Ally Zimmerman

Florida State University - Department of Accounting

Rovetta Business Bldg. (RBA)

College of Business

Tallahassee, FL 32306-1110

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Audit Partner Assignments and Audit Quality in the United States

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2018
Hye Seung (Grace) Lee, Albert Nagy and Ally Zimmerman
Fordham University - Accounting Area, John Carroll University - Boler School of Business and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 942 (35,575)
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Audit Partner Experience, Audit Partner Gender, Audit Fees, Audit Quality

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Audit Firm Employee Turnover and Audit Quality

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2022
Oslo Metropolitan University, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 468 (88,204)

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audit firms, employee turnover, collective turnover, abnormal turnover, dismissals, audit quality

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CPAs and Office Audit Quality

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2022
Albert Nagy, Matthew Sherwood and Ally Zimmerman
John Carroll University - Boler School of Business, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 358 (119,908)

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audit firm human resources capacity, audit workload, audit quality, audit report lag, audit office characteristics

4.

The Matching Principle Revisited

Accounting Historians Journal (June 2016)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2018
Ally Zimmerman and Robert Bloom
Florida State University - Department of Accounting and John Carroll University
Downloads 311 (139,412)
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matching, conceptual framework, history

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The Market Premium for Audit Partners with Big 4 Experience

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Ally Zimmerman, Kenneth L. Bills and Monika Causholli
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and University of Kentucky - Von Allmen School of Accountancy
Downloads 297 (146,245)
Citation 1

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auditor reputation, audit quality, audit fees, non-Big 4, Big 4 experience, audit partners

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Improving the Integration of Expert Advice in Cross-Functional Audit Teams: The Influence of Expert Perspective Taking

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2020
Jennifer R. Joe, Yi-Jing Wu and Ally Zimmerman
University of Delaware - Accounting & MIS, Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 272 (160,057)
Citation 12

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Auditor Perspective Taking; Communication Complexity; Cross-Functional Collaboration; Evidence Evaluation; Auditors' Use of Specialist's Work

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The Spillover Effect of Audit Firm Office Acquisition on the Audit Quality of the Existing Client Base

Accounting Horizons
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, Kent State University, Kent State University - Department of Accounting and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 255 (170,708)

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Audit Firm Office Mergers and Acquisitions, Restatements, Office Characteristics, Earnings Management, Arthur Andersen

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Does Greater Gender and Ethnic Diversity among Audit Partners Influence Office-Level Audit Personnel Retention and Audit Quality?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 31 May 2022
Georgia Institute of Technology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business, Brigham Young University, Mississippi State University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 242 (179,503)
Citation 1

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diversity, leadership, audit quality, audit offices, audit partners, audit fees

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Non-CPAs and Office Audit Quality

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2020
Matthew Sherwood, Albert Nagy and Ally Zimmerman
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management, John Carroll University - Boler School of Business and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 232 (186,991)

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audit quality, consulting focus, non-audit services, audit firm offices, use of specialists, audit pricing

10.

Auditors’ use of in-house specialists

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3695738, University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3695738
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2022
Florida State University - Department of Accounting, University of Louisville, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and University of Miami - Department of Accounting
Downloads 216 (200,057)

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specialists, audits, PCAOB, audit quality, audit costs, experts

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How Does an Audit Partner’s Perceived Technical Expertise and Objectivity Impact the Audit Partner Selection Process? Experimental Evidence on Managers’ Recommendations

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2022
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Case Western Reserve University, Northern Illinois University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 164 (254,682)

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audit partner selection; audit quality conventions; Big 4 experience; objectivity; social ties; technical expertise

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Audit Partners in Leadership Roles: Implications for Audit Quality in the U.S.

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 31 May 2022
Baylor University, Brigham Young University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 157 (265,570)

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audit firm leadership, audit quality, audit partners, audit fees

You Can’t Get There from Here: The Influence of an Audit Partner’s Prior Non-Public Accounting Experience on Audit Outcomes

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2021
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business, Memorial University, Brigham Young University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 155 (267,504)
Citation 1

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audit partner industry experience; boomerangs; audit quality; audit partners; audit efficiency

You Can’t Get There from Here: The Influence of an Audit Partner’s Prior Non-Public Accounting Experience on Audit Outcomes

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Dec 2021
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business, Memorial University, Brigham Young University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting

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audit partner industry experience; boomerangs; audit quality; audit partners; audit efficiency

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Organizational Climates in Non-Big 4 vis-à-vis Big 4 Accounting Firms

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Laurence Daoust, Candice Hux and Ally Zimmerman
HEC Montreal, Northern Illinois University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 152 (271,132)
Citation 1

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Accounting Firms, Organizational Climate, Big 4 Firms, Non-Big 4 Firms

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Does Hiring a Local Industry Specialist Auditor Matter to Nonprofit Organizations?

