Stephanie Grimm

Assistant Professor, Accounting

grim2463@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4176

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 455A
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
Masters, Master of Accountancy, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
M.A., Business Administration, Boston University - School of Management

See publications in UST Research Online

Stephanie Dehning Grimm received a Ph. D. degree in business administration (accounting) and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Minnesota in 2009, and a B.S.B.A. degree from Boston University in 2000. Grimm also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2003.

Dr. Grimm's research interests include accounting quality issues, internal controls, the role of the internal audit function, corporate governance and incorporating writing in the accounting curriculum. She has published her research in The Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting and has presented her research at various conferences, including the Doctoral Colloquium for the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (Sydney, Australia), the Conference for Corporate Governance and Fraud Prevention (George Mason University, Virginia), the Sixth Accounting Research Workshop (University of Bern, Switzerland), the AAA Annual Meetings (New York, New York and Denver, Colorado) and the Midwest AAA Meeting (St. Louis, Missouri). She is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), the CFA Institute, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. Prior to pursuing her academic career, she enjoyed a four-year consulting career as a senior analyst at The Michel/Shaked Group in Boston, MA.

Grimm teaches Introduction to Financial Accounting at the undergraduate level and Financial Statement Analysis at the graduate level. She has published teaching cases related to International Financial Reporting Standards in the Journal of Accounting Education and Advances in Accounting Education. She was a finalist for the 2011 Mark Chain/AICPA Teaching Innovation Award.

Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 705 - 119 Financial Statement Analysis M - - - - - - 1330 - 1630 TMH 357
Description of course Financial Statement Analysis : CRN: 21906
The purpose of this course is to develop students' ability to interpret and understand financial statements of publicly held firms prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles. This course builds on knowledge of the structure and content of financial statements necessary to enable students to begin financial analysis. It is designed for students who wish to analyze financial accounting information for professional or personal purposes. Prerequisite: ACCT 601, ACCT 605 (may be concurrent registration) and FINC 600 (may be concurrent registration) or permission of instructor.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ACCT 705 - 201 Financial Statement Analysis M - - - - - - 1800 - 2100 TMH 357
Description of course Financial Statement Analysis : CRN: 21907
The purpose of this course is to develop students' ability to interpret and understand financial statements of publicly held firms prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles. This course builds on knowledge of the structure and content of financial statements necessary to enable students to begin financial analysis. It is designed for students who wish to analyze financial accounting information for professional or personal purposes. Prerequisite: ACCT 601, ACCT 605 (may be concurrent registration) and FINC 600 (may be concurrent registration) or permission of instructor.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 210 - 03 Intro to Financial Accounting - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCH 301
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42833
Financial accounting is an integral part of the planning, reporting and control functions of every business. Financial accounting data provide insights about the firm's financial condition, operating results, cash flows and capital structure to facilitate decision making. This course introduces the primary financial statements, fundamental financial accounting terminology and calculations, as well as the interpretation and analysis of financial statements. Ethical aspects of accounting are included. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ACCT 210 - 04 Intro to Financial Accounting - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 SCH 301
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42834
Financial accounting is an integral part of the planning, reporting and control functions of every business. Financial accounting data provide insights about the firm's financial condition, operating results, cash flows and capital structure to facilitate decision making. This course introduces the primary financial statements, fundamental financial accounting terminology and calculations, as well as the interpretation and analysis of financial statements. Ethical aspects of accounting are included. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ACCT 601 - 203 Financial Accounting See Details * *
Description of course Financial Accounting : CRN: 42864
Financial accounting is an integral part of the planning, reporting and control functions of every business. It is a means to achieving insights about the firm's financial condition, operating results, cash flows and ownership and capital structure. This course covers the fundamental terminology and calculations of financial accounting and reporting, as well as the comprehension and interpretation of financial statements. Ethical aspects of accounting are included. -- Prerequisite: None

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SCH 4211730-213015 Sep '15
SCH 4211730-213006 Oct '15
SCH 4211730-213027 Oct '15
SCH 4211730-213017 Nov '15
SCH 4211730-213008 Dec '15
Academic and Professional Positions
  • Teaching Assistant, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis (2007 - present)
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2009 - present)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis (2004 - 2009)
  • Instructor, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis (2006 - 2007)
  • Senior Analyst, The Michel/Shaked Group, Boston (2000 - 2004)
  • Assistant to Camp Director, Cathedral of the Pines Camp (Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Lutsen (1998 - 2000)
  • Budgeting & Planning Intern, Sydney Organizing Committee - Sydney Olympics, Sydney (2000 - 2000)
  • Teaching Assistant, Boston University, Boston (1997 - 1998)

Professional Memberships
  • AAA - American Accounting Association
  • CFA Society of Minnesota

Public Service
  • Mount Olivet Young Marrieds Service & Social Committee, Other
  • Mount Olivet Youth Group Volunteer, Other

Publications
  • Grimm, S. D., & White, S. W. (2014). A simulation study of the influences of PCAOB regulatory guidance on the internal control audit process: An analysis of relationships, risk and information sharing. Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, (18), pp. 33-67
  • Grimm, S. D. (2012). The role of accounting quality in securities class action lawsuits. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, (4)(1), pp. 147-185
  • Grimm, S. D., & Hoag, D. F. (2012). International accounting convergence: A writing assignment. Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, (13), pp. 383-404
  • Grimm, S. D., & Hoag, D. F. (2012). Gemini communications: A case study comparing U.S. GAAP and IFRS revenue recognition. Journal of Accounting Education, (29), pp. 174-190

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business Education
  • Economic Markets - Domestic
  • Governance

Awards and Honors
  • UofM - Carlson School of Management, 2008

Presentations