RSM

Associate Director, Corporate Reporting (National Audit Technical Services)

Recruiter
RSM
Location
London; Bristol; Edinburgh; Gatwick; Glasgow; Guildford; Leeds; Liverpool; Manchester
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2024
Closes
10 Jul 2024
Ref
req8718
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director

London; Bristol; Edinburgh; Gatwick; Glasgow; Guildford; Leeds; Liverpool; Manchester; Milton Keynes; Newcastle; Reading; Birmingham

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.

About the Team

Our National Audit Technical Services (NATS) is responsible for maintaining and driving technical quality of the audit firm's operational procedures, providing technical support to partners and staff and conducting quality control reviews.

A sub-set of NATS is the financial reporting team which provides support to teams on technical accounting and financial reporting matters.

We need to expand further our financial reporting team to meet anticipated growth in our audit practice, continue to provide technical accounting support, ensure quality is maintained, identify efficiencies in working practices and lead on implementing financial reporting changes as they are published in the future, so this is an exciting time to join the team and be part of our journey!

About the Job

Your primary role will be:

  • Acting as a financial reporting specialist on complex audits, providing audit teams with targeted expertise on the subject matter to support high audit quality
  • Assisting with financial and non-financial reporting consultations submitted to the firm’s service desk
  • Responsible for performing second opinion reviews of technical accounting matters under IFRS and UK GAAP, developing our audit teams in the process
  • Drafting corporate reporting internal technical communications and practice aids
  • Working with other team members on ongoing projects, including input into the development of audit work programmes, taking responsibility for the financial reporting intranet pages, development and review of technical materials for training purposes and researching new and emerging financial reporting developments
  • A point of contact for informal technical queries from client-facing partners and staff, in your local region but also supporting other offices nationwide

Role Requirements

  • ACA/ACCA qualified - or equivalent
  • Experienced Senior Manager with experience of working in, or very closely with, an audit technical team
  • Strong IFRS and UK GAAP financial reporting knowledge
  • Experience of performing technical reviews of UK Premium, Standard and AIM listed entity financial statements to ensure compliance with reporting requirements
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to respond to and meet deadlines

In return, you will get to work closely in our growing team with other like-minded, collaborative and supportive individuals, and the opportunity to engage with a wide range of individuals within the audit business and other departments such as Accounting and Financial Reporting, Learning & Development, Valuations and Risk & Advisory Services and Ethics Team.

This role will enable you to progress your career whilst developing deep technical knowledge and expertise, and to help others deliver quality audits and financial reporting advice as they navigate the imminent exciting changes in both; core areas of corporate reporting (such as changes in accounting standards); and emerging areas (such as sustainability reporting).

Hybrid working is available. This role can be based out of any of our UK offices, but some travel will be expected to regional offices.

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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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