing the relevant balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis. Also responsible for the invoicing and monitoring of the Harvey Nichols International stores. In addition, preparation of VAT returns, annual statutory accounts and tax computations for Harvey Nichols companies.


What you will be doing

  • Develop and maintain the fixed asset registers across the group on a monthly basis
  • Reconciliation of the fixes asset registers to general ledger on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for bank, credit card, petty cash and till float balance reconciliations
  • To work closely with the Financial Accounting Manager and Group Accountant in the preparation of year-end statutory accounts and tax computations
  • To support in the preparation the quarterly UK VAT return and bi-monthly Irish VAT return and reconciliation of the VAT balance sheet accounts


Skills and experience you need

  • You are Qualified / Part qualified and studying towards an accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • You have proven experience of working in a large finance department
  • You have an advanced level in Excel
  • You have strong written communication and analytical skills
  • You have previous experience in retail sector


About you

  • You are a confident communicator, both written and verbal
  • You have an excellent work ethic and ability to multitask
  • You are a positive and friendly person
  • You have a can-do attitude


About us

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from every day to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same


All your hard work, rewarded 

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • A unique Learning and Development programme to support your career with us
  • Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance
  • Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from childcare to bike to work
  • Charity day to support your good cause
  • Seasonal staff parties and team days
  • Study support for those who want to expand their qualifications


Where do I sign?


If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day then click to apply

The process from here is simple;

One of our specialist recruiters will review your application and if suitable ask you a couple of questions.
If our expectations match you will be invited to meet the Hiring Manager for an informal, competency based interview.
If successful you will then be asked to do an Excel and to meet the Finance Director.
Throughout the process you will have access to the recruiter who is on hand to answer any questions you may have.


We look forward to speaking with you.



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