Sarah Waddington joins RSM as partner

23 May 2024 Consultancy.uk 1 min. read
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The UK wing of RSM has appointed specialist Sarah Waddington as a partner in its consulting team. Specialising in financial reporting, she brings a quarter-century of experience to the role.

Lee Marshall, partner and head of accounting and business advisory at RSM UK, said, “The modern business landscape is constantly evolving, and with new accounting standards to keep on top of, it can be overwhelming for some organisations to get to grips with the various changes. Sarah’s proven track record in financial reporting, means she will be a valuable member of the team in helping our clients stay ahead of the curve.”

Waddington arrives with over 25 years of experience in financial reporting to RSM. She is an expert at supporting clients through disruptive events such as acquisitions, restructurings, corporate simplifications and cash extractions, providing technical and strategic guidance, whilst delivering tailored solutions.

Sarah Waddington joins RSM as partner

Most recently, she worked with Big Four firm Deloitte, where she built and led the corporate accounting advisory team. Earlier, she also held a similar role at KPMG. During these engagements, she developed an in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP) in the UK and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and has worked closely with companies that report under these guidelines, including listed and privately owned businesses and private equity-backed groups.

Waddington added, “I’m thrilled to be joining RSM at this pivotal time. I’m passionate about getting to the bottom of the unique challenges that businesses face and supporting companies in navigating increasingly complex financial reporting and regulatory requirements.”

As a global network of accounting and consulting firms, RSM is the seventh largest professional services group operating in the UK. The firm offers a wide array of services, including assurance and advisory assistance spanning internal audit, technology risk, financial services compliance and international development funding.