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...

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...

Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

March 2022

Voluntary Disclosure Of Pandemic Exposure And Stock Price Crash Risk

JOURNAL : FINANCE RESEARCH LETTERS
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Yi Liu, Zehua Zhang, Ran Zhao
December 2021

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

JOURNAL : EMERGING MARKETS REVIEW
CONTRIBUTORS: Maoyong Cheng, Pin Guo, Yiqiang Jin, Hongyan Geng
December 2021

Banks’ Loan Charge-offs And Macro-level Risk

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL AND EXPERIMENTAL FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Mary lz Ma, Victor Song, Mengyang Guo
October 2021

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

JOURNAL : EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Yi Liu, Maoyong Cheng
July 2021

Unrecognized Assets Created By Public-sector Investments In Health And Social Services

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF PUBLIC BUDGETING, ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
CONTRIBUTORS: Deborah Milinkovic, , , , Jean-Éric Tarride, Christopher Longo, Susan McCracken
April 2021

Non?traditional Banking Activities And Bank Financial Reporting Quality

JOURNAL : ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL STUDIES
CONTRIBUTORS: Mengyang Guo, Yiqiang Jin, Yi Liu, Khalid Nainar
July 2021

Test-bedding The New Reporting Standards For Loan Loss Reserves

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR & ORGANIZATION
CONTRIBUTORS: Mohamed Gomaa, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, , Mohamed marghany Shehata

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

April 2022

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

OTHER : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS
CONTRIBUTORS: Pascale Lapointe-antunes, Kevin Veenstra, Kareen Brown, Heather Li