RSM New Zealand

Audit and assurance

Led by six passionate audit partners with a team of more than 50 full-time specialist auditors.   Audit and assurance is our speciality.  

All our team members are selected and trained not only to have excellent technical skills but also to work alongside and assist clients in a friendly helpful manner.  

We have a long and active direct involvement in audit and assurance standard setting both in New Zealand and internationally ensuring we remain at the forefront of developments, giving you the assurance we comply with the highest professional standards.

  • All our audit partners are recognised as Qualified Auditors under the new financial reporting legislation.

All our audit partners are:

  • Licenced to sign audit reports of FMC reporting entity clients

All our audit partners are:

  • Approved Auditors of the Office of the Auditor General

We understand that some clients perceive an audit as being stressful, even adversarial.  That's before they have experienced an RSM audit.   While committed to being thorough, the RSM team aims to make the audit a positive and beneficial experience for all concerned.

How can we help you?

Contact us by phone 0800 774 623 or submit your questions, comments, or proposal requests.

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Charity and the language we use…

What’s in a word or a phrase?  Well sometimes a lot.  Whether we appreciate it or not much of the language we use carries considerable extra weight and meaning due to history, perceptions, and baggage connected with it.   
12 September 2017
Charity and the language we use…

PBE Accounting Standards Adoption –The good, the bad, and the ugly

New Zealand is now two years into our new accounting framework for Public Benefit Entities being applicable.  So how has it gone?  What has the experience been to date?  What can we learn from the adoption so far?
29 May 2017
PBE Accounting Standards Adoption –The good, the bad, and the ugly

Fundraising Magazine - PBE Accounting Standards Adoption

Fundraising New Zealand magazine has been New Zealand's premiere independent monthly subscriber publication for the not-for-profit sector, and associated support organisations and individuals, since 2002.
29 May 2017

Narrow-scope amendments to the presentation of financial statements for for-profit entities

An initiative was launched internationally to explore how disclosures in IFRS can be amended to improve the way in which information is disclosed and presented in financial statements. Narrow-scope amendments to IAS 1 were issued by the IASB and approved by the NZASB for use in NZ IFRS.
10 May 2017
Narrow-scope amendments to the presentation of financial statements for for-profit entities

Bouquets, brickbats, and making your financial statements more beautiful?

So, you are a small to medium size charity, (Tier 3 or 4 PBE) and you have transitioned to the new simple format reporting. 
3 May 2017
Bouquets, brickbats, and making your financial statements more beautiful?

Charities Guidance

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand offer technical support for Charities learn more here The overview below is a helpful way of understanding the basics
19 January 2017
Charities Guidance

Will Cotton

Audit Senior - Auckland Central The secondment programme is an opportunity to broaden horizons, experience new cultures and different ways of working, and develop a deeper understanding of our clients’ businesses.
19 December 2016

What’s your plan for next year?

It’s nearly the end of another year (Wow!  How did that happen so fast??).  As such, it is a useful time to pause and think about what you want to achieve with your organisation next year. 
6 December 2016
What’s your plan for next year?

Accounting for Heritage Assets - why and how?

Question: How do you value a church or a museum collection?
29 November 2016

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