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Emily Lindsay

Executive in Residence Department of Accounting and Taxation

Professor Lindsay teaches Financial Accounting, Corporate Financial Reporting: Financial Transactions, Intermediate Accounting II, Managerial Accounting, and the MS in Accounting capstone course, Seminar in Accounting Theory . Lindsay has over 20 years experience in an executive position in a global finance function for a multi-billion dollar corporation. In this role, she led significant corporate business process operations related to corporate accounting shared services centers, including employment taxation, payroll, disbursements, banking services, travel-related programs, and stock compensation plans. She was the business process owner of four enterprise-wide corporate systems and 100 related PC–based distributed systems and interfaces. Lindsay also worked as an Auditor at the US Government Accountability Office. She has served on three national advisory committees to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and on the Board of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs. She current serves on the Board of the American Payroll Association, an organization of over 19,000 members interested in payroll systems, administration, and human resources. She has delivered business presentations on best practices, employment related legislative issues, and disaster recovery. She is the Faculty Advisor to the Kogod Accounting Club, and is a Faculty Brother of Alpha Kappa Psi. Lindsay also serves on the Women's Advisory Board to the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital.


M.S. in Accounting, American University B.A., Dickinson College; CPA (Certified Public Accountant) CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant)

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KSB - Accounting
Kogod - 14
M/TH 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM W/TH 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM and other days & times by appointment
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(202) 885-1902 (Office)

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  • Summer 2016

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