Kevin E. Jackson

 

 


 

Kevin Jackson is an associate professor of accountancy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and holds a bachelor’s degree and a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Texas-Austin. He is a PricewaterhouseCoopers faculty fellow and is a member of the American Accounting Association. He is also a CPA in the state of Texas. He has published in The Accounting Review and Contemporary Accounting Research, and his research has been cited in practitioner journals such as Investor Relations Magazine. His professional experience includes work as manager-assurance and advisory business services for Ernst & Young, San Antonio; accounting supervisor/senior corporate auditor for Baker Hughes Inc., Huston; and senior accountant, KPMG Peat Marwick, Houston.




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Dec 5th 2016

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of financial statements with an emphasis on the balance sheet. However, to understand accounting driven financial statements, it is important to recognize that accounting is less about counting and more about measuring. “What is it that is being measured?” Well, as the course unfolds, you will learn about the three measurement questions and how the balance sheet helps to answer the first two of these questions.

Average: 5.3 (4 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of financial statements with an emphasis on the income statement. Building on the foundation formed in the first course, you will learn about the third of our three measurement questions and how the income statement helps to answer this final measurement question. Returning to the real business people introduced in the first course, this second course describes the basic content of income statement in a simple yet relevant context.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)