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.

Faculty

Lilian Chan

LILIAN CHAN

Professor Emeritus

Professor Chan is the Founding Director of the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy program which prepares graduates of McMaster University's Commerce/MBA programs for the Chartered...

Justin Jin

JUSTIN JIN

Professor / Director, CPA/DeGroote Centre for Promotion of Accounting Education and Research

Susan McCracken

SUSAN MCCRACKEN

Professor / Associate Dean, Academic

Dr. McCracken’s research focuses on the decision making process of auditors. Her work focuses on decisions and approaches to negotiation in an audit context. Although her auditor negotiation...

Aadil Merali Juma

AADIL MERALI JUMA

Assistant Professor / Director, Graduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy Program

Emad Mohammad

EMAD MOHAMMAD

Associate Professor / Area Chair, Accounting and Financial Management Services

Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

January 2023

Social Distancing And Local Bias

JOURNAL : FINANCE RESEARCH LETTERS
CONTRIBUTORS: Y Liu, Yiqiang Jin
November 2022

Firm-level Political Sentiment And Corporate Tax Avoidance

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
CONTRIBUTORS: Y Liu, Yiqiang Jin, Z Zhang, R Zhao
October 2022

Audit Quality And Covid-19 Restrictions

JOURNAL : MANAGERIAL AUDITING JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: S Gong, N Ho, Yiqiang Jin, K Kanagaretnam
October 2022

Bank Non-performing Loans, Loan Charge-offs, And Crime Incidence

JOURNAL : FINANCE RESEARCH LETTERS
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, K Nainar, C Sun
October 2022

Political Uncertainty And Corporate Social Responsibility In A Transition Economy

JOURNAL : ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STUDIES
CONTRIBUTORS: M Cheng, Y Dong, Yiqiang Jin, K Kanagaretnam
August 2022

Financial Literacy And Crime Incidence

JOURNAL : CORPORATE OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Suyi Liu, Khalid Nainar
June 2022

Voluntary Disclosure Of Pandemic Exposure And Stock Price Crash Risk

JOURNAL : FINANCE RESEARCH LETTERS
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Y Liu, Z Zhang, R Zhao
June 2022

The Impact Of Financial Constraints On Banks’ Cash Tax Avoidance

JOURNAL : REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Y Liu, Z Zhang, R Zhao
January 2022

Organizational Memory And Bank Accounting Conservatism

JOURNAL : EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Y Liu, Khalid Nainar
January 2022

Corporate Governance And Earnings Management In Banks: An Empirical Evidence From India

JOURNAL : COGENT ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: S Biswas, M Bhattacharya, Ph Sadarangani, Yiqiang Jin
January 2022

Political Uncertainty And Corporate Social Responsibility

JOURNAL : ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STUDIES
CONTRIBUTORS: M Cheng, Y Dong, Yiqiang Jin, K Kanagaretnam
October 2022

Analysts' Book Value Forecasts: Initial Evidence From The Perspective Of Real-options-based Valuation*

JOURNAL : CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH
CONTRIBUTORS: Kw Hui, Alfred Liu, Ra Schneible, G Zhang
April 2022

Management Forecast Optimism During Credit Watch And Credit Rating Agencies’ Disciplinary Role

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Kw Hui, Alfred Liu, Y Zhang
March 2022

Pension Funding In The State Of Illinois: A Teaching Case In Governmental Accounting

JOURNAL : ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING EDUCATION
CONTRIBUTORS: Uday Chandra, Alfred Liu
January 2022

Beauty And Accounting Academic Career

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Y Liu, H Lu, Kevin Veenstra

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

April 2022

Welcome To The Gray Zone: Shades Of Honesty And Earnings Management

OTHER : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS
CONTRIBUTORS: P Lapointe-antunes, Kevin Veenstra, K Brown, H Li