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Sheila Bedford Professorial Lecturer Department of Accounting and Taxation

Contact
Send email to Sheila Bedford
(202) 885-3910
KSB - Accounting
Kogod - 2
Spring 2020: Tuesday/Friday 10-11 am, 12:45-1:45 pm; Wednesday 3-5 pm and other days/times by appointment. KSB Office T-2
Additional Positions at AU
MSA Program Director
Degrees
M.B.A, George Mason University; B.S. Accounting, Oklahoma Christian University

Bio
Professor Bedford teaches financial accounting, managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, corporate financial reporting at the undergraduate and graduate level. She has extensive industry accounting experience in the real estate business, and served in financial management roles with Marriott International and as the controller for a golf course developer. Her responsibilities in industry have included financial reporting and analysis, strategic planning and budgeting, implementation of accounting policies and controls, and the valuation of acquisition opportunities and financing programs. She began her career in public accounting with Ernst & Whinney. Professor Bedford is currently serving on the Kogod School of Business Curriculum & Assessment Committee (CAC) and as a member of the University Committee on Learning Assessment (COLA). She has served as the Chair of COLA, Chair of KSB CAC and as a member of Faculty Senate. She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Virginia Society of CPAs, Greater Washington Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is currently serving on the AICPA National Awards Committee and on the GWSCPA Board of Governors for the 2020-2021 term.
For the Media
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Teaching

Spring 2020

  • ACCT-340 Intermediate Accounting I

  • ACCT-641 Corp Fin Reprtng: Operations

  • ACCT-641 Corp Fin Reprtng: Operations

Fall 2020

  • ACCT-340 Intermediate Accounting I

  • ACCT-607 Financial Accounting

  • ACCT-641 Corp Fin Reprtng: Operations