Robert E. Faulkner, CPA/ABV/CFF, CIRA
Bob is the corporate president of Faulkner and Thompson, P.A. and partner in charge of the firm's audit, assurance and consulting services. He also heads up the firm's forensic and insolvency accounting services, litigation support services and business valuation practice. He assists our clients with audit and assurance services, insolvency accounting, forensic accounting, litigation support, business valuations and management consulting.
In addition to his membership in the AICPA and SC Association of CPA's (SCACPA), Bob is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA). He is a past member and past chairman of the SCACPA Business Valuation/Litigation Services Committee and previously served on the SCACPA Board of Directors, the Finance Committee and Technical Standards Committee.
Bob is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) through the AICPA. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. His experience providing forensic and investigatory services covers a variety of service areas including forensic analysis, fraud prevention, fraud detection and response, financial statement misrepresentation, employee dishonesty, identification of fraudulent conveyance and asset recovery.
Bob has extensive experience with bankruptcy and insolvency accounting. He has also worked with troubled businesses outside of bankruptcy. In 2000, the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors announced Bob's certification as a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA). He has assisted U.S. Panel Trustees and attorneys within the North Carolina and South Carolina Bankruptcy Courts. His professional experience in this area covers a variety of issues including, but not limited to, corporate restructuring and reorganization, asset recovery, forensic accounting, liquidation analysis, tax related issues in bankruptcy, and fraudulent conveyances. He has also served as an examiner in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Bob has been providing business valuation services for more than twenty-five years. In 1995, he received the AICPA Certificate of Educational Achievement recognizing his ongoing educational efforts in the field of business valuations. In 2001, Bob became Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) through the AICPA. He has performed a broad range of valuations including gift and estate tax appraisals, business and stock valuations, litigation support appraisals, liquidation analysis, merger and acquisition appraisals, marital dissolution appraisals and appraisal reviews.
Bob has been qualified as an expert in the fields of accounting and business valuation and has provided testimony in both North Carolina and South Carolina courts. He has assisted in both commercial and private party cases. His experience providing litigation services includes accounting and auditing, forensic accounting, bankruptcy and insolvency accounting, business valuation and other litigation support.