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Kazeem Akinyele

Assistant Professor of Accounting 

 Office: Sage 1467
 Phone: (920) 424-0497
 Expertise: Managerial Accounting, Incentive Compensation, Management Control Systems


Dr. Akinyele earned his B.Sc. in Statistics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, his M.B.A from Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, and his Ph.D. in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Central Florida, Orlando. Prior to joining the UW Oshkosh, Dr. Akinyele taught Principles of Managerial Accounting at the University of Central Florida, and Statistics at the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Nigeria. He also worked at Deloitte in Lagos, Nigeria for five years and was exposed to various technical issues in accounting. 

Dr. Akinyele teaches both Cost Management and Essentials of Managerial Accounting at the undergraduate level. His general research interests are judgment and decision-making in managerial accounting, primarily focusing on issues related to incentive systems, management control systems, organizational culture, and value statements.

Selected Publications/Presentations

Popoola, I. T., and K.O. Akinyele. 2017. Professional skepticism and auditing. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 30(8), 1927-1928.

“The Effects of Organizational Value Statements on Employees’ Uncompensated Task Performance.” American Accounting Association Midwest Region Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October, 2017

“Quality of Service in the Public Sector: The Role of Incentive Systems.” American Accounting Association Public Interest Conference, Winter Park, FL, April, 2016

“The Impact of IT vs Non-IT Material Weaknesses on Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Turnover” American Accounting Association Joint Midyear Meeting of the AIS and SET Sections, Houston, TX, March, 2015


University of Central Florida, Orlando Ph.D., Business Administration (Accounting) 
Rollins College, Winter Park M.B.A.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife B.Sc., Statistics

Professional Membership

American Accounting Association
Institute of Management Accountants