RSM appoints new regional head of payroll outsourcing

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Michael McAllister as its regional head of payroll outsourcing in Scotland and Northern Ireland. 

In the newly-created role, Michael will lead RSM’s payroll services offering at its Grangemouth and Belfast offices – supporting the wider practice of seven payroll centres across the UK. 

With more than a decade’s experience, including building a team at Mazars’s in Glasgow from a standing start to 14 staff and working at accountancy firms Scott Moncrieff and Tenon as a UK payroll specialist, Michael brings a wealth of expertise to the role. 

In his new role, Michael will work with RSM’s UK partner for payroll and HR services, Steve Sweetlove, and lead a team of 30 across the firm’s operations in Grangemouth and Belfast.  

Steve Sweetlove said: ‘We continue to invest on our HR and outsourcing offering to ensure we offer something different, and effective, for our clients. We are ambitious, and plan to enhance our payroll offering to strengthen our capability to support middle market business across the UK with bespoke, flexible services to suit the needs of each organisation.’

Michael added: ‘I’m looking forward to delivering on those aims in Scotland and Northern Ireland. I’m passionate about what RSM is trying to achieve and this is a great opportunity to join a growing firm with exciting plans.’