Restructuring Advisory Assistant (Accountancy) at RSM

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Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
Location:
Edinburgh
Salary:
Competitive
Deadline:
30th November 2021
Role May Involve:
Accounting Finance & Banking

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Restructuring Advisory Assistant

Restructuring advisory – Get the career you want at RSM

RSM’s restructuring advisory school leaver programme will give you all the skills and support you need to unlock a future that’s packed with opportunities and new experiences. You’ll enjoy a fast-tracked business career that recognises your potential and rewards your ambition. Whether you join our Core Restructuring advisory team or our Special Investigations team, you’ll enjoy a powerful combination of on-the-job learning and structured training – not to mention an impressive client list to work with. You’ll discover a culture that nurtures individuality and an environment where everyone is supported to reach their potential. With us, you’ll always be moving forward.

What does our restructuring advisory team do?

Our restructuring advisory team work with organisations and their advisers, lenders, trustees and creditors to prevent, manage and address issues related to financial difficulty. This could include advice on how to:
• Develop an effective turnaround strategy;
• Manage risk by simplifying corporate structure;
• Review defined benefit pension covenant strength;
• Monitor emerging financial risks;
• Preserve value on distressed real estate projects;
• Realise value and optimise the outcome of a formal insolvency;
• Secure an appropriate funding solution;
• Identify and recover assets after contentious insolvency;
• Navigate an accelerated transaction.

Our Special Investigations Restructuring advisory team focus on contentious insolvency and fraud investigations with a demonstrated history of recovering assets from both the UK and overseas.

Our multi-disciplinary team deal with enforcement actions and local and international asset tracing working with legal advisers and forensic experts to identify and recover assets and to bring claims against those accountable for fraud, misfeasance, or breach of duty. We deal with cross-border issues, complex litigation and numerous contentious issues, as well as liquidations and high-profile bankruptcies.

What can you expect?

RSM’s school leaver programme in restructuring advisory offers top quality career development and the opportunity to learn about different types of businesses from varying industry sectors. The depth of services and clients you’ll be exposed to will help you kick-start your career. You could be working with a wide variety of organisations, including large listed financial institutions, national retail chains, and high- profile charities, as well as some of our international clients that operate throughout the UK and beyond.

At RSM, you’ll be a key member of our team from day one. You’ll get involved in client work very quickly, initially working as part of a larger team before taking on individual responsibility for projects. Once you’ve completed your initial professional qualifications, the complexity of your workload will increase, and you’ll have the opportunity to take on more individual responsibilities and get involved in more challenging issues. With us, you’ll have the space to grow and be challenged. Alongside hands-on experience, you’ll benefit from on-the-job training from more senior members of the team and gain access to our internal training courses that will help you develop in the role. With our support, you’ll become a true trusted adviser to your clients in the future.

When you join this team, you’ll work towards your professional qualifications by completing a 3-year programme. First, you will work towards your CPI qualification followed by the AAT professional qualification.

What we look for

We’re on the lookout for enthusiastic self-starters who are always up for a challenge. We look for school leaver apprentices who are quick to grasp new subjects, have confidence with numbers and great attention to detail. You’ll often need to explain complex financial information, so you’ll need excellent written and verbal communication skills. What separates us from our competitors is the financial acumen we demonstrate, and we expect that right from the start from our people. If that sounds like you, we know you’ll enjoy being part of our team.

Please note for those who perform well throughout our assessment process, should your first preference be unavailable, you could potentially be offered a role in another location or department. This would always be discussed with you in this instance.

RSM will only take one application into consideration per recruitment cycle. We do not accept multiple applications to different vacancies.

Entry requirements:

At RSM, we don't just look for good exam results. We think passion, personality and originality are just as important.

You will need: 112 UCAS (new tariff) across 3 A Levels or 104 (new tariff) across 4 Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers. Please note, RSM does not accept General Studies, AS levels or the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

UCAS changed their points system so under the old tariff it would be 280 or 260 points respectively.

About RSM

As one of the world’s largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, we’ll help you reach your full potential. You’ll work on an impressive client list – from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking.

It's your career. Own it at RSM.

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