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 Chan

YEE-CHING 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...

Justin Jin

JUSTIN 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...

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...

Aadil Merali Juma

AADIL MERALI 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...

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

Associate 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

January 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
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, , , David Feeny, 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
September 2020

Societal Trust And Banks’ Funding Structure

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL AND EXPERIMENTAL FINANCE
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Kiridaran Kanagaretnam, Wenting Wang
December 2020

Organizational Memory And Bank Accounting Conservatism

JOURNAL : EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW
CONTRIBUTORS: Yiqiang Jin, Yi Liu, Khalid Nainar
December 2020

Gender And Beauty In The Financial Analyst Profession: Evidence From The United States And China

JOURNAL : REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES
CONTRIBUTORS: Congcong Li, An-ping Lin, Hai Lu, Kevin Veenstra
September 2020

Ceo Implicit Motives: Their Impact On Firm Performance

JOURNAL : BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING
CONTRIBUTORS: Kevin Veenstra