Paul Charron, CPA
Paul Charron is a partner in the Walnut Creek, Calif., office of Novogradac & Company LLP. He specializes in accounting and auditing in the real estate and renewable energy industries. His experience includes accounting and auditing of affordable housing developments, real estate partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures for real estate developers, employee benefit plans and broker/dealers. Mr. Charron frequently consults with clients on unusual or complex accounting issues. Within the renewable energy industry, he has experience providing accounting and business advisory services to developers, syndicators and institutional investors on developments that use the investment tax credit (ITC) and the production tax credit (PTC). He also serves as technical editor for the firm’s GAAP for Tax Credit Investments handbook. Before joining Novogradac & Company, Mr. Charron was an audit senior manager with Ernst & Young LLP, where he served technology companies, and was an audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Toronto, Canada, where he served a variety of clients in the technology, retail and consumer products, and real estate and tourism industries. Mr. Charron also worked in Switzerland and the Caribbean while at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He has significant SEC reporting experience, including periodic filings, mergers and acquisitions, and initial public offerings. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada, and a master of accountancy degree from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He is licensed in California, Delaware, Washington and Oregon as a certified public accountant.