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Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) - Director - Fund Advisory

Company: RSM US LLP
Location: Stamford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have a passion and a curiosity for understanding and researching complex accounting issues?Are you looking for a more flexible and balanced career?Do you enjoy serving and working collaboratively with your clients to help resolve complex accounting issues?Are you interested in joining an in-demand rapidly growing practice with experienced professionals of diverse backgrounds?Are you looking for a career that will provide you with interesting and varied professional growth opportunities?If so, RSM's Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) is the right fit for you!RSM is looking for a Director to join our Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) practice with a focus in Fund Advisory. 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, life sciences, and manufacturing 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:

  • Manage multiple concurrent engagements within the TAC practice to provide technical accounting and financial or business advisory guidance to clients
  • Demonstrate intermediate to advanced knowledge of complex accounting concepts
  • 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 firm specialists/subject matter experts on complex accounting matters
  • Assist in the preparation of technical memos and other client deliverables
  • Manage TAC engagements and the engagement teams
  • Oversee engagement economics and manage appropriate resources for efficient engagement models
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise; identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Understand RSM's service lines and work as a team in providing an integrated service delivery
  • Develop others within the TAC practice through mentoring, training and advising on career development or participating in other Firm initiatives
  • Understand RSM's lines of businesses, availability of services and where applicable, discuss with client management of opportunities to make valuable introductions to others in the firm
  • Work with the National Leader on "go to market" strategy, participating in proposals, pitch meetings, and developing marketing collateral
  • Develop a strategy to utilize relationships external to the firm with different types of Centers of Influence to effectuate business growth
  • Subscribe to and actively read industry publications and share relevant information with clients as considered applicable
  • Ensure professional development through ongoing education
  • Willingness to travel 40% or less of the year, depending on your clients
  • Work with the Fund Advisory team to develop a strategy for building a referral network with leading PE focused law firms and placement agents
  • Play a significant role in introducing / bringing awareness to RSM's Fund Advisory business and educating firm clients and prospects about the Fund Advisory bundled services offering
  • In 2023, work with the Fund Advisory Co-leaders to identify larger, strategic opportunities (including potential lift-out opportunities) for Fund AdvisoryRequired Qualifications:
    • BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
    • 7+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting, financial reporting or technical accounting capacity
    • Excellent team and project management skills
    • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
    • Understanding of audit services with knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS, and FASB regulations
    • A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
    • A successful record of directing and deploying staff senior associates/supervisors, managers on multiple, simultaneous engagementsPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in leading project teams related to one or more of the following areas: capital market transactions (i.e., IPO readiness, SEC reporting and/or SPAC transactions), complex debt & equity, carve-outs, bankruptcy & fresh-start accounting, restatement services, acquisitions & divestures, joint ventures
      • transaction support, Fair Value Accounting, Lease Accounting, and VIE Analysis
      • CPA or equivalent certificationThe firm offers a competitive benefits package, base compensation, and an employee bonus program for eligible roles based on individual and firm performance per program guidelines.Base compensation ranges can be found between the ranges noted below in the posting,and an actual offer can vary based upon on role, hiring location, and qualifications.For additional information on RSM's total rewards, visit our website at . If required by applicable law or client policy, you may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation. You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective. Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood. RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Keywords: RSM US LLP, Stamford , Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) - Director - Fund Advisory, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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