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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.

most recent insights

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
Are direct listings the latest trend in tech?

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

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Proposed amendments to accounting for deferred tax

Recent proposed amendments clarify how companies account for deferred tax on leases and decommissioning obligations.

  • July 30, 2019

FINANCIAL REPORTING INSIGHTS

Proposed amendments address interest rate benchmark uncertainty

Proposed amendments would modify specific hedge accounting requirements for interest rate benchmark uncertainty.

  • May 14, 2019

INSIGHT ARTICLE

IPO readiness: 5 questions life sciences companies should consider

How can life sciences companies looking to go public position themselves for success? It’s all about setting the stage early on.

  • May 14, 2019
The state of tech: From seed investment to IPO

INSIGHT ARTICLE

The state of tech: From seed investment to IPO

What’s in store for emerging middle market tech companies related to investment, growth and exits? Executives and investors share insights.

  • May 07, 2019

RECORDED WEBCAST

Is your company ready for an IPO?

Is your company ready for an IPO? Attend this webcast for accounting, tax and financial reporting perspective.

  • April 09, 2019