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Finance and Accounting Outsourcing- Supervisor

Job Description

The Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) Supervisor is responsible for managing FAO engagements and client relationships, and overseeing all areas relating to accounting and financial management for RSM's FAO clients. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements and management reports. The position is also responsible for developing and maintaining budgets and forecasts for FAO clients, and providing interpretive analysis and financial decision support to client management. This role supervises senior associates, associates and client service representatives in their A/P and A/R transaction processing, month-end closing, reporting and budgeting/forecasting duties. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities simultaneously for a number of clients in a shared services environment. You will also oversee initial assessments, implementations and on-boarding of new FAO clients. You will be responsible for managing/coaching the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. You will have significant contact with clients, including the client's other professional services providers, and will coordinate the involvement of RSM resources from other practice areas such as Tax and Valuation where appropriate. The supervisor role is also responsible for engagement administration such as setting and monitoring engagement time/resource budgets, and establishing appropriate service agreements and statements of work. You will also participate in meetings with new client prospects and be involved in the proposal process.

Key Success Factors

  • Ability to manage, coach, and motivate a team
  • Superior ability to prioritize and focus in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to quickly learn and use new technology software applications
  • Great communication skills as contact with clients and others will be extensive and ongoing
  • Interest in personal/professional development and advancement
  • Dedication to lifelong learning, including staying abreast of best practices in financial management
  • Ability to analyze and interpret - not just report - financial information to add value to client businesses as a trusted adviser

Responsibilities

  • Overall day-to-day management of the accounting and finance functions of multiple clients in a shared services environment
  • Prepare/review financial statements and supporting reconciliations, analyses and work papers
  • Prepare/review management reporting packages, board packages, etc.
  • Prepare/review budgets and forecasts
  • Analyze and interpret financial information for client management and provide actionable insight and decision support
  • Direct initial assessments, implementations and onboarding of new FAO clients
  • Manage and coach senior associates, associates and client service representatives
  • Establish engagement budgets
  • Write service agreements and statements of work
  • Participate in meetings with new client prospects and in the proposal process

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Experience in a public accounting firm, consulting firm or other professional services environment preferred but not required
  • Progressive experience in accounting and financial management in a corporate accounting environment, in roles such as accounting supervisor, assistant controller, controller, director of finance, or CFO
  • Strong technical financial accounting (GAAP) knowledge
  • Strong management accounting and operational finance knowledge
  • Experience in the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function (financial modeling, budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of accounting/ERP software. Knowledge of Intacct, NetSuite, Blackline and/or Bill.com a plus
  • Proven leadership, management and coaching skills
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills with sensitivity to timeframes, budgets, and outcomes across multiple clients/projects
  •  Ability to work independently in a growing, dynamic, fast-paced environment with extensive multi-tasking demands

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.

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-PA-Penllyn
Employment Type Full-Time Employee
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Consultant, Information Technology
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Company Overview

RSM US LLP

Effective Oct. 26, 2015, McGladrey united with fellow members of our global network under the common brand name RSM. RSM US LLP is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 8,000 people in 80 offices nationwide. It is a licensed CPA firm and the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 37,500 people in over 110 countries. RSM uses its deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of clients to help them succeed. For more information, visit www.rsmus.com. Learn More

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RSM US LLP
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Consultant, Information Technology
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Job Description

The Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) Supervisor is responsible for managing FAO engagements and client relationships, and overseeing all areas relating to accounting and financial management for RSM's FAO clients. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements and management reports. The position is also responsible for developing and maintaining budgets and forecasts for FAO clients, and providing interpretive analysis and financial decision support to client management. This role supervises senior associates, associates and client service representatives in their A/P and A/R transaction processing, month-end closing, reporting and budgeting/forecasting duties. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities simultaneously for a number of clients in a shared services environment. You will also oversee initial assessments, implementations and on-boarding of new FAO clients. You will be responsible for managing/coaching the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. You will have significant contact with clients, including the client's other professional services providers, and will coordinate the involvement of RSM resources from other practice areas such as Tax and Valuation where appropriate. The supervisor role is also responsible for engagement administration such as setting and monitoring engagement time/resource budgets, and establishing appropriate service agreements and statements of work. You will also participate in meetings with new client prospects and be involved in the proposal process.

Key Success Factors

  • Ability to manage, coach, and motivate a team
  • Superior ability to prioritize and focus in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to quickly learn and use new technology software applications
  • Great communication skills as contact with clients and others will be extensive and ongoing
  • Interest in personal/professional development and advancement
  • Dedication to lifelong learning, including staying abreast of best practices in financial management
  • Ability to analyze and interpret - not just report - financial information to add value to client businesses as a trusted adviser

Responsibilities

  • Overall day-to-day management of the accounting and finance functions of multiple clients in a shared services environment
  • Prepare/review financial statements and supporting reconciliations, analyses and work papers
  • Prepare/review management reporting packages, board packages, etc.
  • Prepare/review budgets and forecasts
  • Analyze and interpret financial information for client management and provide actionable insight and decision support
  • Direct initial assessments, implementations and onboarding of new FAO clients
  • Manage and coach senior associates, associates and client service representatives
  • Establish engagement budgets
  • Write service agreements and statements of work
  • Participate in meetings with new client prospects and in the proposal process

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Experience in a public accounting firm, consulting firm or other professional services environment preferred but not required
  • Progressive experience in accounting and financial management in a corporate accounting environment, in roles such as accounting supervisor, assistant controller, controller, director of finance, or CFO
  • Strong technical financial accounting (GAAP) knowledge
  • Strong management accounting and operational finance knowledge
  • Experience in the financial planning and analysis (FP&A) function (financial modeling, budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of accounting/ERP software. Knowledge of Intacct, NetSuite, Blackline and/or Bill.com a plus
  • Proven leadership, management and coaching skills
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills with sensitivity to timeframes, budgets, and outcomes across multiple clients/projects
  •  Ability to work independently in a growing, dynamic, fast-paced environment with extensive multi-tasking demands

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.

Job Requirements

 
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