Moss Adams admits new partner
Moss Adams admits new partner to the Silicon Valley office
SEATTLE, Sept. 6, 2018—Moss Adams, one of the largest accounting, consulting and wealth management firms in the nation, announced Sarah Ratra as a new partner in the technology and life sciences practice.
“We’re very excited to have Sarah join our team,” said Bill Kelleher, Silicon Valley partner in charge. “Her experience will be a valuable asset to our clients.”
Ratra has practiced public accounting since 1999. She consults clients in the application and implementation of new accounting policies and technical guidance in compliance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) 404 and US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) requirements.
Ratra’s expertise includes working with venture funds and management companies, focusing on investment valuation and other complex accounting issues. She has led numerous initial public offerings and merger and acquisition activities, including due diligence and related accounting and SEC reporting.
Ratra works with venture capital firms and technology companies, ranging from emerging start-ups to multinational public entities in various sectors—such as biotechnology, medical devices, software and internet.
“I’m fortunate to join Moss Adams,” said Ratra. “Companies are facing many new regulatory changes and reporting requirements, and I look forward to helping clients navigate these challenges, implement new accounting policies and succeed in a rapidly evolving market.”