Kristine DeVinck

Adjunct Faculty, Accounting

kmdevinck@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4124

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 100D
Minneapolis, MN 55403

B.A., Accounting, University of St. Thomas
M.B.A., Finance, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management

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Kristine DeVinck, C.P.A., M.B.A., is the director of the Master of Science degree in Accountancy program and an accounting instructor at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. In addition, she teaches a professional development seminar, a year-long course in the master's program.

Fall 2017 Courses
Fall 2017 Courses
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ACCT 210 - 04 Intro to Financial Accounting M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 117
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 42791
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 2018 Courses
J-Term 2018 Courses
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ACCT 571 - 701 Professional Dev. Seminar M T W R F S - 0830 - 1230 TMH 401
Description of course Professional Dev. Seminar : CRN: 10199 3 Credit Hours
For MS Accountancy students only. This course is focused on self-management, goal setting, strategic thinking, creative problem solving, as well as group work skills such as resolving conflicts, team building, motivating, leading change, and evaluating performance. This course also addresses professional business development through presentations by and discussions with accounting professionals. Prerequisites: None.
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Spring 2018 Courses
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Director, MSA Program, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (2009 - present)
  • Limited Term Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2008 - 2009)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2007 - 2008)
  • Limited Term Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1996 - 2003)
  • Accounting Teaching Assistant and Instructor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1995 - 1997)
  • Education Manager, Junior Achievement, Minneapolis (1993 - 1995)
  • Accountant II, Pillsbury/Grand Metropolitan, Minneapolis (1992 - 1993)
  • Senior Auditor, Ernst & Young LLP, Minneapolis (1989 - 1992)

Professional Service
  • Eden Lake School District, Officer

Publications
  • Matson, D. M., Raffield, J. M. (2015). The fraud at high flying corporations: Developing audit interview skills. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, (7)(2), pp. 263-306

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Workforce Readiness
  • Professional Development

Presentations
  • "Audit client interview project" American Accounting Association's Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section, San Antonio, Texas, March 01, 2014
  • "Development of introductory accounting course including both financial and managerial topics" AAA - American Accounting Association Midwest Regional, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 01, 2002
  • "Introductory accounting: The development of a one-semester course including both financial and managerial topics" 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