Technical Accounting Consulting Manager

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Tampa, Florida office (Orlando and Jacksonville are also options for work location). 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. The Manager role is a client-facing role focusing on accounting systems, processes and requirements. In particular, this consultant will focus on translating accounting requirements into business systems requirements, define implementation strategies, and support clients through accounting standards transitions.  This consultant will focus heavily on revenue recognition, lease accounting, FX, commissions, and options. This Consultant will manage multiple client projects ranging from consulting services and client support, to full implementations. The successful candidate must demonstrate willingness to go the extra mile for the team's success. They will be a problem solver, creative thinker, fast learner, be detail-oriented, and interested in learning their clients' business. 


  • 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
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise; identify performance improvement opportunities
  • 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
  • Ensure professional development through ongoing education
  • Willingness to travel 25% or less of the year, depending on your clients
  • Establish yourself as a trusted advisor to clients, while managing their expectations
  • Lead all client delivery activities within assigned accounts
  • Lead discovery session that include requirements gathering and desired workflows with clients to understand and document their business needs (i.e. budget forecasting, financial reporting, consolidation)
  • Manage cross-functional teams to drive projects to completion
  • Manage and develop staff
  • Strong client and leadership presence
  • Manage project scope, tasks, deadlines, budgets and lead project teams 

Required Qualifications

  • BS/BA
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or CA Certification
  • 5+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
  • Excellent team and project management skills
  • Strong Internal controls background
  • Strong technical accounting expertise
  • Familiarity with revenue recognition tools or lease accounting platforms a plus
  • Proven history of executive level presentations
  • Deep understanding of accounting and software revenue including revenue recognition, options, lease accounting, and FX

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.

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Job ID req3990
Line of Business: Audit
SubFunction: Assurance TAC
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req3990
Location: 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1770, Tampa, FL US
Region: Southeast Region
Job Category: Audit/Assurance
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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