Anne Thompson

Anne Thompson

Assistant Professor of Accountancy and Arthur Andersen Faculty Fellow

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343C Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-3307

amthomps@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Accounting, Texas A&M University, 2011
  • M.S., Accounting, Boston College, 2004
  • B.A., Cum Laude, Economics, Harvard University, 2000

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011 to present
  • PhD Student/Instructor, Texas A&M University, 2010
  • Senior Associate/Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, 2004-2007
  • Contract and Database Supervisor, Affiliate Relations, Universal Television/USA Networks, 2000-2002

Recent Publications

  • Czerney, K., Schmidt, J., & Thompson, A. Forthcoming. Do investors perceive explanatory language in unqualified audit reports to be informative? Contemporary Accounting Research,.
  • Fitzgerald, B., Omer, T., & Thompson, A. (2018). Audit Partner Tenure and Internal Control Reporting Quality: U.S. Evidence from the Not-For-Profit Sector. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35 (1),
  • Bentley-Goode, K., Newton, N., & Thompson, A. (2017). Business Strategy, Internal Control over Financial Reporting, and Audit Reporting Quality. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory,.

Other Publications

Article

  • Neuman, S., Omer, T., & Thompson, A. (2015). Determinants and Consequences of Tax Provider Choice in the Not-for-Profit Sector. Contemporary Accounting Research, 32 (2),
  • Czerney, K., Schmidt, J., & Thompson, A. (2014). Does Auditor Explanatory Language in Unqualified Audit Reports Indicate Financial Misstatement Risk? The Accounting Review, 89 (6),
  • Files, R., Sharp, N., & Thompson, A. (2014). Empirical Evidence on Repeat Restatement Firms. Accounting Horizons, 28 (1), 93-123.
  • Omer, T., Shelley, M., & Thompson, A. (2012). Investors' Response to Revelations of Prior Uncorrected Misstatements. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 31 (4), 167-192.

Presentation

  • Thompson, A. (2014). Do Investors Perceive Explanatory Language in Unqualified Audit Reports to be Informative? International Symposium on Audit Research.
  • Thompson, A. (2013). Internal Control Deficiency Reporting Throughout the Auditor-Client Relationship. American Accounting Association Auditing Section Midyear Meeting.
  • Thompson, A. (2012). Does Auditor Commentary in Unqualified Audit Reports Reflect Financial Misstatement Risk. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Accountancy Brown Bag Series.
  • Thompson, A. (2012). Internal Control Deficiency Reporting Throughout the Auditor-Client Relationship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Accountancy Brown Bag Series.
  • Thompson, A. (2012). Internal Control Deficiency Reporting Throughout the Auditor-Client Relationship. University of Oklahoma Conference on Regulation and the Audit Industry.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). Determinants and Consequences of Tax Provider Choice in the Not-For-Profit Sector. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Symposium on Tax Research XII.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). SEC Confidential Treatment Orders: Determinants and Consequences of Disclosure Exemption Decisions. University of Maryland.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). SEC Confidential Treatment Orders: Determinants and Consequences of Disclosure Exemption Decisions. University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). SEC Confidential Treatment Orders: Determinants and Consequences of Disclosure Exemption Decisions. Texas Christian University.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). SEC Confidential Treatment Orders: Determinants and Consequences of Disclosure Exemption Decisions. University of Connecticut.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). SEC Confidential Treatment Orders: Determinants and Consequences of Disclosure Exemption Decisions. Michigan State University.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). SEC Confidential Treatment Orders: Determinants and Consequences of Disclosure Exemption Decisions. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Thompson, A. (2011). Why Do Firms Restate Repeatedly? American Accounting Association Auditing Section Midyear Meeting.
  • Thompson, A. (2010). Do Auditors Waive Opportunistic Misstatements as Immaterial? Evidence from Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 108. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • Thompson, A. (2010). The Materiality of Quantitatively Large Misstatements: Evidence from Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 108. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • Thompson, A. (2010). The Materiality of Quantitatively Large Misstatements: Evidence from Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 108. American Accounting Association Auditing Section Midyear Meeting.

Working Paper

  • Thompson, A., Urcan, O., & Yoon, H. (2018). What information do firms hide in confidential SEC filings?

Honors and Awards

  • Arthur Andersen Faculty Fellow, Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018

Grants

  • Competitive Research Funding, Mays Business School, 2010

Teaching Interests

Audit and Assurance Services

Research Interests

Materiality decisions, non-audit services, securities regulation, not-for-profit sector

Current Courses

  • Assurance and Attestation (ACCY 405) Conceptual introduction to diverse means by which assurers improve the quality of information used by third parties for contracting purposes, with emphases on the credibility- and relevance-enhancement properties of assurers' services. Topics include the economics of assurance and attestation, and concepts including independence, risk, evidence, and control. Projects facilitate self-discovery of knowledge and development of professional skills and attitudes. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours.

Contact

343C Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-3307

amthomps@illinois.edu

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