Accounting and Financial Management Services

Financial reporting, disclosure, corporate governance, executive compensation, auditing. These topics are in the headlines every day. Faculty in the Accounting and Financial Management Services Area at DeGroote are researching these and other current issues in the industry.

Collaboration with industry, including accounting firms and regulatory bodies, is key to DeGroote’s Accounting and Financial Management Services Area. Most faculty hold professional designations, such as CPA and CFA, as well as academic credentials including PhDs. This collaboration ensures that research conducted by faculty is relevant to the accounting profession and also that student learning is aligned with industry practice.

Faculty members are highly cited and publish in top tier journals including the Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management Accounting Research, and the Journal of Banking & Finance.

DeGroote’s accounting program emphasizes the fundamental theories and current issues in the field. Accounting courses in both the honours commerce and MBA programs are recognized by professional accounting organizations in Canada, and students are eligible to obtain advanced standing for earning a professional accounting designation.

Publications Sample

  • Market Reaction to Wells Notice: An Empirical Analysis
    Nainar, S.M. Khalid, Atul Rai and Semih Tartaroglu | International Journal of Disclosure and Governance advance online publication | doi:10.1057/jdg.2012.21 | 2013
  • The Auditor’s Negotiation Strategy Selection: Nature of the Auditor-Client Management Relationship and Flexibility of Initial Accounting Position
    Gibbins, M., S. McCracken and S. Salterio | Accounting, Organizations and Society 35, 579-595 | 2010
  • Do Private Company Targets that Hire Big4 Auditors Receive Higher Proceeds?
    De Franco, G., Gavious, I., Jin, J., and G. Richardson | Contemporary Accounting Research 28 (1), 215- | 2011

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Faculty

Lilian Chan

Lilian Chan

Professor

Yaqin Hu

Yaqin Hu

Assistant Professor

Justin Jin

Justin Y. Jin

Associate Professor

Aadil Merali Juma

Aadil Merali Juma

Assistant Professor

Sue McCracken

Sue McCracken

Associate Professor

Emad Mohammad

Emad Mohammad

Associate Professor

Mohamed Shehata

Mohamed Shehata

Professor

John Siam

John Siam

Associate Professor

Kevin Veenstra

Kevin Veenstra

Assistant Professor