Automotive service capabilities


Through RSM’s delivery of a single global audit methodology coupled with leading audit software, including enhanced data analytics tools, RSM automotive audit professionals can assist clients with:

  • Assessment of accounting policies and assistance in optimising policy decisions
  • Transaction related services including valuation and purchase price allocation
  • Assistance in accounting for business combinations
  • Financial statement audit, reviews and compilations
  • Review of technical accounting memoranda and conclusions
  • Employee benefit plan audits
  • Carve out financial statement audits
  • On-call technical accounting consulting
  • Review of ongoing revenue recognition
  • Spearhead the organisation’s efforts in preparation of Forms 10-Qs and Form 10-K


RSM’s tax professionals have a keen awareness of the issues facing automotive suppliers and original equipment suppliers globally and can provide insights involving:

  • Domestic federal and international tax structuring
  • U.S. domestic tax credits ASC 740 services
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Credits and incentives
  • Expatriate compliance and planning
  • Global compliance and statutory reporting
  • International tax services and structuring
  • IRS and state and local audit defence
  • M&A diligence and planning
  • Sales and use tax planning
  • State and local tax issues
  • Tax co-sourcing and compliance
  • Transfer pricing documentation and planning
  • Unclaimed property
  • Tax technology selection and optimisation services
  • Indirect tax recovery


RSM’s consulting specialists offer a wide array of services squarely focused on issues and topics that are front and centre to the automotive industry.  Whether working with technology or management consultants, privacy and security experts, or transaction advisory specialists, RSM is positioned to support the specific needs of the automotive industry in the areas of:

  • Breach response
  • Business valuation
  • Business process assessment and improvement
  • Business intelligence
  • Cash management
  • IT services (ERP and CRM, business intelligence and IT strategy)
  • Acquisition integration support
  • Performance improvement (corporate)
  • Operational audits (unit level / supply chain)
  • Financial accounting outsourcing
  • Fraud detection and prevention
  • Inventory management and controls
  • Internal audit services
  • IPO readiness
  • Lease due diligence, administration and advisory services
  • Litigation and dispute advisory
  • M&A advisory and due diligence
  • PCI compliance
  • Security and privacy risk mitigation
  • SOX compliance and international control consulting
  • Tenant lease audits
  • Technical accounting consulting
  • Managed IT services
  • Digital transformation
  • ERP assessment and implementation