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Jim McKenney

Jim McKenney

Adjunct Faculty

Room: 013
jmckenne@syr.edu

Professor McKenney is a New York State licensed CPA who began his career as an auditor for KPMG in Albany, NY after working in private industry for eight years. While in Albany, he worked on audits in various industries, including manufacturing, health care, government, not-for-profit, ultimately specializing in financial services. He spent six years on assignment for KPMG in Zurich, Switzerland as part of a US GAAP specialty group. In addition to performing audits, he also performed and audited IFRS to US GAAP conversions, performed quality performance inspections, and also developed his love for teaching by providing classroom training on recent US GAAP developments. After serving as the lead senior manager on the global audit of Credit Suisse, he returned to the US working for KPMG in New York, NY and then with Citigroup as an internal auditor. Professor McKenney brings 23+ years of experience to the classroom having served in both public accounting and private industry as well as external and internal audit. He has worked in the US and abroad, on audits of public and private companies in a variety of industries and with experience in US GAAP and IFRS, US and international auditing standards, and audit as well as advisory services.