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George Klersey

George Klersey

Associate Professor of Accounting

George KlerseyOffice:

Harbert 221

Contact Information:

Birmingham-Southern College
Box 549023
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4809
Office Fax: (205) 226-3080

Brief Career Background:

Professor of Accounting - Piedmont College 2010 to 2013
Assistant Professor of Accounting - University of Colorado, Denver - 2007 to 2010 
EBSCO Professor of Accounting - Birmingham-Southern College 1995 to 2007 
Assistant Professor of Accounting - University of Alabama - 1989 to 1995 
Assistant Professor - Pomona College -1987 to 1988 
Assistant Professor - Cal. State Polytechnic University, Pomona - 1981 to 1984
Lecturer - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse - 1970 to 1973

Educational Background:

B.S.B.A. - Univerity of Florida
MBA - University of Florida
PhD - University of Southern California

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Cognitive aspects of expertise and judgment in Auditing and Accounting Information Systems
  • Teaching: Auditing, AIS, Advanced Financial Accounting

Courses Taught:

AC 421 Auditing I (1)
A study of the theory of financial compliance and operational audits. Performance of a simulated audit and case presentation provides students with practice in applying professional auditing procedures for evidence gathering, evaluation, reporting, ethics, legal liability, and team work. Prerequisite: AC 322, and a “C” or better in all previous AC courses. Fall.

AC 422 Auditing II (1)
A study of advanced concepts in auditing. Students acquire further academic preparation in understanding and applying auditing in the computer environment, information systems control concepts, special audit risk considerations, and consultation in a computer systems context. Prerequisite: senior standing. Spring.

AC 428 Advanced Accounting (1)
A study that deals primarily with corporate consolidation problems, foreign currency transactions and translations. Prerequisite: senior standing. Fall.

AC 485 Internship Pro seminar (1)
An examination of current accounting issues and the primary practices and procedures in the accounting profession. This seminar examines the issues, practices and procedures that accounting graduates face as they enter the profession. This seminar is offered in conjunction with AC 499, the Accounting Internship (January to mid-March). Prerequisite: AC 499, Accounting Internship. Spring.