Philipp Klaus

  • Assistant Professor, Accounting
  • Ph.D. University of North Texas
  • M.Sc. University of Duisburg-Essen (Mercator School of Management)
  • MBA Colorado State University - Pueblo
  • B.Sc. University of Duisburg-Essen (Mercator School of Management)

Teaching Interests

Tax, Financial Accounting

Research Interests

Labor markets, insider trading, business value of IT, taxes and financial reporting

Bio

Philipp Klaus joined the Bentley Accounting 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.

Professional Memberships

  • International Association for Accounting Education & Research 2018 - Present
  • American Accounting Association 2014 - Present
  • American Taxation Association 2014 - Present
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society 2012 - Present
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Klaus, J. P., Nishi, H., Peabody, D., Reichert, C. (2022). "CSR Activity in Response to the Paris Agreement Exit". European Financial Management. Forthcoming.
  • Klaus, J. P., Kim, K., Masli, A., Geurra, K., Kappelman, L. (2022). "Prioritizing IT Management Issues and Business Performance". Journal of Information Systems. Forthcoming.
  • Tanyi, P. N., Klaus, J. P., Burton, H. (2020). "Tax-Related Accounting Restatements and Tax-Contingency Reporting". Advances in Taxation, (27) 1 43-72.
  • Presentations

  • Chang, H., Duellman, S., Klaus, J. P., Marquardt, B. B. (2021). “The Information Content of Complex Financial Reports: Evidence from Filing Returns and Insider Trades” Presented at the Bentley University Scholarly Activities Committee (SAC) Workshop Waltham
  • 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 AAA - Annual Meeting Online
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Member for AC115 Business Module Working Group 2022 - Present
  • Committee Member for Assurance of Learning Advisory Board (Tax) 2021 - Present
  • Committee Chair for Tax Curriculum Committee 2021 - Present
  • MSA+A Champion for "Combined tax course - AC750 + AC754" 2020 - Present
  • Mentor (Faculty) for Bentley's Virtual Programs and Majors Fair 2021 - 2021
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 2021 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Information Systems 2020 - Present
  • Conference Discussant for AAA Annual Meeting 2020 - 2020