Financial Accountant - Treasury

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 interim Financial Accountant Treasury to join our Finance team and to support the team across a range of business and finance areas.


The role

As a Financial Accountant Treasury, you will monitoring and delivering crucial information on the group’s cash position on daily basis, maintaining bank records and reconciling domestic and foreign bank accounts. In addition you will be responsible for overseeing the cash to sales receipts analysis for various Harvey Nichols sites and performing the relevant balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis. In addition preparation of VAT returns, annual statutory accounts and tax computations for Harvey Nichols companies.


What you will be doing

To be responsible for bank, credit card, petty cash and till float balance reconciliations
Reconciliation of bank accounts held for the receipt of credit card monies and posting entries to the general ledger on a monthly basis, with issues resolved on a timely basis
Work closely with the Financial Accounts Manager and Group Accountant in the preparation of year-end statutory accounts and tax computations
Support in the preparation of the daily banking position and weekly forecasts including actualising the previous week
Regular liaison with stores from various sites in order to provide assistance with banking matters
Plan and organise any other ad-hoc projects and take on any additional month end responsibilities as required by the Financial Accounts Manager


Skills and experience you need

You are 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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