Janice Raffield

Associate Professor, Accounting

jmraffield@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5848

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 359
St. Paul, MN 55105

B.A., Psychology, Newberry College
M.P.A., Master of Professional Accountancy, Clemson University

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Janice Raffield is an associate professor of accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a master's in professional accountancy degree from Clemson University. Raffield has taught classes in accounting for more than 20 years. She was founding director of the Master of Science in Accountancy Program in the Opus College of Business from its inception in July 2005 until June 2009. She has experience in both public and corporate accounting. Her research interests are in alternative work arrangements in public accounting firms and the impact of gender on career advancement in the accounting profession. She is a member of the AICPA.

Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
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Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
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ACCT 210 - 07 Intro to Financial Accounting M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 115
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42837
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
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J-Term 2016 Courses
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2009 - present)
  • Director Master of Science in Accountancy Program, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2004 - 2009)
  • Associate Professor of Accounting, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2000 - 2004)
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1992 - 1999)
  • Special Project Consultant, Robert Half, St. Paul (1991 - 1992)
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Accounting, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1992 - 1992)
  • Plant Manager, Composite Reinforcements, Walhalla (1989 - 1990)
  • Controller, Composite Reinforcements, Walhalla (1988 - 1989)
  • Senior Accountant, Greene Lindley & Company, Anderson (1987 - 1988)
  • Accountant, Seidman & Seidman / BDO, Greenville (1986 - 1987)
  • Accountant, Management Contracts, Hospital Corporation of America, HCA Management Company, Nashville (1984 - 1985)

Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Council of Accounting Educators

Publications
  • Matson, D. M., Sharockman, K., & Raffield, J. M. (forthcoming). The fraud at high flying corporations: Developing audit interview skills. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting,
  • Lundsten, L. L., Raffield, J. M., & Coglitore, F. (2008). Alternate work arrangements and career progression in public accounting. Journal of Business Disciplines,
  • Raffield, J. M. (1996). Case analysis and group work: The effect on auditors' ratings of job preparation. Midwestern Journal of Business and Economics, (11)(3),

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Accounting

  • Gender and Diversity Issues
  • Workforce Readiness


Awards and Honors
  • Best Faculty Paper Award, American Accounting Association Midwest Conference, 1994

Presentations
  • "Audit client interview project" American Accounting Association's Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section, San Antonio, Texas, March 01, 2014
  • "The impact of alternative work arrangements on perceptions about key factors that influence career progression in public accounting" AAA - American Accounting Association, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 01, 2003
  • "The Impact of Alternative Work Arrangements on Perceptions about Key Factors that Influence Career Progression in Public Accounting" AAA - American Accounting Association Midwest Conference, St. Louis, MO, January 01, 2003
  • "Development of introductory accounting course including both financial and managerial topics" AAA - American Accounting Association Midwest Regional, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 01, 2002
  • "Workplace Flexibility and Professional Development Initiatives in Big Five Firms: Opinions about their Influence" AAA - American Accounting Association, San Antonio, Texas, January 01, 2002
  • "Workplace Flexibility and Professional Development Initiatives in Big Five Firms: Opinions about their Influence" AAA - American Accounting Association Midwest Regional, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 01, 2002
  • "Development process for a new introductory accounting course" Minnesota Academy of Science, January 01, 2001
  • "The Influence of Family/Life Balance Initiatives on Womens Intentions to Leave Public Accounting" Minnesota Academy of Science, Moorhead, Minnesota, January 01, 2000
  • "Perceptions about stereotypical personality traits: The effects on women's advancement to manager and partner in public accounting firms" American Accounting Association, San Diego, California, August 01, 1999
  • "Advancement in public accounting: The effect of gender and personality traits" American Accounting Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 01, 1998
  • "Advancement in public accounting: The effect of gender and personality traits" Asian Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference, Osaka, Japan, August 01, 1998
  • "The effects of personality traits on women's advancement in public accounting" Asian Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference, Osaka, Japan, January 01, 1998
  • "Advancement in public accounting: The effect of gender and personality traits" American Accounting Association, St. Louis, Missouri, January 01, 1998
  • "Is it the same for men and Women: Perceptions about the influence of personality traits on advancement in public accounting" American Accounting Association, January 01, 1997
  • "Gender, personality traits, and advancement: perceptions about the influence on CPA's success" American Accounting Association, August 01, 1996
  • "The effects of cooperative learning and/or case analysis on auditor job performance" American Accounting Association, August 01, 1995
  • "Auditors' ratings of their educational preparation for selected job related areas" Midwest Accounting Society, Chicago, Illinois, January 01, 1994
  • "The effects of pedagogy on job preparation of auditors" American Accounting Association, Omaha, Nebraska, January 01, 1994