Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) - Senior Associate
Location:
New York , New York
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
req2233

RSM is looking for a dynamic Senior Associate to join our new Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) team in our Northeast region. Changing economies, new accounting policies and evolving tax regulations mean that business and professional services firms face an ever-changing business landscape. With more than 80 years of industry expertise, RSM has helped thousands of firms to achieve their business objectives. Our clients include firms in a variety of industries, including financial services, technology, and commercial to name just a few.  Experienced in serving clients with a local, national or international presence, and a number of diverse organizational structures, our professionals can help develop meaningful solutions for your business. 

 

Responsibilities: 

Participate in multiple engagements within the Technical Accounting Consulting practice to provide technical accounting and financial or business advisory guidance to clients

Demonstrate basic to intermediate knowledge of complex financial accounting concepts

Commit to maintaining and developing current and effective technical accounting capabilities by leveraging extensive firm resources

Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating the development and execution of the consulting work plan and client deliverables

Collaborate directly with the engagement manager and partner and the client

Develop an understanding of the client's business and industry and begin to recognize key performance drivers, trends and developments

Actively participate with engagement team and function as an in-charge facilitating field work by monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan schedules on each assignment

Assist in the preparation of technical memos and other client deliverables

Identify performance improvement opportunities

Understand RSM’s service lines and work as a team in providing an integrated service delivery

Recognize and inform management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients

Willingness to travel 10% of the year, depending on clients

 

Required Qualifications: 

BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree

2+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment, auditing financial statements

CPA Certification or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA certification, including required coursework

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Strong technical knowledge in GAAP for both public & private companies

Experience with revenue recognition, complex debt and equity financings, financial instruments, business combinations

Advanced written and verbal communication skills

US certified public accountant (CPA) license in the US state of primary work location or sufficient coursework to achieve US CPA certification



A little about us:
RSM US LLP is the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market.

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