About Us

Charissa H Cotten is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed and registered with the Florida Department of Professional Regulation. She has over 25 years of experience in accounting. She is a proud alumni of The University of West Florida earning a Bachelors degree in Accounting, Minor in Finance and a Master of Accountancy. She is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). She has lived in the beautiful area of Pace, Florida in Santa Rosa County for over 25 years and grew up in the Pensacola area. She has worked in large and small CPA firms, spent years as a small business corporate controller, and taught as an adjunct instructor at The University of West Florida and Pensacola State College.

Charissa H Cotten, CPA, PA offers accounting and tax preparation services for a wide variety of clients. These services include:

  • Tax return filing and tax planning for individuals
  • Bookkeeping, payroll and financial statements for businesses and nonprofits
  • Tax return filing and tax planning for all types of businesses and nonprofits
  • QuickBooks consulting
  • Business consulting and services

Annual participation in Continuing Professional Education courses offered by local chapters of national accounting and tax associations keeps our firm on the leading edge of ever-changing tax laws and accounting methods.

Computerized offices and internet access ensures clients accurate, efficient, state-of-the-art service at a competitive price. We offer many special services which take advantage of modern technology.

Visit the Services area of our site to learn more about the many accounting and tax services available to individuals and businesses.

Visit the Contact Us page for information regarding how to reach us via telephone, fax, e-mail or mail.

Feel free to contact the office anytime. We're here to help.