Kevin Kimball

Faculty


Phone Number 208-496-3819

Email Address kimballk@byui.edu

Email Address   409 Smith Building

Education

  • MAcc, 1990, Brigham Young University
  • B.S., Accounting, 1990, Brigham Young University

Interests

  • Auditing
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems

Experience

  • Auditor, Deloitte & Touche, California, Utah, Luxembourg 1990-1997
  • Assistant Professor (1997-2003) Associate Professor (2003-2015), BYU-Hawaii
  • Accounting Department Chair (2009-2012), BYU-Hawaii

Accounting Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • International Accounting
  • Beginning through Advanced Excel
  • Corporate and Individual Tax

Profesional Certifications

  • CPA, State of California, 1994

Peer-reviews Publications

  • Measurements of MOOC Success” invited blog post by “Extra Credit: The Canvas Blog” (November 13, 2014)
  • Accounting Balls” iPhone app published with Chris Slade on the Apple App store (March 2014)
  • Introduction to Accounting” a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) published by the Canvas Network (January 2014)
  • Debits and Credits Trainer” Android Accounting App published with Thomas Lowry on the Google Play store (2012)
  • Implementing Auditing Alchemy Inc.” published by PriceWaterhouseCoopers in “Auditing Alchemy Best Practices” (2006)
  • Surf City QuickBooks Pro 2003 Accounting Information System Analysis and Design” accepted for publication in the American Accounting Association Information System Section "Compendium of Class Cases and Tools” published (August 2003)
  • Enhance Your Competencies Through VITA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance”, Kevin Kimball, New Accountant Vol. 16 No. 4 (March 2001)

Presentations

  • “Creating and Running an Accounting MOOC: Report from the Trenches” 7th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, Atlanta, Georgia (August 2014)
  • “Accounting Balls: An iPhone Game to Teach Debits and Credits” 7th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, Atlanta, Georgia (August 2014)
  • “Creating an Accounting MOOC, Lessons Learned”, Teaching and Learning Symposium Laie, Hawaii (February 2014)
  • “An Excel-Automated Practice Set: Helping Students Compare and Contrast IFRS and U.S. GAAP” 18th International Business Research Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, (October 2012)
  • “Move Student Technology Presentations to the Internet for Free Using Screencastomatic and YouTube” American Accounting Association Conference on Teaching and Learning, Denver, Colorado (August 2011)
  • “Introductory Excel a Hybrid Approach” Fourteenth Annual Accounting Information Systems Educator Conference, Fort Collins, Colorado (June 2011)
  • “Internal Controls for Your Client – The Sarbanes-Oxley Impact” Sleeter Group Accounting Software Consulting Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, (October 2007)
  • “Using the Journal of Accountancy to Teach Higher-Level Excel Skills Across the Accounting Curriculum” Ninth Annual Accounting Information Systems Educator Conference, Estes Park, Colorado (July 2007)
  • “A Free Case-Based Approach to Teaching Excel Using the Journal of Accountancy” Teaching and Learning Strategies at the American Accounting Association 2006 Annual Meeting, Washington DC (August 2006)
  • “VBA Skills Every Excel-Using Accountant Should Know” Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Educator Association Eighth Annual Meeting, Estes Park, Colorado (June 2006)
  • “The Resources, Events and Agents of Monopoly©: A Game-Based QuickBooks and REA Diagramming Case Study” The American Academy of Accounting and Finance 2004 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (December 2004)
  • “The Press and Design Center – An REA Data Modeling, Database Design and Access Implementation Case Study” Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Educator Association Fifth Annual Meeting, Copper Mountain, Colorado (June 2003)
  • “A Service-Learning Example: Producing Training Resources for a Governmental Entity” – Hawaii International Conference on Business Honolulu, Hawaii (June 2003)
  • “Revising the Accounting Curriculum: A Small School Experience” - Hawaii International Conference on Business Honolulu, Hawaii Co-authored with Glade Tew (June 2003)
  • “Developing a Core Knowledge Accounting Library using Microsoft Producer” Presented at the American Academy of Accounting and Finance conference New Orleans, Louisiana (December 2002)
  • “The Introductory Accounting Information Systems Course: A comparative systems development case study utilizing QuickBooks and Access.” Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Educator Association Fourth Annual Meeting, Copper Mountain, Colorado (July 2002)
  • “A Statistical Analysis of Accounting Student Examination Ethics as Compared to other Business Students” Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, Hawaii (June 2002)
  • “Accounting for Business Combinations and Goodwill” 6 hours of intense training, including significant question and answer periods. Presented to members of the Chinese Ministry of Finance (i.e. including key members from the Chinese accounting standard setting board; the US equivalent of FASB), sponsored by the Hawaii Association of Governmental Accountants, Manoa, Hawaii (April 2002)
  • "Pop Culture Attitudes Toward the Auditor and Accountant" presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Popular Culture of the Pacific at BYU-Hawaii (January 1999)