Complex Accounting and Financial Reporting

It can be challenging to allocate in-house resources to manage the research, resolutions and documentation of complex accounting matters. From debt and equity financing to financial instruments and derivatives, not all middle market companies have the in-house resources to address these concerns.

Our dedicated team of advisors and industry specialists can help you navigate these challenges. They can help prepare financial statements, identify consolidation models, draft responses to SEC comment letters and serve as on-call advisors. Let RSM professionals help support your accounting and reporting needs.

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:

  • Accounting for complex debt and equity financings, debt modifications, financial instruments and derivatives
  • Responses to SEC comment letters
  • Impairment analyses for both goodwill and long-lived assets
  • Analysis of share-based payments
  • Selection of the reporting currency and the analysis of foreign currency transactions
  • Identification of appropriate consolidation models including consideration of variable interest or voting interest entities
  • Audit readiness support – Preparation of financial statements and disclosures, identification of weaknesses, audit support for complex accounting matters
  • On-call advisory services
  • Outsourced financial accounting support  

most recent insights


Cybersecurity considerations and trends for board and audit committees

With cybersecurity posing threats to businesses, boards must work with management to gain insight into risks and appropriate protections.

  • November 12, 2019


2019 Effective Date Reminder

Our Effective Date Reminder lists pronouncements issued as of Nov. 1, 2019, which became effective on or after Jan. 1, 2019.

  • November 04, 2019


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


Proposed accounting guidance for the effects of reference rate reform

FASB’s proposal on accounting for changes to certain contracts and hedging relationships affected by reference rate reform.

  • September 25, 2019


Proposed guidance related to classifying debt as current or noncurrent

FASB’s revised proposal on classifying debt as current or noncurrent based on the contractual terms of the debt at the balance-sheet date.

  • September 25, 2019


Proposed updated statistical disclosures for banks, savings and loans

The SEC recently issued a proposed rule to update required statistical disclosures for bank and savings and loans registrants.

  • September 20, 2019