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

John Siam

JOHN SIAM

Associate Professor / Director, Gould Trading Floor & Horizon Exchange Traded Funds Investment Decision Centre

Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

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

Political Uncertainty And Corporate Social Responsibility

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

Audit Quality And Covid-19 Restrictions

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

Beauty And Accounting Academic Career

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, AUDITING AND FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Y Liu, H Lu, Kevin Veenstra
December 2021

Political Uncertainty And City Bank Lending In China: Evidence From City Government Official Changes

JOURNAL : EMERGING MARKETS REVIEW
CONTRIBUTORS: M Cheng, P Guo, Yiqiang Jin, H Geng
December 2021

Banks’ Loan Charge-offs And Macro-level Risk

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL AND EXPERIMENTAL FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Mlz Ma, V Song, M Guo
April 2021

Non-traditional Banking Activities And Bank Financial Reporting Quality

JOURNAL : ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STUDIES
CONTRIBUTORS: M Guo, Yiqiang Jin, Y Liu, Khalid Nainar
January 2021

Does Citizens’ Financial Literacy Relate To Bank Financial Reporting Transparency?

JOURNAL : EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, K Kanagaretnam, Yi Liu, M Cheng

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