PracticeAccounting FirmsRSM appoints new head of construction

RSM appoints new head of construction

Kelly Boorman, who is based in Nottingham, will be responsible for leading RSM's 40-strong senior team providing advice and support to the construction sector

RSM has appointed Kelly Boorman as its head of construction.

Boorman, who is based in Nottingham, will be responsible for leading the firm’s 40-strong senior team providing advice and support to the construction sector which accounts for around 10% of RSM’s UK business.

Boorman has been a partner at RSM since 2012 and has 20 years professional practice experience advising the construction sector.

A trained accountant, Boorman acts for a large number of main and sub-contractors operating both in the UK and internationally and her role involves helping businesses to plan for the future, getting ready for succession and operating in new markets.

She also advises many owner-managed businesses on the challenges that they face around working capital requirements, operational structures and maximising the use of their finance function to support growth.

Commenting on her appointment, Boorman said: “RSM has recently invested significantly in its construction sector team, bringing in QS, risk advisory, internal audit and bid management talent from across the industry. This has boosted the team, enhanced our service offering and given us fresh insight into the current challenges facing many businesses in this sector.”

RSM’s construction team sits within the firm’s national real estate and construction sector group led by Howard Freedman.

This is the second major real estate appointment within the profession this week after BDO named Russell Field, a UK audit partner, as global head of real estate and construction at the firm. RSM’s

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