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Brett  Rhodes

Brett Rhodes

Ernst & Young
Senior Manager, Americas Financial Accounting & Advisory Services
Dallas, TX, USA


  • Senior Manager in the Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) practice based in Dallas, focusing on various technical accounting topics and practice development.
  • Joined Ernst & Young in 2005, spending seven years in the Assurance practice in Fort Worth and then subsequently joining the Americas National Professional Practice Accounting group in New York City, spending three years there before returning to client service in the Dallas FAAS practice in 2015.
  • BBA and Masters of Accountancy from Abilene Christian University, CPA (Texas and New York), member of the AICPA and Fort Worth chapter of the TSCPA.


  • Deep knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS in numerous technical accounting topics, such as share-based payments, earnings per share, deferred compensation, retirement and postemployment benefits, business combinations, financial instruments, leases, income taxes and revenue recognition.
  • Experience in a variety of industries, including energy, retail & consumer products, aerospace & defense, real estate, and asset management.

Professional experience

  • Led audits of financial statements and internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) for clients in a variety of industries in the assurance practice.
  • Significant involvement in resolving technical accounting questions and consultations for hundreds of clients, including Fortune 100 companies and Global 360 accounts spanning a variety of industries and across all regions within the Americas.
  • Author of EY thought leadership publications, including To The Point, Audit Matters, Financial Reporting Briefs, Corporate Reporting Update, and Financial Reporting Developments.

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