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Rahul Gupta

Rahul Gupta

Grant Thornton LLP
Partner, National Professional Standards Group
Chicago, IL, USA


Rahul is a Partner in the National Professional Standards Group (NPSG) of Grant Thornton LLP. Rahul assists engagement teams and clients with technical accounting issues and monitors current accounting developments, under both U.S. GAAP and IFRS. Rahul is also involved in developing firm’s thought leadership on accounting issues, including liaising with Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), AICPA and Securities and Exchange Commission.

Rahul has more than seventeen years of public accounting experience in the United States and India. Rahul was a staff member at FASB from August 2011 through January 2016, where he provided technical depth and practical insight to assist the FASB in improving U.S. GAAP. Prior to joining the FASB, he was a senior manager in the firm’s NPSG, where he assisted engagement teams and firm’s clients with technical accounting issues. Prior to joining the NPSG, Rahul worked in the firm’s Dallas audit practice.

In India, Rahul started his career working in the audit practice of Grant Thornton International’s Indian member firm in New Delhi focusing on clients that reported under U.S. GAAP.

Professional certifications and membership

Certified Public Accountant–Illinois

Chartered Accountant–India

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Education and certifications

Rahul holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Agra University, India, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Information System Audit from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Contact details

Grant Thornton Tower, 171 N. Clark Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60601

T: 312.602.8084; C: 214.606.0241; E: rahul.gupta@us.gt.com

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