Nicola Young


Sobey School of Business
Accounting

Faculty Member Information

Education

M.B.A., , Dalhousie University, 1982
B.Comm, , Dalhousie University, 1966

Professional Licensures & Certifications

Chartered Accountant , Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia, 1971

Academic Work Experience

2012 - Present, Professor; reduced duties status, 40%, Saint Mary's University
2001 - 2012, Professor, Saint Mary's University
1993 - 2001, Associate Professor , Saint Mary's University
1991 - 1992, Management Development for Women, Mount Saint Vincent and Saint Mary's Universities
1989 - 1992, Consultant, Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy
1987 - 1988, Program Development Director, Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy
1984 - 1987, UFE Preparation, Touche Ross & Co., and CA Examination Summer School, McGill University
1978 - 2000, Instructor and course developer, Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy
1975 - 1981, Adjunct Professor, Saint Mary's University
1975 - 1978, Consultant , Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy

Non-Academic Work Experience

1989 - 1989, Controller , Nova Scotia Armature Works Limited
1975 - 1979, Chartered Accountant, Sole Practitioner
1969 - 1974, Chartered Accountant, Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche)
1968 - 1969, Office Manager, Halifax Student Housing Society
1966 - 1968, Management trainee, Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Honours

Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing Administrative Sciences Association of Canada - 2014
Dedicated Service Award in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the Saint Mary’s University Faculty Union Canadian Association of University Teachers - 2012
Nominee for the Leaders in Management Education Award Saint Mary's University - 2003
Nominee for the Leaders in Management Education Award Saint Mary’s University - 2002
Nominee for the Association of Atlantic Universities' Distinguished Teacher Award Saint Mary's University - 2001
Appointment as Associate Member of the University Alumni Association, for significant service to the University Saint Mary's University - 2000
Honorary Gold “M”, awarded by the University Students’ Association for significant contribution to the students of Saint Mary’s Saint Mary's University - 1999
Nominee for the Association of Atlantic Universities' Distinguished Teacher Award Saint Mary's University - 1995
Father William A. Stewart, S.J. Medal for Excellence in Teaching University Alumni Association - 1995
Professor of the Year, Commerce Society of the Frank H. Sobey Faculty of Commerce Saint Mary's University - 1995
Fellow of the Chartered Accountants, awarded for outstanding service to the profession and to the community Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia - 1990
Graduate Fellowship Dalhousie University - 1981
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants UFE Honour List (11th in Canada), Atlantic Provinces Association of Chartered Accountants Harry G. Hoben Memorial Prize (first in Atlantic Provinces) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia Prize - 1971

Teaching: Course / Program Development

1990/03 - 1990/03, Finance - Tourism Services

Scholarly Contributions

Book

Kieso D, Weygandt J, Warfield T, Young N, Wiecek I. "Intermediate Accounting (9th Canadian Edition)" (Spring - 2010)
Wiecek Irene, Young Nicola. "IFRS Primer--International GAAP Basics (US edition)" (Spring - 2010)
Wiecek Irene, Young Nicola. "IFRS Primer: International GAAP Basics" (Spring - 2009)
Kieso D, Weygandt J, Warfield T, Young N, Wiecek I. "Intermediate Accounting (8th Canadian Edition)" (Spring - 2007)
Kieso D, Weygandt J, Warfield T, Young N, Wiecek I. "Intermediate Accounting (7th Canadian Edition)" (Spring - 2003)
Kieso D, Weygandt J, Warfield T, Irvine B, Silvester H, Young N, Wiecek I. "Intermediate Accounting (6th Canadian Edition)" (Spring - 2001)
Kieso D, Weygandt J, Irvine B, Silvester H, Young N. "Intermediate Accounting (5th Canadian Edition)" (Spring - 1997)

Journal Articles

Young Nicola, Lightstone Karen, Mcfadden T. "Information Quality of Interim Financial Statements", Accounting Perspectives (Spring - 2012), 297—313

Presentation

Young Nicola, Wiecek Irene. "Pensions – IFRS and ASPE Update", Wiley Faculty Network to Canadian and U.S. Academics (Spring - 2012)
Young Nicola. "Conceptual Framework Project—An Update", the Public Sector Accounting Board of the Canadian Institute Of Chartered Accountants at the Canadian Institute Of Chartered Accountant’s 2011 Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting Conference in Ottawa (Spring - 2011)
Young Nicola, Wiecek Irene. "Spotlight on Accounting for Pensions and Leases under Accounting and Financial Reporting Fundamentals", Wiley Faculty Network to U.S. and Canadian Academics (Spring - 2011)
Young Nicola, Wiecek Irene. "Back to Basics: Teaching Intermediate Accounting in a Multiple Generally Accepted Accounting Principles World", Wiley Faculty Network Accounting Workshop on Trends and Challenges in Teaching Accounting (Spring - 2010)
Young Nicola. "Organizational Performance Measures", Business Breakfast Series 2001/2002 (Spring - 2003)
Young Nicola. "Changes in Chartered Accountancy Education", Atlantic Schools of Business Conference (Spring - 2002)
Young Nicola. "A New Financial Reporting Model for Senior Governments", Department of Accounting Research Seminar Series (Spring - 2002)
Young Nicola. "Employee Future Benefits", Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia Professional Development Program (Spring - 1999)

