In the newly-created role, McAllister will lead RSM’s payroll services offering at its Grangemouth and Belfast offices – supporting the wider practice of seven payroll centre across the UK.
According to the firm, 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, McAllister brings a “wealth of expertise to the role”.
He 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.
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.”
McAllister 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.”