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

Yee-ching Lilian Chan

YEE-CHING LILIAN CHAN

Professor

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...

Yaqin Hu

YAQIN HU

Assistant Professor

Yaqin Hu joined DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in July 2018 as Assistant Professor of Accounting after earning her Ph.D. in accounting at University of Texas at Dallas. Prior...

Yiqiang Jin

YIQIANG JIN

Associate Professor

Justin Y. Jin received his Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Toronto, a MBA degree in Accounting from University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor degree from Peking University. He is a Canadian...

Aadil Juma

AADIL JUMA

Assistant Professor

Born and raised in Mombasa, Kenya, Aadil Merali Juma thrives where business and experiential learning intersect. He has spent the past three years as a lecturer in the McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of...

Susan McCracken

SUSAN MCCRACKEN

Associate Dean

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...

Emad Mohammad

EMAD MOHAMMAD

Associate Professor

Dr. Mohammad’s research interests are in financial reporting and capital markets. His research examines the role that financial reporting and disclosures play in capital markets; the role of...

Khalid Nainar

KHALID NAINAR

Professor

Research Professor Nainar specializes in insider trading and ethical attitudes in experimental asset markets, energy issues particularly oil markets, rationality of financial analysts’ forecasts...

Mohamed Marghany Shehata

MOHAMED MARGHANY SHEHATA

Professor

Dr. Mohamed Shehata conducts research in the fields of economics and accounting, using the methodology of experimental economics. He has explored questions such as: what drives insider trading;...

Kevin Veenstra

KEVIN VEENSTRA

Assistant Professor

Dr. Veenstra is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario) and a CFA charter holder. He earned his CA/CMA designations while working in the audit practice at Ernst & Young LLP (Kitchener)....

Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

March 2019

Target-Setting, Pay For Performance, And Quality Improvement: A Case Study Of Ontario Hospitals’ Quality-Improvement Plans

JOURNAL : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES / REVUE CANADIENNE DES SCIENCES DE L'ADMINISTRATION
CONTRIBUTORS: Yee-ching Lilian Chan, Sylvia Hsingwen Hsu
March 2019

Dory & Nemo Early Learning Center

JOURNAL : ACCOUNTING PERSPECTIVES
CONTRIBUTORS: Yee-ching Lilian Chan
March 2019

Banks’ Loan Growth, Loan Quality, And Social Capital

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL AND EXPERIMENTAL FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Justin Yiqiang Jin, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Yi Liu, Ning Liu
March 2019

Testing The Efficacy Of Replacing The Incurred Credit Loss Model With The Expected Credit Loss Model

JOURNAL : EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW
CONTRIBUTORS: Mohamed Gomaa, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Stuart Mestelman, Mohamed Shehata
October 2018

Banks' Funding Structure And Earnings Quality

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
CONTRIBUTORS: Justin Yiqiang Jin, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Yi Liu
March 2018

Discretion In Bank Loan Loss Allowance, Risk Taking And Earnings Management

JOURNAL : ACCOUNTING & FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Justin Jin, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Gerald J Lobo
February 2018

A Two-Sided Matching Model Of The Audit Market For IPO Firms

JOURNAL : SSRN ELECTRONIC JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Ken Li, Maureen F Mcnichols, Aneesh Raghunandan
June 2018

Home Capital Group-The High Cost Of Dishonesty

JOURNAL : ACCOUNTING PERSPECTIVES
CONTRIBUTORS: Kareen Brown, Kevin Veenstra
February 2018

Home Capital Group - The High Cost Of Dishonesty

JOURNAL : SSRN ELECTRONIC JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Kareen Brown, Kevin J Veenstra
October 2017

Social Capital And Bank Stability

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STABILITY
CONTRIBUTORS: Justin Yiqiang Jin, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Gerald J Lobo, Robert Mathieu
July 2017

Social Capital And Bank Stability

JOURNAL : SSRN ELECTRONIC JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Justin Yiqiang Jin, Kiridaran Giri Kanagaretnam, Gerald J Lobo, Robert Mathieu
March 2017

Evolution In Value Relevance Of Accounting Information

JOURNAL : SSRN ELECTRONIC JOURNAL
CONTRIBUTORS: Mary E Barth, Ken Li, Charles G Mcclure
March 2017

Financial Reporting Interview-Based Research: A Field Research Primer With An Illustrative Example

JOURNAL : BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING
CONTRIBUTORS: Staci A Kenno, Susan A Mccracken, Steven E Salterio
2016

To Exempt Or Not To Exempt Non-accelerated Filers From Compliance With The Auditor Attestation Requirement Of Section 404(b) Of The Sarbanes–Oxley Act

CONTRIBUTORS: Kareen E Brown, Fayez A Elayan, Jingyu Li, Emad Mohammad, Parunchana Pacharn, Zhefeng Frank Liu

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

July 2019

Salient Or Safe: Why Do Predicted Stock Issuers Earn Low Returns?

CONTRIBUTORS: Charles Mc Lee, Ken Li