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Industry-specific, integrated services for financial institutions

Finance executives face a challenging climate, with very little room for error to balance increased compliance demands and the need to sustain growth. With more than 85 years of experience serving over 1,500 financial institutions across the country, we develop solutions to assist financial institutions in today’s challenging economic environment. From accounting and tax to specialized risk management and consulting services, our industry specialists serve banks and savings institutions, trust organizations, credit unions, mortgage companies, and finance and leasing companies.

Our professionals are committed to adding value to your organization, applying a strategic approach to process, performance, security, risk and project management to support your business strategy and growth goals. With a staff of former bankers, OCC examiners, CROs, CFOs, CIOs and chief auditors, we understand your concerns and address them by holistically evaluating your institution’s needs and aspirations. This depth of skills is spread across each of the solutions we provide.

Featured Insights

Audit Committee Guide for Financial Institutions

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Audit Committee Guide for Financial Institutions

Our new Audit Committee Guide for Financial Institutions offers practical guidance on your audit committee's full range of responsibilities

WHITE PAPER

RSM 2015 Loan Loss Reserve Survey

RSM’s 2015 Annual Loan Loss Survey presents financial institutions with data to help gauge their loan loss reserves compared to their peers.

  • February 04, 2016

Most Recent Insights

COMPLIANCE NEWS

New customer due diligence requirements

BSA and AML ramifications of new customer due diligence requirements for financial institutions.

  • May 23, 2016

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS INSIGHTS

Is your internal audit of BSA/AML doing all it should?

How financial institutions can gain comfort that the internal audit provides appropriate testing of their BSA/AML function and activities.

  • Rob Farling, Sonja Kriegsmann, Nick Mustafa
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  • May 16, 2016

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

FASB delays effective date of pending ASU on credit losses by one year

Recently, the FASB decided to delay the effective date of its forthcoming ASU on the impairment of financial instruments.

  • April 29, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Bank-owned life insurance—Time to rethink conventional wisdom?

Banks have long recognized the tax advantages of BOLI, but may want to consider a new approach to policy selection and design.

  • Charlie Ratner
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  • April 11, 2016

CASE STUDY

A turnkey outsourced accounting solution for a receivables portfolio

How RSM helped a joint venture receivables portfolio meet strict accounting and reporting needs through a sophisticated outsourced solution.

  • March 22, 2016

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS INSIGHTS

COSO can help growing banks realize key internal controls efficiencies

With banks growing again, they may face FDICIA and SOX compliance hurdles. See how COSO-driven internal controls help ready them for both.

  • Dharmesh Choksey
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  • March 17, 2016

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS INSIGHTS

Are you optimizing your AML controls to keep them aligned with your risks?

Learn how financial institutions can improve results and realize efficiencies by regularly tuning their AML controls to align them with their risks.

  • Christopher Dick, Rob Farling, Nick Mustafa
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  • March 10, 2016

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Investment advisers face new Bank Secrecy Act anti-money laundering rules

Learn about the new Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering rules that investment advisers will soon face.

  • Rob Farling, Christopher Dick
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  • March 01, 2016

Events/Webcasts

IN-PERSON EVENT

RSM’s 40th Annual National Credit Union Conference

  • October 06, 2016

IN-PERSON EVENT

2016 Financial Institution Strategic Forum

  • May 05, 2016

RECORDED WEBCAST

Regulatory compliance webcast series - Spring 2016

  • March 30, 2016

RECORDED WEBCAST

Regulatory compliance webcast series - Fall 2015

  • December 10, 2015

Newsletters

Financial Institution Insights
delivers news and information critical to community banking professionals. The bi-monthly newsletter tackles issues ranging from IT security to regulatory compliance to operational improvement.

Compliance News
Compliance news for the banking and investment industry. Gain insights about the latest compliance news and how it will affect your business.