Accounting and Financial Reporting Assistant Manager

Competitive salary + benefits
08 Dec 2023
08 Jan 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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.

Overall job purpose

To support the wider team and to assist managers to profitably deliver work across a portfolio of corporate clients, focusing on complex financial reporting and consolidations, whilst managing a small portfolio of corporate and not-for-profit clients and working with a team of staff to ensure the highest possible standards of client service at all times.


To act as day-to-day point of contact for clients, and to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times.To manage a small portfolio of corporate clients within the agreed internal budget for the job and to address any material points identified on assignments with the team.To plan assignments in accordance with the firm’s standard procedures and confirm arrangements with the client, including likely costs and billing arrangements.To ensure feedback is provided to more junior members of the team on an on-going basis.To develop and maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil the professional bodies’ CPD requirements including maintaining an awareness of the firm’s specialist services and publications.To ensure that assignments are undertaken in accordance with instructions, and to carry out complex aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm’s procedures.To provide adequate briefing, supervision and training for junior staff and review work completed by junior staff for adequacy and completeness.Carry out any other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the role and its grading, as requested by the line manager, Head of Department or any partner.Essential:

ACA / ACCA fully qualified.A strong understanding of UK financial reporting requirements.Experience of complex consolidations.Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and to add value.Strong oral and written communication skills.Well-developed people management skills.Excellent organisational and time management skills.Good understanding of CCH AP, Microsoft Word & Excel and Sage Line 50.Desirable:

    Working knowledge of Corporate Taxation.

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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