Brandy Mackintosh

Assistant Professor

CPA, CA (Saskatchewan) B.Comm (University of Saskatchewan)

306-966-7749 mackintosh@edwards.usask.ca

Address
Room 287.2
25 Campus Drive, Nutrien Centre, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, SK, S7N 5A7

Biography

Brandy Mackintosh is an assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan’s Edwards School of Business. Prior to joining the Edwards School of Business in 2006, she was an audit manager for an international accounting firm. In 2017, Brandy became a tenured faculty member at the University of Saskatchewan. Brandy has taught courses in financial accounting and auditing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her scholarly activities include co-authoring a Canadian accounting textbook with McGraw-Hill/Ryerson called “Fundamentals of Financial Accounting”, and publishing instructional cases in peer-reviewed journals such as Issues in Accounting Education and Accounting Perspectives. These cases require students to use critical thinking skills to analyze accounting policy choices and disclosure requirements.

Brandy has received multiple awards for her teaching and case writing abilities. She is a two-time recipient of both the college’s undergraduate most approachable teacher award and the college’s undergraduate most effective teacher award. She has also been awarded the university student union’s campus-wide teaching excellence award twice. This award is given to only 10 faculty members per year throughout the University of Saskatchewan and is for individuals have demonstrated enthusiasm, organization, and providing exceptional commitment and support to their classrooms. She has also been awarded instructional case writing awards on multiple occasions.

Teaching

Her primary teaching interests are in financial accounting at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels within the undergraduate program, as well as external auditing.  Brandy has taught the following courses at the University of Saskatchewan.

Financial Accounting

  • Comm 201  (Introduction to Financial Accounting)
  • Comm 321  (Corporate Financial Reporting I)
  • Comm 323  (Corporate Financial Reporting II)
  • Comm 433  (Accounting for Equity Interests)
  • MPAcc 812 (Now MPAC 823 – Financial Reporting II)

Assurance Services

  • Comm 421 - (External Auditing)

Research

Working Papers

  • B. Mackintosh. 2016. “Cathy’s School of Dance: A Case for Critical Thinking”. Under revision.

Publications

RESEARCH PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

  • F. Phillips, N. Johnstone, and B. Mackintosh. 2011. “A Good Story: A Commentary on “Contextualizing the Intermediate Financial Accounting Courses in the Global Financial Crisis,” Accounting Education: An International Journal 20 (October): 515-519.

BOOKS:

  • F. Phillips, R. Libby, P. Libby, and B. Mackintosh.  2018. Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 5ce, McGraw-Hill/Ryerson, Toronto, On. 690 pages.

INSTRUCTIONAL CASES IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

  • N. Johnstone, B. Mackintosh, and F. Phillips. 2013. “Second Round Electronics: A Case for Critical Thinking,” Issues in Accounting Education, 28(4): 983-989.
  • F. Phillips and B. Mackintosh. 2011. "Wiki Art Gallery, Inc.: A Case for Critical Thinking," Issues in Accounting Education 26: 593-608.