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Weatherstone, Sheldon

Weatherstone, Sheldon

Assistant Professor
Diploma (McGill), B.Com. (McGill), Diploma (McGill), CPA, CA (CPA Quebec), M.B.A. (uOttawa), CPA (Illinois CPA Society), CA-IT (CPA Canada), CRISC (Information Systems Audit and Control Association)
Location
DMS 6146
Telephone
613-562-5800 x 4928
Email
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Biography

Sheldon Weatherstone teaches Financial Accounting, Managerial and Cost Accounting, Special Topics in Financial Accounting, Auditing Theory, Accounting Information Systems Auditing, and the penultimate course in the accounting program, Case Studies in Accounting in the Undergraduate and Executive MBA levels. He is currently involved in the development of a new Graduate Professional Accounting Diploma program for the Telfer School of Management.

His career spans some 37 years, the first seven years of which was spent as a practicing public accountant. The remainder of his career was spent with Export Development Canada as a financial accounting and financial analysis expert, including the last 15 years as the Director of Risk Methodologies, Standards and Systems in the Risk Management Office. He is the author of an awarding winning credits insurance automated approval system which he designed and implemented in 1994. . Sheldon was also instrumental in implementing best practices for improved productivity in various small business credit assessment processes at EDC. He spent 12 years serving on the Moody's Risk Advisor Advisory Group, including 10 years as Chairperson.

While at EDC, Sheldon spent many years teaching and training financing and insurance underwriters the finer art of credit and financial statement analysis which included an understanding of international financial accounting. He was received a meritorious award for his efforts in this area.

Since his retirement in 2010, Sheldon has also launched a successful consulting career. He completed a 13 month contract replacing the Chief Audit Executive at Mitel Networks. During this time he presided over two year-end SOX audits which added real life experience to his academic knowledge of public company auditing and SOX compliance theory.

Sheldon has also taught as a seminar leader for the School of Accountancy of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

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