About our Firm
For years, Robert J. Sclama CPA & Company has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Robert J. Sclama CPA & Company 's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.
Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs, thorough research, and sound analysis. Robert J. Sclama CPA & Company is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.
Robert J. Sclama, a graduate of Bryant University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master of Science Degree in Taxation, has been practicing accounting and taxation for over 40 years.
During this time he has worked for several public accounting firms, and served as the controller for Comtec Information Systems (1978-1980), and as the Bursar and Chief Accountant for Bryant University (1980-1985). He worked as a consultant to various accounting firms in Rhode Island, and in 1987 opened his own accounting and income tax practice in North Providence, RI.
His practice focuses on accounting, financial planning, and tax consulting for small businesses, individuals, estates, and trusts. In 1993, he became the first CPA in Rhode Island to obtain his Certified Financial Planner®, Professional and Personal Financial Specialist (AICPA) designations. In addition, he is a FINRA Series 7 registered representative, Series 65 investment advisor representative, RI insurance producer, and certified long-term care consultant.
Mr. Sclama served as the chairperson of the Federal and State Taxation Committee at the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants(1998-2000) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Personal Financial Planning Division. He has served on the board of directors and finance committees of several non-profit organizations, and a former income tax planning instructor in Bryant University’s Certified Financial Planner® program.