Russ Rigler

Manager | CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP)

Russ Rigler is a Manager with CLA's Bay Area, California practice and is located in the Walnut Creek office. He has more than ten years of experience working with privately held general contractors and subcontractors ranging from small regional clients to large multi-state and multi-entity corporations. Russ specializes in analysis of complex construction accounting matters, work-in-progress schedule analysis and best practices recommendations, joint venture accounting, and consulting related to implementation of accounting standards and policies.

Russ focuses primarily on financial statement Audits and Reviews for privately held contractors. He also enjoys working on special consulting projects and non-traditional engagements, where he can spend more one-on-one time with his clients and share experience he has gained from years of working with contractors.


This session will provide an understanding of fundamental concepts of construction accounting and auditing. Participants will:

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