Technical Accounting Consulting – Director – Global Accounting Assistance Job

Job Overview

Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
2 months ago

Additional Details

Experience
Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

RSM is looking for a Director to join our Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) practice with a focus in Financial 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 25% or less of the year, depending on your clients

Required 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
  • Strong technical understating of Canadian GAAP and/or IFRS regulation
  • A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
  • A successful record of directing and deploying staff senior associates/supervisors, managers on multiple, simultaneous engagements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading project teams for global organizations related to one or more of the following areas: accounting and finance optimization, audit readiness, complex accounting analysis and consultation, new accounting standard implementation
  • CPA or equivalent certification

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