Bret Rutter CPA, Partner

Partner, Moss Adams, LLP

Bret has practiced public accounting since 1996, providing assurance and consulting services to a variety of privately held clients primarily in the construction and real estate industries. In 2005 Bret joined Moss Adams LLP’s national office, where he helps develop and monitor the assurance practice, providing technical consultations on complex audit and accounting matters. His area of expertise include business combinations, intangible assets and goodwill, variable interest entities, lease accounting, and percentage of completion revenue recognition.

Bret focuses on emerging issues and changes in professional standards that impact the firm’s private company clients and regularly drafts comment letters on behalf of the firm. Additionally, Bret contributed to the AICPA’s Financial Reporting Executive Committee comment letter on FASB’s proposed revison to revenue recognition. He is a contributing reviewer to the AICPA’s Audit and Accounting Guide for Construction Contractors and sits on the Construction Financial Management Association National Emerging Issues Committee.

Bret works directly with various leaders in the firm to evaluate and adapt policies and practices in light of changing accounting standards, regulations, and other circumstances. He also participates in the firm’s internal inspections of practice offices and assists in designing, preparing, and delivering continuing education programs at all levels both internally and externally. Bret is also highly involved in assessing and implementing technology resources used to deliver client services throughout the firm’s assurance practice.