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The Course Mentor is responsible for serving as the Subject Matter Expert in the field of accounting. S/he works with students through Learning Communities, proactive outreach, and other resources to help students develop competency.
Candidates should possess graduate accounting subject matter expertise in topics including: financial analysis; financial statements; corporate systems and internal controls; risks: internal and external, mitigation strategies and techniques; legal and regulatory requirements; cost-volume-profit concepts and other analytical tools; budgets and pro-forma statements, including cash flows; capital budgeting; equity financing, debt alternatives; working capital management, working capital acquisition; and economic cost concepts and activity-based costing.
Candidates should possess undergraduate accounting subject matter expertise in topics including: accounting fundamentals; financial accounting concepts, recording concepts, adjusting; cost allocation; long-term liabilities; balance sheet; income statement; cash flows; financial statement analysis; advanced accounting, partnerships; individual and corporate taxes; inventory; deprecation; managerial accounting; cost-volume profit; job order costing; process costing; variable and absorption costing; activity-based costing; budgeting, including capital budgeting; variances; cost centers; balanced scorecard; concepts in auditing and information systems; accounting information systems; nature and purpose of large-scale information systems; internal control for information systems; information system auditing; auditor roles, responsibilities and professional standards; code of professional conduct; planning the audit and assessing risk; internal control structure; auditing financial statements; audit documentation; assurance services; problems in budgeting and financial statements; budgeting; capital budgeting - NPV, IRR, profitability index; capital budgeting - cost of capital; financial statement analysis; concepts in accounting and tax; federal income tax; income tax and the law; accounting standards; receivables and inventory; long-term assets; short and long-term liabilities; corporate equity; investments and income; accounting and income tax rule differences; and accounting for pensions and leases.
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