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.Acc., 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

Schedule Details

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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
  • Lundsten, L. L., Raffield, J. M., & Coglitore, F. (2008). Alternate work arrangements and career progression in public accounting. Journal of Business Disciplines,

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Accounting

  • Gender and Diversity Issues
  • Workforce Readiness


Awards and Honors
  • American Accounting Association Midwest Regional Annual 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 Midwest Conference, St. Louis, MO, 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, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 01, 2003
  • "Introductory Accounting: The Development of a One-Semester 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 Midwest Regional, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 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
  • "Co-presented Development Process for a new introductory accounting course with Professor Frank Coglitore, Professor Earl Hagg, Professor Jean Hartman and Professor Kristine Sharockman at the Minnesota Academy of Science in April 2001." 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