RSM New Zealand

Transaction advisory services

At RSM New Zealand, our transaction advisory specialists understand how multiple factors and tensions can come into play when dealing with complex business deals. We’re here to offer the practical and innovative transaction advisory solutions required to minimise risks and maximise returns for your business.

We have a proven track record of providing expert transaction services to businesses forming a strategic alliance, completing acquisitions, raising/investing capital or releasing funds through a sale or restructuring. For more information about our full range of transaction advisory services, phone 0800 774 623 or use our online contact form.

Our transaction advisory services include


Payroll services

It can be a chore to accurately process your payroll on time. Our extensive payroll services can help reduce this stress and give you the freedom to focus on running your business.

Our payroll specialists have a wealth of knowledge and expertise across a range of industries – partnering with corporate clients of all sizes to develop payroll systems that work for them.

RSM New Zealand’s payroll services can help you remove the hassle of processing your payroll by using an external, computerised, end-to-end process, as well as supporting you with up-to-date information and advice relating to payroll legislation and employee entitlements.

Valuation services

Do you know how much your business is worth? With several approaches to valuing a business, you may consider discounted cashflow variation and earnings-based valuation. But no approach is absolute and without limitation.

No matter the reason for requiring a business valuation, RSM New Zealand delivers professional valuation services that help you work out which is the most appropriate valuation approach. Our highly skilled specialists work with you in order to get a full understanding of your business and provide you with an impartial, objective valuation.

Using our free Business Capitalisation Rate Calculator, you’ll be able to identify and assess risks in your business that could impact a valuation. It’s a 10-question survey that will take a minute to complete, so you’re fully informed when it comes to finding out what your business is worth.

Standard Terms and Conditions - RSM New Zealand

Please note this document is only applicable to the trading entities RSM New Zealand (Auckland) and RSM New Zealand (Auckland North).  If you are an audit client through RSM Hayes Audit, you will be provided with a separate document outlining your engagement terms

Business vehicles - lease or buy?

If you are considering buying a new vehicle for your business and require finance, you have a choice of two options: to lease or buy the new vehicle.

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

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.
A spotlight on transport

A spotlight on transport

Profit margin is a measure used to define job effectiveness.  Third party logistics (3PL) companies remain relevant and competitive by being cost effective.  Longer route times, trickier cargo and an increase in customer demand around time and cost have driven the need for 3PL companies to collaborate for effective solutions.
A spotlight on transport

Governance 101

At RSM we love to share good ideas, innovation, and helpful resources. The team at Sport NZ are in our view leaders in providing useful information and educational material to sports organisations. However much of this good information equally translates to valuable resources for the wider NFP/Charitable sector.
Merger Delivers Growth for RSM in New Zealand

Merger Delivers Growth for RSM in New Zealand

The merger of chartered accounting firms RSM and Nexia New Zealand’s Auckland operations will deliver a stronger, mid-market offering in accounting and business solutions.
New Trends in Financial Reporting – Integrated Reporting

New Trends in Financial Reporting – Integrated Reporting

In an earlier article we have previously written about new trends influencing financial reporting including the concept of Integrated Reporting. 
Innovation a mainstay in modern business  

Innovation a mainstay in modern business  

Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organisation, no longer relegated to the back-burner, innovation has now become a necessity in modern day business. Whether you are looking to streamline processes and procedures or embarking on transforming your ideas into reality, being innovative is an important ingredient when
Nicola Hammond promoted to Partner

Strength in leadership and diversity at RSM

Announcement of Nicola Hammond as Partner at the Auckland office on 1 April 2016 brings ratio of female partners to 21% across the group

What a holiday - Holiday Pay taxed as salary/wages or as an extra pay?

It appears there has been some confusion among taxpayers when it comes to classifying holiday pay as either salary/wages or as an extra pay for the purposes of deducting PAYE. This was not helped by incorrect material published on the IRD website.
Who holds the keys to change?

Who holds the keys to change?

Getting change to occur in any organisation is difficult. Often it seems even more so in the NFP/charity sector. We explore some of the reasons why and seek to answer the question; “Who holds the most effective keys to facilitating change.” Background
Impact of New Zealand's financial reporting changes

Impact of New Zealand's financial reporting changes

There has been huge change in financial reporting legislation in New Zealand in recent years. A direct result is different financial reporting and assurance requirements for different types of entities going forward.
Your organisation is at risk from fraud!

Your organisation is at risk from fraud!

Hopefully that headline gets your attention. Sadly in our experience as auditors this statement is true. We are yet to find the perfectly protected organisation when it comes to fraud risk. However there are some basic things any organisation can do to help protect itself.
What you need to know about share based payments

What you need to know about share based payments

A key challenge for owners big and small is how best to keep the attention and motivation of management aligned with those of the board and ultimately the owners of a company.