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Dr. Jonathan Muterera

Dr. Jonathan Muterera
Faculty of Applied & Professional Studies - School of Business, Associate Professor
office: H152
email: jonathanm@nipissingu.ca
tel: 705.474.3450
ext: 4360
fax: 705.474.1947


Dr. Jonathan Muterera is an Associate Professor and the Accounting Program Coordinator in the School of Business at Nipissing University. Prior to entering academia, he worked in public accounting with KPMG in Canada and Deloitte in the United States. Dr. Muterera is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Forensic Certified Public Accountant. He earned his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University, Master of Accountancy degree from Brigham Young University in Utah, and Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in Hawaii. Dr. Muterera has broad research interests. His research is primarily interdisciplinary and broadly investigates the areas of leadership and performance. It focuses on leader traits and skills, leader behavior and activities, leader power and influence, situational determinants of leader behavior, situational moderator variables, transformational leadership, and the importance of leadership for organizational effectiveness. Additionally, his work explores methodological issues in leadership research and implications for improving managerial practice. He has won several research awards for his leadership research. His other research interests include occupational fraud, executive compensation and executive stock and option incentives, corporate governance, nonprofit governance, and disclosure. Dr. Muterera’s primary teaching interests are in fraud investigations, detection, and prevention; financial accounting; managerial accounting; auditing; and corporate governance. He has taught, general management courses, leadership, finance, and business law at other institutions. Dr. Muterera is also a consultant and focuses on helping organizations with their accounting, management, and business issues. He has provided consulting services for a number of public and private company audit committees, including the audit committees of a couple of Fortune 500 companies. His primary consulting expertise is in forensic accounting where he helps corporate, governments, and not-for-profit organizations in investigations of financial statement fraud, employee embezzlement cases, etc. He has also served private attorneys as an expert and has provided training to a number of public and private companies on fraudulent financial reporting and on corporate governance.


BSc, Brigham Young University;
MAcc, Brigham Young University;
PhD, Western Michigan University

Areas of Specialization:

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Auditing

Research Interests:

  • Leadership
  • Performance
  • Fraud investigation, detection, and prevention
  • Empirical financial accounting
  • Positive accounting theory
  • Use of accounting information to control agency problems

Courses Taught:

  • ACCT 1106: Introductory Financial Accounting I
  • ACCT 1107: Introductory Financial Accounting II
  • ACCT 2106: Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 2107: Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 4836: Advanced Accounting Topics I
  • ACCT 4837: Advanced Accounting Topics II
  • ACCT 4866: Advanced Cost Accounting Topics I
  • ACCT 4887: Advanced Management Accounting 
  • ADMN 2136: Research in Management
  • ADMN 3337: Field Placement I (iLead)
  • ADMN 4337: Field Placement II (iLead)
  • FINC 2406: Principles of Finance with Excel
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