Who are we?

RSM team
RSM Hayes Audit is a New Zealand owned and operated specialist audit and assurance practice led by 7 audit partners, an associate director and 8 audit managers and our talented team giving us a total of about 60 full-time specialist audit and assurance professionals. We are based in Newmarket, Auckland.

With the strength of the RSM New Zealand group and with the assistance of RSM International we are ideally placed to deliver business expertise throughout Auckland and across New Zealand.
Expert. Thorough. Helpful. Practical. And giving good value.

These are all descriptors of how we provide audit and assurance services to our clients. We deliver on our promises, openly communicating any issues, observations, and conclusions with management and governing bodies. Our overall aim is to see our clients succeed and thrive.

All our team members are selected and trained not only to have excellent technical accounting and audit skills but also to work alongside and assist clients in a friendly, helpful manner.

Who are our clients?

In short, as we like to say, our clients are a "Snapshot of New Zealand". Our diverse portfolio encompasses clients of all shapes and sizes, involved in all walks of our society.

Commercial Sector

including public companies and other issuers, large private companies and many SMEs in a diverse range of sectors including manufacturing, IT, health, distribution, retail, property syndicates, and real estate.

Public Sector (audited on behalf of the Auditor-General)

including a number of primary, intermediate and secondary schools as well as some central and local government-related entities.

Not-for-profit Sector

including numerous charities, incorporated societies, philanthropic organizations and trusts with some particular expertise in entities associated with health, sport, and education.

Who are we looking for?

If you have a sound academic track record, are looking to become CA or CPA qualified, are a great communicator who enjoys meeting and working with people, can think on your feet, don’t mind “getting your hands dirty” and love being a part of a true team environment, then we are looking for...

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Available Positions

Strong team culture 

People aren’t just important to our business …they ARE our business!

That’s right – our success as a firm is determined by having talented, engaged, well-trained people working together for the common cause of serving our clients. Having a strong culture is key to our people strategy. Our culture is built on our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence and Stewardship. We focus on building a strong team culture at the very start of your career with RSM. 

Employee centric work environment 

We will make you feel welcome. At RSM we have an open door policy, which means you can approach anyone within the firm without fear. We also have a business casual work policy, allowing our team the opportunity to dress for their day. 

Key focus on learning and development

Our training combines the benefits of having leading-edge RSM global training structured programmes, with the flexibility of tailored local training programmes delivered by experienced trainers. We also understand the importance of you gaining your professional qualifications and have a very successful support programme to help you get there. 

By investing in our people, we believe this not only makes a fundamental contribution to your career but ensures we deliver for our clients too. 

Social experience 

We appreciate that we also need time to re-energise and balance our hard work with time away from client work. So when it’s time to relax, we take that seriously too! Having fun and socialising is an important part of our culture. There are a wide range of social events meaning there is plenty for you to get involved in which provide the opportunity to build strong connections and friendships across the RSM family. 

Growth opportunity 

We want to part of your journey. Growing your career at RSM will provide opportunities for you to develop personally and professionally. Regular coaching and mentoring will ensure we are able to offer help and advice to ensure you achieve your career goals. We also tap into the RSM global family to facilitate overseas secondments for people who have shown the ability and desire to represent Aotearoa on the world stage, while also developing their professional and life skills.


No two days are the same. Our breadth of clients offer the unique opportunity to learn and understand different organisations such as charities, Not-For- Profits, small to medium sized businesses and larger corporates..