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Global Accounting Assistance

To meet capital-raising needs on a global scale, financial statements need to reflect the accounting standards relevant to potential investors and creditors. Financial statements need to be prepared according to local standards, and may need conversion in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles or the International Financial Reporting Standards—or both.

RSM has the global capabilities and commitment to serve multinational organizations like yours. We offer a single point of contact to coordinate the right team of professionals to help you manage your global accounting challenges.

How can we help you?

To discuss how our team can help your business, contact us by phone at 800.274.3978 or

We can assist with numerous global accounting needs, including:

  • Analysis of accounting and reporting implications of capital market transactions.
  • Conversion of financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP) and vice versa.
  • Conversion of statutory financial statements prepared in accordance with local accounting standards to financial statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP or IFRS and vice versa.
  • Assistance with technical accounting matters in accordance with IFRS, including implementation of new accounting standards, accounting for the aforementioned transformative events, and financial statement reporting and preparation.
  • IPO readiness support for foreign companies looking to be added to the U.S. stock exchange and U.S. companies onto foreign exchanges.

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Going public on an accelerated timeline with a conglomerate

How RSM conquered a time crunch in helping a large conglomerate prepare for an initial filing and life as a public company.

  • March 24, 2020

INSIGHT ARTICLE

IFRS 17 Insurance contracts: Deferral to 2023

On March 17, 2020, the IASB approved deferral of the effective date of International Financial Reporting Standard 17 (IFRS 17).

  • March 19, 2020

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Solicitations of interest prior to a registered public offering

A recent SEC Final Rule enables all issuers to engage in “test-the-waters” communications with certain institutional investors.

  • September 27, 2019

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Proposed amendments to disclosure of accounting policies

The IASB recently proposed replacing the reference to “significant” with a requirement to disclose “material” accounting policies.

  • August 19, 2019
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INSIGHT ARTICLE

Are direct listings the latest trend in tech?

Is Slack’s direct listing debut signaling a trend for other technology companies going public? We explore in our Industry Spotlight.

  • August 01, 2019