Dr. Yass Alkafaji
Dr. Yass Alkafaji is a highly accomplished academician and an experienced practitioner in the field of accounting and business. He has spent several years providing services to small and medium-sized companies in various industries. Dr. Alkafaji is the founder of the accounting firm Alkafaji & Associates, Ltd (A&A) in Chicago and is a partner at Ledgers Accounting and Auditing LLC in Dubai. He has a wealth of knowledge in investigating, documenting, and reporting on weaknesses and irregularities in internal controls, financial statements, and performance. Dr. Alkafaji has testified in court on issues related to valuation, fraud, and divorce cases in the USA.
Dr. Alkafaji is an Emeritus Professor of Business Administration at the American University of Sharjah (AUS), where he served for 15 years as a Professor of Accounting. Prior to that, he taught at several universities in the USA and has contributed extensively to the field of accounting, auditing, and tax issues in professional and academic journals. Dr. Alkafaji is a co-author of three books on accounting and auditing.
Dr. Alkafaji earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, a DBA from Mississippi State University, a Bachelor's degree from the University of Baghdad, and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the USA. His exceptional academic qualifications and practical experience make him one of the most sought-after professionals in the field.