Positions

Overview

  • Maria Athienitis is an Instructor at the Collat School of Business. Maria is certified Chartered Accountant with Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Accounting from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. In addition Maria has attained a Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She collectively has seven years auditing and consulting experience at the top international accounting firms, Grant Thornton in South Africa and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Europe and corporate experience at Thomson Reuters (EMEA).

    Maria has over 17 years of teaching experience, specialized in Financial Accounting, Advanced Corporate Reporting and Audit and Assurance. She has also provided freelance consulting and training to multinational corporations on implementation and training of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), including the development of teaching material for an online e-learning platform. Maria has presented in various corporate continuing education seminars, both in Europe and the United States on newly issued accounting standards.

    Maria is a progressive, disciplined individual who has a passion for teaching and has an interest in the promotion of ethical behavior and leadership. She is currently the faculty advisor for the UAB student Organization, Student Center for the Public Trust (SCPT), which is an organization which promotes ethical behavior and leadership amongst students at the Collat School of Business.
  • Teaching Activities

  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC430 - Financial Accounting III (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • AC200 - Principles of Accounting I (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC423 - External Auditing (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC423 - External Auditing (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC523 - External Auditing (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • AC200 - Principles of Accounting I (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC310 - Financial Accounting II (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC423 - External Auditing (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC423 - External Auditing (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC523 - External Auditing (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • AC201 - Principles of Accounting II (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AC300 - Financial Accounting I (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • AC320 - Financial Accounting Survey (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • AC201 - Principles of Accounting II (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • AC200 - Principles of Accounting I (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Accounting, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2017
  • Bachelor's Level Degree in Accounting, University of the Witwatersrand 1997
  • Full Name

  • Maria Athienitis