Restructuring Advisory Assistant Placement
Apply by: 31.01.2022
South East +3
Restructuring Advisory – start shaping your business career
Join RSM’s restructuring advisory team on a 12-month paid placement as part of your sandwich degree course and discover what it’s really like to work in business. Gain hands-on experience, build a network of contacts and get advice from our expert mentors.
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. If you perform well, you could be given the opportunity to join one of our Graduate training programmes that will help you kick-start your business career. With us, you’ll always be moving forward.
What does our Restructuring Advisory team do?
Our Core 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?
At RSM, you’ll get involved in client work very quickly, and get the chance to learn about different types of businesses from varying industry sectors. Our placement programme in restructuring advisory offers top quality career development. You will experience working in the restructuring advisory team alongside current trainees and experienced members of the firm.
The depth of services and clients you’ll be exposed to early on will help you jump-start your accountancy career. When you join our team, you’ll enjoy a powerful combination of on-the-job learning and structured training that will help you develop in the role. 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.
What we look for
We’re on the lookout for enthusiastic self-starters who are quick to learn and always up for a challenge. You’ll be working on a wide variety of projects, so it’s important that you’re adaptable and highly organised. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential as you’ll be communicating at all levels, often explaining complex information both in meetings and in written reports. We also look for team players who enjoy interacting with others and are curious about how businesses work.
If that sounds like you, we know you’ll enjoy being part of our team.
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 Highers/Advanced Highers or an equivalent level of study (excluding AS levels and general studies);
- A predicted honours degree.
UCAS changed their points system so under the old tariff it would be 280 or 260 points respectively.
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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