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Paderborn University in spring. Show image information

Paderborn University in spring.

Photo: Paderborn University, Kamil Glabica.

Dr. Vanessa Flagmeier

Dr. Vanessa Flagmeier

Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insb. Externes Rechnungswesen und Wirtschaftsprüfung


Awards and funding

10/2017 – 12/2017 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) research funding
Scholarship for research visit at University of North Carolina (USA)

10/2017 Nürnberger Steuergespräche e.V. Award
Award for Dissertation

04/2016 – 05/2016 Research funding for a student assistant
Faculty of Business Administration, University of Paderborn (Germany)

10/2005 – 10/2010 GROHE Förderbudget Academic Scholarship
Grohe AG, Hemer (Germany)

10/2007 – 02/2008 ERASMUS Exchange semester funding
Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Spain)

11/2005 Award for best industrial clerk trainees
Best final exam in North Rhine-Westphalia 2005,
Chamber of Industry and Commerce NRW

06/2002 Award for best High-School diploma
Freiherr-vom-Stein-Berufskolleg, Minden (Germany)

Professional experience

10/2010 – 12/2017 Teaching and research assistant
08/2017 – 12/2017  Research visit, University of North Carolina, USA
09/2015 – 07/2017 University of Paderborn
09/2014 – 08/2015 Parental leave
10/2013 – 08/2014 University of Paderborn
10/2012 – 09/2013 Karl-Franzens University Graz
10/2011 – 09/2012 University of Paderborn
11/2010 – 10/2011 Leibniz University Hannover

09/2009 – 10/2009 Internship HR and accounting
Grohe Portugal Componentes Sanitarios LDA,
Albergaria-a-Velha, Portugal

12/2008 – 09/2010 Student assistant in consulting firms
UNITY AG, Buren and gpdm mbH,
Paderborn, Germany

08/2002 – 09/2005 Vocational training as industrial clerk and HR employee
Porta Westfalica, Germany

Teaching experience
  • Financial Statement Analysis (Bachelor Course), 2018/2019
  • Current Issues in IFRS Accounting (Bachelor Course), 2018
  • Basics of Financial Accounting (Bachelor Course), 2017, 2018
  • Tax Accounting (Bachelor Course), 2016
  • Business Taxation and Legal Form (Master Course), 2015/2016, 2016/2017
  • Applied Accounting Research with Stata (Master Course), 2013/2014
  • Accounting Data Analysis with Stata (Bachelor Course), 2013
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting (Bachelor Course), 2011/2012
Dr. Vanessa Flagmeier
01/2018 - today

Assistant professor for Financial Accounting and Auditing, University of Paderborn (Germany)

11/2010 - 04/2017

PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in Tax Accounting, University of Paderborn (Germany)

Thesis: “Financial Statements’ tax disclosure – management incentives and usefulness”

10/2008 - 10/2010

Master of Science in Business Administration (M.Sc.), University of Paderborn (Germany)

Major Field of Study: Taxation, Accounting & Finance

10/2005 - 09/2008

Bachelor of Arts in International Business Studies (B.A.), University of Paderborn (Germany)

Major Field of Study: Accounting & Finance, Management

09/2007 - 02/2008

Erasmus exchange student programme at the Universidad de Alcala de Henares (Spain)

Major Field of Study: Accounting, Culture, Language

Research Information

Research Projects/Working Paper

"Real Effects of IFRS on Private Firms",with David Godsell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), unpublished working paper, 2019.

Product market effects of IFRS adoption, with Jimmy Downes (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and David Godsell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 37(5): 376-401, 2018. (Paper)

“Tax Loss Carryforward Disclosure and Uncertainty”, with Jens Müller (University of Paderborn), under revision, working paper available at SSRN, 2017.

“The Information Content of Tax Loss Carryforwards – IAS 12 vs. Valuation Allowance”,arqus Discussion Paper No. 216, 2017.

“When do Managers highlight their Effective Tax Rate?”, with Jens Müller and Caren Sureth-Sloane (University of Paderborn), arqus Discussion Paper  No. 214, 2017.

Selected Conference Presentations
- EAA 41th Annual Congress, Milan (Italy), 05/2018
- EAA 40th Annual Congress, Valencia (Spain), 05/2017
- 12th arqus annual meeting, Munich (Germany), 06/2016
- AAA International Accounting Section Mid-Year Meeting 2013, Savannah (USA), 02/2013
- VHB 74th German Academic Association for Business Research annual meeting, Bolzano (Italy), 05/2012
- EAA 35th Annual Congress, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 05/2012
- 1st
Workshop on Current Research in Taxation, Münster (Germany), 06/2011

Research-Related Service
- Ad hoc reviewer for Accounting in Europe
- Reviewer, 2019 CAAA Annual Conference

- CETAR (Center for Tax and Accounting Research

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