The Consulting team at RSM Ireland, the 8th largest accounting and advisory firm in Ireland, have been announced as winners at the 2019 Irish Accountancy Awards. RSM Ireland beat off stiff competition to claim the award for ‘Advisory Team of the Year’ at the event, which took place in the Mansion House, Dublin.
Established in January 2017, the Consulting arm of the firm has experienced exponential growth and now generate 25% of the firm’s fees.
The Unit has grown by 278% in the last two years, and now comprises of a team of 53 professionals with diverse backgrounds, including business, finance, engineering, law, IT, science and HR.
The focus of the Unit is on delivering tangible solutions and outcomes for clients, which include Public Service, middle market, Foreign Direct Investment and Corporate organisations.
RSM is the 8th largest accounting and advisory firm in Ireland, specialising in providing audit, tax, consulting services and transaction advice. Established in 1987, it is the biggest first-generation accounting firm in Ireland, and is one of the fastest growing firms serving the midmarket. It was named ‘Practice of the Year’ and ‘Large Practice of the Year’ in the 2018 Irish Accountancy Awards.
Commenting on the announcement, Founding and Managing Partner, John Glennon said, “We are delighted to be awarded ‘Advisory Team of the Year’ at the 2019 Irish Accountancy Awards. The event is a benchmark for excellence in the accounting profession of Ireland and this accolade is a testament to the hard work of our Consultancy team. We have built a team with different qualifications as we recognise that this approach enriches the overall team structure and ultimately benefits our clients. Our growth to date has been exceptional and we hope to continually grow and help our clients achieve their ambitions.”
Catherine Corcoran Gearty, Head of RSM Ireland’s Consulting Unit said, “It was a privilege to be shortlisted alongside such esteemed organisations, and we are very proud to be singled out for this prestigious award. It has truly been a phenomenal year for our Consultancy team. Over the last two years the team has grown by 278% and we have demonstrated year-on-year growth, so winning this award really means so much as recognition for the hard work and commitment of our team and the excellent standard of service and advice which they deliver to our clients.”
The Irish Accountancy Awards recognises excellence in the accountancy profession in Ireland. It awards firms based on their performance over the past 12 months and how they have added significant value and competitive advantage to their client organisations.