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Erica Harris, Stefanie L. Tate and Ally Zimmerman
Florida International University (FIU) - School of Accounting, University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 148 (277,035)

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Nonprofit Audit Quality, Auditor Specialization

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Do Tax Experts Play a Monitoring Role in Audit Engagements?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2021
Villanova University, Florida State University - Department of Accounting, University of Miami - Department of Accounting and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 140 (289,424)

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tax experts, audit of tax accounts, auditors’ use of specialists, audit quality, PCAOB

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Big 4 professionals in non-Big 4 firms: Deviant trajectory, habitus adjustment, and capital mobilization

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
Laurence Daoust, Candice Hux and Ally Zimmerman
HEC Montreal, Northern Illinois University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 118 (328,730)

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Accounting Firms, Big 4, Non-Big 4, Big 4 Experience, Role Transition, Interfirm Mobility, Identity Change

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Audit Firm and Audit Partner Style in Non-Big 4 Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Matthew Baugh, Lauren Matkaluk and Ally Zimmerman
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, Arizona State University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 97 (375,150)

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financial statement comparability, auditor style, non-Big 4 audit firms, Big 4 experience, audit partners

19.

The JOBS Act Disclosure Exemptions: Some Early Evidence

Research in Accounting Regulation, Vol. 27, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Ally Zimmerman
Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 69 (457,426)
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JOBS Act, Voluntary disclosure, Corporate governance, Initial public offering, Accounting regulation

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Few are Called, Fewer are Chosen: Elite Reproduction in U.S. Academic Accounting

Critical Perspectives on Accouting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
Timothy J. Fogarty and Ally Zimmerman
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 29 (646,769)
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elite reproduction, academic accounting, accounting faculty, accumulated advantage

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The Joint Impact of Management Expressed Confidence and Response Timing on Auditor Professional Skepticism in Client Email Inquiries

Managerial Auditing Journal (2016)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2018
Ally Zimmerman
Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 25 (675,270)

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Auditing, Professional Skepticism, Client Inquiries, Email Communication, Chronemics

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Two Sides of the Same Coin: Big Four and Non-Big Four Institutional Logics in Public Accounting

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Aug 2022
Laurence Daoust, Tim Fogarty, Candice Hux and Ally Zimmerman
HEC Montreal, Case Western Reserve University, Northern Illinois University and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 17 (747,932)

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Big 4 accounting firms, Non-Big 4 accounting firms, institutional logics, public accounting, commercial logic, organizational climate

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The Role of International Experience in Audit Partners’ Careers

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2022
Arizona State University, Florida State University, University of Baltimore - Merrick School of Business and Florida State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 12 (785,519)

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audit partners, international experience, secondments, audit quality, career progression, career outcomes

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The Effects of Straddling: Evidence From Audit Partners Auditing Both Public Companies and Nonprofit Organizations

Posted: 16 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Colleen M. Boland, Stefanie L. Tate and Ally Zimmerman
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Florida State University - Department of Accounting

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audit partners, PCAOB, Single Audits, audit partner experience, rang, specialization, industry expertise, knowledge spillover, nonprofit audits, Uniform Guidance, audit standards

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Is Accounting an Applied Discipline? An Institutional Theory Assessment of the Value of Faculty Accounting-Related Work Experience in the Academic Labor Market

Journal of Accounting Education, December 2017
Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2018
Timothy J. Fogarty, Ally Zimmerman and Gregory A. Jonas
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and Case Western Reserve University

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Institutional Theory, Accounting Academy, Accounting Faculty Work or Practice Experience, Schism

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What Do We Mean by Accounting Program Quality? A Decomposition of Accounting Faculty Opinions

Journal of Accounting Education (2016)
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 09 May 2017
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy, Florida State University - Department of Accounting and University of Arkansas - Department of Accounting

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accounting program quality, institutional reputation, accounting education, PAR rankings