Joseph White

Adjunct Faculty, Accounting

jpwhite@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4128

M.B.A., , University of St. Thomas
B.S., Business, University of Minnesota

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In addition to being participating faculty, Joseph White is a partner at CliftonLarsonAllen, a top 10 national certified public accounting and consulting firm. He is a frequent speaker on health care and finance topics nationally.

White graduated from the University of Minnesota and received his bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting in 1982 and his master's degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas Executive MBA program in 2001.

He is a licensed CPA and is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, Medical Group Management Association, Minnesota Medical Group Management Association and the Health Care Financial Management Association.

White is at his best when teaching executive and middle management level graduate students helping them learn to open doors in their companies and advance their careers.

Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 605 - 422 Managerial Accounting See Details * *
Description of course Managerial Accounting : CRN: 21904
This course is designed to give students an understanding of how cost information is used in planning, decision-making, and performance evaluation. Topics include, but are not limited to, cost allocation including Activity-Based Costing, contribution margin analysis, budgeting and performance evaluation. Ethical aspects of managerial accounting are included. -- Prerequisite: ACCT601

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 4010730-170014 May '15
TMH 4010730-170015 May '15
Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 603 - 366 Fin.& Manag. Acctg for Exec. See Details * *
Description of course Fin.& Manag. Acctg for Exec. : CRN: 30403
This course familiarizes non-financial professionals with financial statements, accounting terminology and analytical techniques. Students are provided with an understanding of how organizations use information gained from financial accounting systems in decision making, planning and control, and performance evaluation. Topics covered include data accumulation and allocation processes, application of accounting data to solving managerial problems, and stategic implications and limitations of both data and accounting systems.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 4600800-200006 Jun '15
TMH 4600800-200027 Jun '15
TMH 4600800-200025 Jul '15
TMH 4600800-200015 Aug '15
Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 210 - 13 Intro to Financial Accounting - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 234
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42829
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 - 14 Intro to Financial Accounting - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 234
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42830
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)
Academic and Professional Positions
  • Partner-in-Charge of Physician and Clinic Services, Larson, Allen, Weishair & Co., LLP, Minneapolis (2003 - present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (2004 - present)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Argosy University, Eagan (2004 - 2007)

Professional Memberships
  • Radiology Business Management Association
  • Medical Group Management Association
  • Minnesota Medical Group Management Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Health Care Financial Management Association

Professional Service
  • International Hearing Foundation,

Public Service
  • Cretin-Derham Hall High School Presidents Council, Committee Member

Publications
  • White, J. P. (2005). Reading and understanding financial statements.
  • White, J. P. (2003). Growing a physician practice... and staying profitable. p.24
  • White, J. P. (2003). Is bigger better, finding the 'right size' for a medical practice. p.36

Books and Chapters
  • White, J. P. (2005). . In Wenzel, Frederick and Wenzel, Jane (Ed.), Fundamentals of physician practice management, Ch 5. Chicago, Il: Health Administration Press

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Fraud Detection
  • Governance
  • Health Care
  • Valuations

Presentations