Overall job purpose
This exciting role is to join the largest Accounting and Business Advisory (ABA) team in the South West, based across our Bristol and Swindon offices.
The ABA team is split into two sub-teams - Accounting, Insight and Advisory (AIA) and Accounting and Financial Reporting (AFR)
The role is Associate Director in the AFR team. The client base is a mixture of entities including large corporate, owner managed businesses.
Client size varies from corporates on 24-month runway towards audit to large international groups. AFR projects include.
An Associate Director acts as the Accounting and Financial Reporting lead across portfolio of clients with responsibility for client service and quality of work.
The Associate Director is expected to act as the key client contact and delegate work into the team. The portfolio will be tailored around the individual’s skill-set and interests.
The role is a senior position within the leadership team, contributing to the smooth running of the department. A fundamental element of the role is the active coaching and development of the more junior members of the team,
A significant part of the role is contributing towards business development. An Associate Director will be given the time, coaching and support to grow the firm through identifying opportunities, introducing new clients and participating in broader multi-service line pitches.
The development of our people is a fundamental part of RSM. The opportunity for further progression within the firm exists if a successful candidate can demonstrate their talent, potential and a desire to participate in RSM’s leadership development programmes.
Expected to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times.
To ensure resource is planned effectively and team members are briefed appropriately to deliver projects to clients inline with RSM’s quality guidelines and procedures.
An Associate Director is expected to contribute to growing the department and the firm by participating in targeting and lead generation, supporting proposals to new clients and agreeing projects with the firm’s existing clients.
Personal and professional qualities
The role requires :
Complex UK GAAP reporting including group reorganisations and consolidations;Non-for-profit including Charity SORP;Sector specialism, for example Legal, Technology, Manufacturing, Property etc
Experience as a line manager.
Diversity and Inclusion at RSM
At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.
To find out more, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on our Careers Website.