Digital and Cloud Assistant Manager/Manager

Manchester, Chester, Crewe, Liverpool, Preston, Stoke, Uk
Competitive salary + benefits
10 Jun 2024
10 Jul 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

The role is for a digital accounting assistant manager or manager for the North West region. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering client work, proactively identifying client opportunities, and promoting the benefits of cloud solutions to the wider team and will be supported by the national digital accounting lead.

This will primarily be a regional role and some travel will be required.


  • Liaising with partners and portfolio managers to identify client opportunities/internal efficiencies for cloud implementation and optimisation.
  • Promoting the completion of and where appropriate carrying out the new digital health checks across the ABA North West portfolio. Tracking the completion of these and following up on opportunities identified.
  • Carrying out client work including cloud implementation, finance function optimisation, and Xero training engagements.
  • To oversee junior staff when assisting on projects, providing adequate briefing, supervision, and training, and review work completed for adequacy and competence.
  • Raising awareness of digital solutions, particularly but not limited to cloud accounting, Xero, and related apps, across managers and partners to include challenging current ways of working.
  • Keeping up to date with developments in the digital accounting space, maintaining Xero certification, and undertaking relevant training.

Personal and Professional Qualities

  • Qualified Accountant.
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based technology.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial regulations.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong communicator, both with clients and RSM staff at all levels.
  • Proactive – this role requires someone who can drive the digital journey.
  • Resilient – comfortable with trying something but accepting it may not work the first time.
  • Good judgement – able to benchmark solutions and articulate why a solution has been chosen.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to be able to troubleshoot issues that arise.

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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