Other Publications

Lightstone Karen, Young Nicola. "Crowdfunding at the Brooklyn Warehouse"
Ivy Publishing of the Ivy Business School (Spring - 2013)
Young Nicola. "Responsible for end of chapter material (two chapters), final chapter review prior to publication"
Intermediate Accounting, 10th Canadian Edition (Spring - 2013)
Young Nicola. "Study Guide to Accompany Intermediate Accounting (Responsible for pre-publication review of and advising on 23 chapters)"
Intermediate Accounting, 10th Canadian Edition (Spring - 2013)
Young Nicola. "Pensions and Other Employee Future Benefits: an update to reflect amendments to IAS 19 Employee Benefits and related changes to IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements" (Spring - 2011)
Young Nicola. "Education Reform Impact Study--A Blueprint for Change"
Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy (Spring - 2001)
Young Nicola. "From Exposure Draft to Final Standard: Handbook Section 3461 -- Employee Future Benefits"
Author Corner (Spring - 1998)
Nicola Young. "From Exposure Draft to Final Standard: Handbook Section 1540 -- Cash Flow Statements"
Author Corner (Spring - 1998)
Young Nicola. "Existing Standards or New?"
Author Corner (Spring - 1998)
Young Nicola. "Governance Transition, Final Report of the Governance Re-engineering Transition Team"
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Toronto, Canada, as a member of the Task Force (Spring - 1998)

Service: Institutional Committees

Member of the ad hoc Department Committee, 2013/03 - 2013/03 (Member)
Member, Saint Mary’s University Faculty Union Scholarship Committee, 2010/03 - 2013/03 (Member)
Chair of the Scholarship Committee, 2010/03 - None (Chair)
Member, Saint Mary’s University Faculty and Administration Pension Committee, 2001/03 - None (211)
Chair, Investments Committee of Saint Mary’s University Faculty Union, 1992/03 - 1995/03 (Chair)
Member, Investments Committee of Saint Mary’s University Faculty Union, 1992/03 - 2014/03 (212)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Committee to award the Canadian Academic Accounting Association George Baxter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2013/03 - 2013/03
Preparation of examination material for new modules of the CPA program, Certified Public Accountant Program 2013/03 - 2013/03
Chapter and solution manual reviews and development (6 chapters) for new-author edition of Financial Accounting: A User Perspective, 7th Canadian edition, John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd. 2013/03 - Present
Member, Committee to award the Canadian Academic Accounting Association L. S. Rosen Outstanding Educator Award , Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2011/03 - 2013/03
Member, Public Sector Standards Board “Conceptual Framework” Task Force 2010/03 - Present
Committee to award the Canadian Academic Accounting Association George Baxter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2009/03 - 2009/03
Member, Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 2008/03 - 2011/03
Member, Education and Qualifications Committee of the Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants , Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 2008/03 - 2011/03
Member, Education and Qualifications Committee of the Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 2008/03 - 2011/03
Invited participant, Public Sector Accounting Board Strategy meeting, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 2008/03 - 2008/03
Reviewer, Higher Education Group, Harvard Business School Publishing 2008/03 - 2009/03
Chair of Howard Teall Innovation Award Competition , Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2007/03 - 2007/03
Member, Organizing Committee for Canadian Academic Accounting Association the 2007 Annual Conference, Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2006/03 - 2006/03
Chair, Department of Finance Screening Panel for Non-adjudicative Boards, Province of Nova Scotia 2004/03 - Present
Member of the Academic Advisory Council to the Accounting Standards Board, Canadian Institute Of Chartered Accountants 2004/03 - 2009/03
Member of the Public Sector Standards Board “Financial Instruments” Task Force, Public Sector Standards 2004/03 - 2010/03
Task Force on Accounting Guideline PSG-5, Sale and Leaseback Transactions for Governments Applying PS1000, 1100, and 1200, 2002/03 - 2004/03
Member, Department of Finance Screening Panel for Non-adjudicative Boards, Province of Nova Scotia 2001/03 - 2004/03
Education Committee , Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2001/03 - 2007/03
Nominations Committee, Canadian Academic Accounting Association 2000/03 - 2001/03
Chair of 2000 Annual Conference Committee, Canadian Academic Accounting Association 1998/03 - 1999/03
Member, Governance Re-engineering Transition Team Task Force, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1997/03 - 1997/03
Participant in the Vision Forums , Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1996/03 - 1997/03
Member, Committee to Nominate the Second Vice-Chairperson, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1992/03 - 1994/03
Chair, International Qualifications Appraisal Board, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1989/03 - 1991/03
Member, Free Trade/General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Study Group, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1989/03 - 1991/03
Member, International Qualifications Appraisal Board, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1986/03 - 1989/03
Annual Conference Committee, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants 1982/03 - 1984/03