Accounting & Financial Reporting Supervisor

Competitive salary + benefits
08 Jun 2023
26 Jun 2023
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


As one of the world’s largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, RSM delivers big ideas and premium service to help middle-market businesses thrive. We are a fast-growing firm with big ambitions – we have a clear goal to become the premium adviser to the middle market, globally. This vision touches everything we do, motivating and inspiring us to become better every day. If you are looking for a firm where you can build a future and make an impact, then RSM is the place for you.

We are looking to hire an Accounting and Financial Reporting Supervisor in our Leeds office to provide delivery and supervision of Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules assignments and accountancy services to a range of clients. You will provide delivery and supervision of each assignment in an efficient and effective manner, and to help ensure that clients receive a quality service in all respects.


  • The main focus of the role will be to supervise Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules assignments
  • Ensure that jobs are completed to the highest standard, within the agreed internal budget for the job and to discuss all material points arising on the assignment with the manager / partner and client.
  • To plan assignments in accordance with the firm’s standard procedures and confirm arrangements with the client, including likely costs and billing arrangements
  • Take the hands-on approach, working independently on assignments at client’s premises as and when required
  • Preparation of annual financial statements for a range of entity types to include disclosure notes as required. This includes clients of a variety in size and includes the preparation of financial statements for audit
  • Analytical review incorporating variance analysis on all accounts preparations
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with clients
  • Assist in the day to day training and development of the junior staff members of the team
  • Assist managers and other teams as required
  • Manage time effectively to complete multiple tasks to appropriate deadlines and ensure line manager is kept informed of progress
  • Build and maintain cross service line relationships
  • Maintain high professional standards of conduct and practice

Personal and professional qualities

To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills & experience must include:

  • Part or fully qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA) or equivalent.
  • Experience working within an Accountancy practice environment
  • It is essential that candidates have a good level of experience of the application of the Solicitors Regulation Authority Accounts Rules
  • A keen eye for detail is required with the ability to apply common sense
  • Strong communicator with a proven experience of building strong client relationships in a client-facing role
  • Proficient and effective use of Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to navigate various accounting and bookkeeping packages such as CCH, Sage, and Xero;
  • Experience of statutory accounts preparation is essential

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, we want to create a strong sense of belonging so that people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures feel they can bring their true self to work. Our clients come from all walks of life. We aim to achieve that same diversity of background, experience and perspective in our own teams, so that we can genuinely understand our client’s needs. Diverse teams bring a broader range of ideas and insights to work. That’s why we’re working together to ensure our firm’s principles and processes support a firm culture that embraces difference and strengthens inclusion.

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

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