Tessa is a partner with Grant Thornton’s Tax Reporting and Advisory Services (TRA) practice. She has worked in Grant Thornton’s Los Angeles office for twelve years and has experience in both the audit and tax fields.
Tessa assists her clients with corporate tax compliance and consulting matters, tax accounting method planning, reviewing general tax-planning strategies, IRS audit defense, purchase accounting and accounting for income taxes. She has worked with public- and private-sector companies, focusing on the preparation and/or review of their financial accounting for income taxes (ASC740) and accounting for uncertainty in income taxes, serving both international and domestic clients.
Over her twelve years, Tessa has served clients in a broad range of industries including retail, food and beverage, manufacturing, service, media and entertainment, but her main focus is in the technology industry. Tessa leads the digital media industry group for California. She serves clients in various positions in their life cycle from start-up to IPO, selling the business, or expanding into new markets to name a few.