Technical Accounting Consulting, Director - Virginia, United States,

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, RSMs Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) is the right fit for you!

RSM is looking for a Director to join our new Technical Accounting Consulting (TAC) team in our Southeast Region (location flexible). 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.


Manage multiple concurrent engagements within the Technical Accounting Consulting practice to provide technical accounting and financial or business advisory guidance to clients within the Financial Institutions or Insurance industry
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
Supervise Audit Seniors and Supervisors on 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
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
Required Qualifications:

BS/BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent degree
CPA/CA Certification (other related professional certifications may apply)
5+ 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 GAAP, IFRS, and FASB regulations
A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
Minimum of 4 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements
Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in managing large and small projects related to IFRS Conversions, Revenue Recognition, Reviewing Business Models, Impairment Analysis, IPO transaction support, Fair Value Accounting, Lease Accounting, and VIE Analysis
A successful record of directing and deploying staff and senior associates on multiple, simultaneous engagements