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William Ciconte

Assistant Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Administration in Accounting, University of Florida, 2016
MSFS, Financial Services, Saint Joseph's University, 2012
MSA, Accounting, Villanova University, 2007
B.S., Business Administration, University of Delaware, 2005
B.A., Political Science, University of Delaware, 2005

Positions Held

Assistant Professor of Accoutancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015 to present
Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
Research Assistant, University of Florida, 2010-2015
Instructor, University of Florida, 2013-2014
Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2007-2010
Associate, Kreischer Miller, 2006-2007

Recent Publications

Ciconte, W., Knechel, W., Schelleman, C. 2015. An Examination of the Relation between Market Structure and the Profitability of Audit Engagement. Accounting and Finance, 55: 749-781

Ciconte, W., Kirk, M., Tucker, J. 2014. Does the Midpoint of Range Earnings Forecasts Represent Managers' Expectations? Review of Accounting Studies, 19: 628-660

Teaching and Research Interests

Tax, Auditing, Financial Reporting