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Jimmy Carmenate

Jimmy Carmenate

Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Accounting

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 325
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-7551


  • Ph.D. in Business Administration
    Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia
  • Master of Accounting
    Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, and Asset Management

Professional Activities

Dr. Carmenate has extensive professional experience in varied accounting, human resources, tax, and finance fields, with more than twenty years of experience in the public and governmental accounting. As a Senior Executive in various public and private organizations, Dr. Carmenate also has solid management and financial background with extensive knowledge of all aspects of public and governmental accounting and auditing, including accounts payables, accounts receivables, financial reporting, payroll administration, bank reconciliations, asset management, cost accounting and tax accounting.  Dr. Carmenate also has experience in accounting operations, designing procedures and maintaining internal controls.

Dr. Carmenate formally was the Senior Associate Controller & Director of Purchasing Services at Florida International University.

Dr. Carmenate is a Florida Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the American Accounting Association.

His dissertation is titled “Merger and Acquisition Financial Reporting Outcomes: An Examination of Non-Audit Fees and the Impact on Auditor Independence,.”

Courses Taught

  • Accelerated Financial Accounting I
  • Accounting for Managers and Investors
  • Accounting for Planning and Control
  • Advanced Governmental Accounting
  • Cost Accounting I
  • Creating Economic and Social Value
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Governmental and Institutional Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Management Accounting and Control

Refereed Journal Articles

Carmenate J., Crews C. O., Sharma V. D., & Sparger J. R.


How Many Simultaneous Audit Committee Service is Too Many?

Current Issues in Auditing



Carmenate J., & Hartmann C.


Academic Research on the Role of Corporate Governance and IT Expertise in Addressing Cybersecurity Breaches: Implications for Practice, Policy and Research.

Current Issues in Auditing


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Carmenate, J., & Hartmann, C. (2020). Does Board Diversity Influence Firms’ Corporate Social Responsibility Reputation? Social Responsibility Journal, (US). View Article

Carmenate, J., & Hartmann, C. (2020). Does Board Diversity Influence Firms’ Social Responsibility Reputation? Social Responsibility Journal.

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