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Accounting & Financial Reporting Assistant Manager

Consulting brings together multiple teams across Transactions, Risk & Consulting, ABA, and Outsourcing to provide client-centric solutions for RSM's current and future clients within the middle market. Our Consulting team has a major role to play in driving forward the growth of the firm with over 1,700 people delivering almost £200m revenue.

At the heart of Consulting are the six solutions we offer our clients: business transformation, deal services, finance function support, risk and governance, forensic and investigation services, and restructuring. Our solutions create an enhanced tailored approach to support our clients in achieving their strategic goals and empower our people to make an impact and develop their own unique career path.

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.


  • 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.


  • Working knowledge of Corporate Taxation.


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Accounting & Financial Reporting Assistant Manager

Leeds, UK

Published on 16/04/2024

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