Matthew Stallings

Assistant Professor, Accounting

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 326
St. Paul, MN 55105

B.S., Accounting, University of Northern Colorado
B.S., Computer Science, Colorado State University
M.S., Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., Accounting, University of Nebraska

See publications in UST Research Online

Matthew Stallings is an assistant professor of accounting in the Opus College of Business. Prior to joining the University of St. Thomas, Dr. Stallings taught financial accounting at the University of Nebraska and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His research focuses on implications for capital market participants of financial reporting quality and corporate disclosure choices. His primary teaching interests include financial accounting and financial statement analysis.

Fall 2017 Courses
Fall 2017 Courses
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J-Term 2018 Courses
J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses
Spring 2018 Courses
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ACCT 210 - 05 Intro to Financial Accounting - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MCH 236
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 21739 4 Credit Hours
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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ACCT 210 - 07 Intro to Financial Accounting - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 234
Description of course Intro to Financial Accounting : CRN: 21737 4 Credit Hours
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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ACCT 705 - 201 Financial Statement Analysis See Details * *
Description of course Financial Statement Analysis : CRN: 21985 3 Credit Hours
The purpose of this course is to develop students' ability to understand and interpret the financial statements and disclosures of firms prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles. The course emphasizes financial statement analysis including financial statement adjustments to aid in decision making. The course introduces fundamental ratio analysis, forecasting, and valuation. Ethical aspects of accounting, such as earnings management, are included. Prerequisite: ACCT 601 or permission of instructor.
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SCH 4201800-210030 Jan '18
SCH 4201800-210013 Feb '18
SCH 4201800-210013 Mar '18
SCH 4201800-210003 Apr '18
SCH 4201800-210024 Apr '18
SCH 4201800-210008 May '18
ACCT 705 - 701 Financial Statement Analysis See Details * *
Description of course Financial Statement Analysis : CRN: 21986 3 Credit Hours
The purpose of this course is to develop students' ability to understand and interpret the financial statements and disclosures of firms prepared according to generally accepted accounting principles. The course emphasizes financial statement analysis including financial statement adjustments to aid in decision making. The course introduces fundamental ratio analysis, forecasting, and valuation. Ethical aspects of accounting, such as earnings management, are included. Prerequisite: ACCT 601 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
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SCH 4201800-210030 Jan '18
SCH 4201800-210013 Feb '18
SCH 4201800-210013 Mar '18
SCH 4201800-210003 Apr '18
SCH 4201800-210024 Apr '18
SCH 4201800-210008 May '18
Academic and Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2014 - present)
  • Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (2009 - 2014)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg (2008 - 2009)
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley (2007 - 2008)
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Colorado State University, Fort Collins (2003 - 2004)

Publications
  • Stallings, M. A. (forthcoming). Updated lease accounting and implications for equity valuation: Analyzing the effects of new lease regulation on cost of capital and free cash flow. The CPA Journal,
  • Stallings, M. A. (2017). Financial statement comparability and investor responsiveness to earnings news. Journal of Accounting and Finance, (17)(4), p.73
  • Newmark, R., Seaton, L., & Stallings, M. A. (2011). Student response systems use in accounting information systems classes. AIS Educators Journal, (6)(1), pp. 32-58
  • de la Torre, C., Newmark, R., & Stallings, M. A. (2008). What's the point? An after tax analysis of negative mortgage points. Real Estate Taxation,
  • de la Torre, C., Newmark, R., & Stallings, M. A. (2007). An after tax analysis of piggy-backs and PMI: What should real estate professionals know?. Real Estate Law Journal,

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Statement Comparability
  • Analyst Forecasts
  • Disclosure

Awards and Honors
  • Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Outstanding Educator Award, University of Nebraska, 2010
  • Professional Development Award, University of St Thomas, 2017

Presentations
  • "Intra-industry information transfers of bankruptcy announcements: An empirical analysis of the impact of going concern opinions" University of St Thomas, St Paul, Minnesota, April 01, 2017
  • "The consequences of using real and accrual earnings management to report small analyst forecast error" European Accounting Association, Tallin, Estonia, April 01, 2014
  • "An empirical analysis of unrecognized tax benefits: Managerial discretion and information signaling" AAA - American Accounting Association, St. Louis, Missouri, October 01, 2012
  • "An empirical analysis of unrecognized tax benefits: Managerial discretion and information signaling" University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, December 01, 2011
  • "An empirical analysis of unrecognized tax benefits: Managerial discretion and information signaling" University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 01, 2011
  • "Student response systems use in accounting information systems classes" AAA - American Accounting Association, New York, New York, August 01, 2009
  • "Student response systems use in accounting information systems classes" AIS Educator Association, Fort Collins, Colorado, June 01, 2008
  • "What's the point? An after tax analysis of negative mortgage points" International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Dallas, Texas, April 01, 2008
  • "An after tax analysis of piggy-backs and PMI: What should real estate professionals know?" Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Vail, Colorado, September 01, 2007
  • "An after tax analysis of piggy-backs and PMI: What should real estate professionals know?" Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 01, 2007