Faculty Profile - Philipp Klaus

Assistant Professor, Accountancy
Ph.D., University of North Texas, 2020
M.Sc., University of Duisburg-Essen, 2014
MBA, Colorado State University - Pueblo, 2012
B.Sc., University of Duisburg-Essen, 2011
Office: Morison Hall 183pklaus@bentley.edu


Philipp Klaus joined the Bentley Accountancy department after receiving his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of North Texas in 2020. His research concentrates on labor markets, insider trading, the influence of IT on business value and financial reporting, and the effect of taxes on financial reporting decisions.

Teaching Interests

Tax, Financial Accounting

Research Interests

Labor markets and social networks; insider trading; the influence of information technology (IT) on business value and financial reporting; effect of taxes on financial reporting decisions


Journal Articles
Tanyi, P. N., Klaus, J. P., Burton, H. (2020). Tax-Related Accounting Restatements and Tax-Contingency Reporting. Advances in Taxation, 27 (1), 43-72.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Chang, H., Duellman, S., Klaus, J. P., Marquardt, B. B. (2020). "Accounting Reporting Complexity and Insider Trading (new title: The Information Content of Complex Financial Reports: Evidence from Filing Returns and Insider Trades)." Presented at the American Accounting Association's AAA - Annual Meeting, Online.


Department Service
MSA+A Champion for "Combined tax course - AC750 + AC754", 2020 - Present

Professional Service
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Information Systems, 2020 - Present
Conference Discussant for AAA Annual Meeting, 2020