Margaret O'Reilly-Allen
Associate Professor and Chairperson Email: oreillyallen@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5505
Department Name:
Accounting
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 350

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor and Chairperson
Email: 
oreillyallen@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5505
Department Name: 
Accounting
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 350

Dr. O’Reilly-Allen has been a member of the Rider Community since 1991. She is Director of the Masters of Accountancy Program and the Accounting Co-op Program. She teaches the Managerial Accounting courses, Cost Management, and the graduate course Issues in Financial Reporting. She has also led business study tours to Spain, Italy, Prague, London and Ireland. She is also the Director of the Accounting Internship Program.

O’Reilly-Allen has been a past recipient of four Davis Research Fellowships and numerous summer research fellowships, and researches primarily in the areas of enterprise risk management, the information content of auditor reports, and teaching effectiveness. Her work has appeared in publications including Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, The CPA Journal, American Business Review, and the International Journal of Finance.

She is a member of Beta Alpha Psi (Business Honors Fraternity), Mid-Atlantic American Accounting Association Steering Committee, the American Accounting Association, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a past member of the Editorial Board of Pennsylvania CPA Journal.

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1997, Drexel University, Accounting, Quantitative Methods
  • Master of Business Administration, 1987, Drexel University, Finance
  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration, 1982, Temple University, Accounting

Refereed Articles

  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. (2013).  From Sparks to Fired: Ethical and Internal Control Violations Surrounding Business Entertainment Expenses.  IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ) (Inst of Mgt Accountants).  
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2010).  Looking For an Internship or Full-Time Position: What You Must Know About International Financial Reporting Standards.   New Accountant.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Zikmund, P. E. (2009).  Whose Responsibility is it to Deter and Detect Fraud? The Role of Management, the Auditor and the Fraud Examiner.   Journal of Global Business Management, 5 (1).

Refereed Proceedings

  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2012).  Enterprise Risk Management: Development of Risk Intelligent Frameworks.  Global Business and International Management Conference.

Non-Refereed Articles

  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Mawn, L. (2012).  Internal Audit: Be a Key Player in the Risk Management Process.   New Jersey CPA web publication.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Mawn, L. (2011).  Internal Audit: Be a Key Player in the Risk Management Process.   Pennsylvania CPA Journal.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2012, August). Enterprise Risk Management: Development of Risk Intelligent Frameworks.   Global Business and International Management Conference, Portland, Oregon.

National

  • Haywood-Sullivan, M. E. & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2012). From Sparks to Fired: Ethical and Internal Control Violations Surrounding Business Entertainment Expenses.   American Accounting Association Ethics Symposium, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M., Sanchez, M. H. , & McDowell, E. A. (2011). Panel: Increasing Diversity in the Profession.   American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2010). Aligning Managerial Accounting Course Objectives with Soft Skills Development.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2009, August). Effective Learning Strategies - Aligning Introductory Accounting Courses with Program Goals: The Case for Professional Development.   American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York.

Other Intellectual Activities

  • 2011: Web Publications.  Reprint of article with Lars Mawn "Internal Audit: Be a Key Player in the Risk Management Process", Fall 2011, featured on Deloitte & Touche LLP website, originally published in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal.
  • 2009: Other Publications.  Reprint of 'Help Wanted: Accounting PhDs' article that was originally published in the PA CPA Journal. Article was picked up and reprinted in the Washington State CPA Journal, Jan/Feb 2009, Vol. 51 No. 54.

Awards/Honors
Awards

  • 2012:  Davis Fellowship. Summer Fellowship Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2011:  Summer Fellowship: Development of Enterprise Risk Management: Utilization of Internal Audit Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2010:  Summer Fellowship: Soft Skill Competencies: The Role of Accounting Education Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2008:  Rider University Summer Fellowship: The Influence of Red Flag Indicators on Auditor Risk Judgments and Audit Planning Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2008:  Forensic Grant, AY 2008-09, Case Development for Teaching Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2007:  Forensic Grant to Rider University National Institute of Justice.
  • 2006:  Forensic Grant Rider University.
  • 2006:  Davis Fellowship: The Effect of Internal Control Reports on Users' Perception of the Reliability of Financial Statements in Post Sarbanes-Oxley Environment. Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2004:  Research Leave Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2003:  Davis Fellowship, Rider University Summer Fellowship Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 2001:  Davis Fellowship, Rider University Summer Fellowship Rider University, College of Business Administration.
  • 1996:  'Three Star' Quality Rating for 'Determinants of Abnormal Rate of Return in Mergers and Acquisitions' published in 'Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance,' Vol. 11, No. 11, Winter 1996 with Z. Zantout. Anbar conducts an electronically double blind peer review process. Anbar Electronic Intelligence .