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Patrick A. Turner

Senior Lecturer, Accounting & MIS

e-mail: turner_569@cob.osu.edu
phone: (614) 299-2966
fax: (614) 292-2118
address: 440 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

 

Education

  • BS, The Ohio State University

Areas of Expertise

  • U.S. and International Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Auditing and Fraud Examinations

Courses

  • AMIS 4500 - Auditing Principles and Procedures
    Basic concepts and standards of auditing; audit procedures and working papers, internal and external audit reports; professional responsibilities of auditors.
  • AMIS 6201 - Professional Research in Accounting
    Research and communication skills in a professional accounting context; learn to use various accounting information resources; enhance communication and teamwork skills through collaborative exercises.
  • AMIS 7240 - International Financial Reporting Standards
    Students will learn the guiding principles behind international reporting standards. They will also learn areas of commonalities and substantial divergence between U.S. GAAP and IFRS.
  • AMIS 7250 - Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting
    Focus is on financial reporting concepts and standards for non-profit and governmental units, evaluation of performance and the analysis and interpretation of financial statements of selected non-profit and governmental organizations.

Biography

Prior to joining the Fisher College of Business in 2002, Mr. Turner spent 26 years in public accounting and was an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP. As an audit partner he provided financial statement audit, consultation and other attestation and assurance services to numerous public and closely-held companies. While at Andersen, he taught several internal and external training seminars and gave numerous accounting and financial reporting presentations to client audit committees, boards of directors and management.

In addition to his engagement responsibilities, Turner also served as the partner-in-charge of the audit practice in the Columbus, Ohio office. He is a certified public accountant, a certified fraud examiner and a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Turner teaches auditing, U.S. and international accounting and financial reporting courses in both the undergraduate and Masters of Accounting programs. He also has taught seminars on corporate governance, internal controls and Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations through Fisher College’s Executive Education program. In addition, he teaches training for new audit staff professionals for one of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mr. Turner received the EY Excellence in Teaching Award in the Master of Accounting program in 2005 and 2009.