Researcher awarded for work in management accounting


Jongwoon "Willie" Choi, Ph.D., assistant professor of business administration at the University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, received the 2015 Best Early Career Researcher Award.

The award, which is accompanied by a $2,000 grant, recognizes the best overall body of research in management accounting. It is sponsored by the AICPA and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, on behalf of the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, and is granted in collaboration with the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA). Choi's research explores the use of accounting information in managerial decision-making. The research, which was completed within five years of Choi's completing his doctorate, focuses on strategic performance measurement systems and performance evaluation and reward systems.

In 2014, Choi also received the AAA-AICPA's Greatest Potential Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award and the Katz Excellence in Teaching Award.

SPONSORED REPORT

6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.

PODCAST

How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.