Skip to Main Navigation | Skip to Content



School of Accountancy

Dockery 400
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4631
Fax: 660.543.8197
Email: muin@ucmo.edu





klimek

Janice Klimek

Dockery Building 400 K
660-543-8553
klimek@ucmo.edu

Janice KlimekDegrees

Doctor of Philosophy (1996)
Major: Accountancy
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska

Master of Professional Accountancy (1988)
Major: Accountancy
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska

Bachelor of Science (1981)
Major: Human Resources
University of Nebraska
Kearney, Nebraska

Teaching Experience

University of Central Missouri

Assistant Professor (2001-present)

Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, MO
Chair, Department of Business and Economics (1998-2001)
Assistant Professor of Accounting (1995-2001)

Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO
Adjunct Professor (1994-1995)

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Coordinator of Introductory Financial Accounting (1992-1993)

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Graduate Teaching Assistant (1990-1992)

University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE
Instructor (1987-1990)

Professional Work Experience

Sole Practitioner (1985-present)
Janice L. Klimek, CPA
Olathe, Kansas

Staff Accountant (1989-1990)
McDermott & Miller, CPA’s, PC
Kearney, Nebraska

Treasurer (1987-1988)
St. Lukes Episcopal Church
Kearney, Nebraska

Financial Services Manager (1985-1987)
Richard Young Hospital
Kearney, Nebraska

Staff Accountant (1982-1985)
Dennis Echtenkamp, CPA
Kearney, Nebraska

Faculty Externship

Visiting Staff Accountant (Spring 1998)
Kane, Mitchell and Company, LLC
Overland Park, Kansas

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Articles

Klimek, J. "Introductory Accounting Curriculum Changes: A Longitudinal Investigation of the Complex Issues Facing Small Schools," Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, Volume 8, Number 3, 2004. [Instruction]

Joy, D., J. Klimek and J. Koehn. "Structuring Corporate Buy-Sell Agreements," The CPA Journal, June 2004. [Applied]

Joy, D., J. Koehn and J. Klimek. "Estate Planning For Family Wealth Transfers," Taxes-The Tax Magazine, January 2003. [Applied]

Klimek, J. and J. Koehn. "Tax Planning Strategies Using Charitable Trusts," National Public Accountant, July 2002. [Applied]

Koehn, J. and J. Klimek. "Estate Planning Strategies for Unmarried Couples," National Public Accountant, July 2002. [Applied]

Klimek, J. "Escalation Errors in Capital Budgeting Decisions: An Agency Theory Perspective," Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 5(1), Spring 1999, pp. 84-104. [Basic]

Papers and Presentations

"Excess Foreign Tax Credits: Problems and Opportunities," presented (by Joy but co-authored by Klimek) at the North American Accounting Society Conference, March 2004.

"Introductory Accounting Curriculum Changes: A Longitudinal Investigation of the Complex Issues Facing Small Schools," presented at the Allied Academies National Conference, October 2003.

"Tax Planning Strategies Using Charitable Trusts," presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference, February 2002.

"Estate Planning Strategies for Unmarried Couples," presented (by Koehn but co-authored by Klimek) at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference, February 2002.

"Introductory Accounting Curriculum Changes: Results of a Two-Year Study on Effectiveness," presented at the International Business Education and Technology Conference, March 2001.

"Effect of 150-Hour Rule on Missouri Colleges and Universities," served as a panelist at the Missouri Accounting Educator’s Association Annual Meeting and Conference, November 2000.

"Introductory Accounting Curriculum Changes: A Small College’s First Year Experience," presented at the Allied Academies National Conference, April 1999.

"Budgeting Basics for the Nursing Student," a presentation for Missouri Western State College’s Nursing program, Fall, 1998 and Spring 1999.

Other Publications

Contributing Author, Instructor’s Resource Manual, Chapters 20 through 25, to accompany Fundamental Accounting Principles, Chiappetta, McGraw Hill, 17th edition, 2004. [Instructional]

Contributing Author, Study Guide, Chapters 20 through 25, to accompany Fundamental Accounting Principles, Chiappetta and Schain, McGraw Hill, 17th edition, 2004. [Instructional]

Contributing Author, Topic Tackler CD to accompany Fundamental Accounting Principles, Larson, Wild and Chiappetta, McGraw Hill, 17th edition, 2004. [Instructional]

Work in Progress

Koehn, J. and J. Klimek. "A Comparison of Income Producing Strategies for Retirees."

Joy, D. and J. Klimek. "Excess Foreign Tax Credits: Problems and Opportunities."

Klimek, J. "An Analysis of EGTRRA’s Alternative Minimum Tax Changes."

Professional Interaction

Professional Memberships

Missouri Society of CPAs, 2005-present
American Accounting Association, ATA section 1999-present
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 1999-present
Institute of Management Accountants 1999-2002

Consulting and Professional Experience

Reviewer, Accounting Principles, Jane Reimers, Prentice Hall, 1st edition, Forthcoming 2005.

Reviewer, Fundamental Financial Accounting, Phillips, Libby and Libby, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 1st edition, Forthcoming 2005.

Olathe Junior Service League, Treasurer and Finance Committee member, audited organization’s financial records 1999-2002

St. Joseph United Way, served as reviewer of financial information submitted by UW funded organizations 2001

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant 1999-present

University Service

University

Equity Committee 2002-2004

Faculty Senate

Salary and Fringe Benefits Committee 2004-present
Elections Committee 2004-2005
Faculty Personnel Policies Committee 2002-2004

College

Curriculum Committee 2002-present

Departmental

Beta Alpha Psi Faculty Co-sponsor 2003-present
Curriculum Committee 2002-present
Scholarship Committee 2001-present

Spring 2005 Teaching Assignment

Acct 2101 Principles of Financial Accounting
Acct 3130 Introduction to Income Tax (two sections)

Fall 2005 Teaching Assignment

Acct 2101 Principles of Financial Accounting
Acct 4136 Estate Planning
Acct 5130 Seminar in Tax Research

hcbps Classification

Fulltime
Participating (based on new AACSB standards)
Academically Qualified
Meets hcbps standard for Intellectual Contributions


AACSB