New NI Financial Shared Service Centre to create 24 jobs

  • Consulting services provider, RSM has established a Financial Shared Service Centre (FSSC) in Belfast as part of a £1.3m investment, creating 24 jobs.

    The centre will provide outsourced financial services to the company’s UK and international clients, including financial processing, bookkeeping, reporting and analytics services.

    Once in place, the jobs are expected to generate over £650,000 in additional annual salaries.

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    Suzanne Willmott, associate director at RSM said: “A key part of our growth strategy is to increase our global service capabilities and this new FSSC centre in Belfast will be crucial to this.

    “We are always striving to better understand our clients’ requirements and know that there is a need to simplify, standardise and automate financial processes. This is especially important with the challenges businesses are facing at the moment.

    "The new team in Belfast will mean we can now offer a complete end-to-end outsourced service to our global RSM clients through our NetSuite platform, and emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA)."

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    Invest NI has offered the company £98,400 of support towards the creation of the new jobs, which include a finance operations manager and a range of financial bookkeeping specialist roles.

    George McKinney, Invest NI’s director of technology and services, said: “Northern Ireland’s financial and professional services sector has a strong global reputation, with Belfast ranked as the world’s top destination for financial technology investment projects."

    Recruitment is underway and the centre’s teams continue to successfully deliver bookkeeping and management reporting services remotely from home.

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