Robert C. Charles

Dr. Robert Charles
Adjunct Professor of Accounting

Dr. Robert C. Charles is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of N.C. and S.C. and has a Juris Doctorate degree from the Charlotte School of Law. He spent much of his earlier career working in local and regional CPA Firms in the North and South Carolina. His public accounting experience includes work at: PWC PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP; Grant Thornton, LLP; WebsterRogers, LLP, Greer & Walker, LLP; Potter & Company, LLP; and other firms.

His audit and attestation experience includes serving on external audit teams for the S.C. State Housing Authority, the City of Columbia, various school districts, and other public entities. His tax compliance and consulting experience includes tax consulting and advisory for various hotels, restaurants, real estate companies, manufacturers and distributors, and professional service companies. His fractional CFO and Controller roles spanned multi-million dollar non-profit organizations from Columbia, S.C. to Charlotte, N.C. and others in California and New York.

Following his time in public accounting firms, he served as the CFO and Controller for a number of large healthcare, non-profit, and governmental organizations in the Carolinas and southeast. He is currently the founder and principal shareholder of Robert Charles, CPA, P.A. and provides consulting services to various entities on tax and accounting matters. He is currently published in the NC CPA Interim Report and the SC CPA Magazine and frequently speaks at CPA Conferences on Professional Development and other technical accounting and tax subjects. He has served as an adjunct accounting professor at Columbia College, Johnson C. Smith University, Midlands Technical College and other institutions of higher education.


 B.B.A. Francis Marion University 
 M.B.A. Winthrop University
 J.D. Charlotte School of Law (Charlotte, NC) Juris Doctorate


Financial Accounting
GAAP, Audit & Attestation Services
Tax Compliance and Consulting Business Structure 
Corporate Finance CFO and Controller Services
HR, IT, and Procurement 
Non-Profit and Government Administration