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Douglas Kalesnikoff

Associate Professor (AP)


306-966-1471 kalesnikoff@edwards.usask.ca

Room 274
25 Campus Drive, Nutrien Centre, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, SK, S7N 5A7


Doug Kalesnikoff is an Associate Professor with the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan. His teaching responsibilities include MPACC 855 – Assurance 2 for the Masters of Professional Accounting Program, MBA 829 Financial Statement Analysis for the Masters of Business Administration Program, COMM 420 – Fraud Prevention, Detection and Investigation and COMM 414 - Integrative Analysis of Accounting Issues and Problems for the undergraduate program.

Doug Kalesnikoff has practiced in the forensic accounting discipline for the past 35 years. He has provided expert evidence in the courts, international commissions of inquiry, and other commissions, hearings and tribunals on over 60 occasions

Mr. Kalesnikoff’s work as a forensic accountant dealing with criminal investigations and public inquiries, include:

  • Investigation of alleged frauds on behalf of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R.C.M.P.) Commercial Crime Sections, corporations and government agencies.
  • Investigations of alleged drug traffickers on behalf of the R.C.M.P. Anti-Drug Profiteering and Proceeds of Crime Sections.
  • Investigations into government corruption and fraud allegations for both the Williams and the Blom-Cooper Commissions of Inquiry for the Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis, West Indies and the Medical Benefits Scheme for the McIntyre Royal Commission of Inquiry in Antigua and Barbuda, West Indies.
  • Compliance audits for royalty and tax matters for the governments of St. Kitts-Nevis, Jamaica, Lucia, St. Vincent–Grenadines, Dominica, Grenada, Antigua and the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean.
  • Development and delivery of tax audit training programs for CARTAC, a division of the International Monetary Fund (IMF,) and delivery in St. Vincent, Trinidad, Guyana, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Grenada, Suriname, Antigua and Barbados.           
Mr. Kalesnikoff has developed and instructed courses on Forensic Accounting and Fraud and Tax Auditing provided to the R.C.M.P. Commercial Crime Sections of Saskatoon and Regina, the Saskatchewan Police College, the Saskatoon City Police, the Calgary Police Service, the Inland Revenue Service of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Inland Revenue Service of St. Lucia, the Tax Audit and Administrative Department of the Jamaica Revenue Service, the Inland Revenue Service of Dominica, the Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre (CARTAC), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat, Credit Institute of Canada, Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Saskatchewan.