Zach Webb

Clinical Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Zach Webb

Zach Webb serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

Research Interests

  • Single Audits
  • Non-profit organizations
  • CPA exam


Originally from Kosciusko, MS, Zach Webb received his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Arkansas. He has a Masters of Accountancy and Masters of Business Administration both from The University of Mississippi. His Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting is from the College of William and Mary.

Zach's Single Audit research includes highlighting significant differences in audit findings between nonprofit and government auditees and across varying levels of auditor expertise. Additionally, his research reveals that Single Audits, beyond their accountability role, have a peripheral benefit in attracting higher charitable donations for nonprofit organizations. His CPA exam research focuses on how varying educational requirements affect exam performance and the decision-making process of international candidates in selecting exam jurisdictions. His work has been published in Accounting Horizons, ATA's Journal of Legal Tax Research, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, and the CPA Journal. Zach is a Certified Public Accountant in Missouri and has a reciprocal license in Mississippi. Prior to his doctoral studies, Zach served in both the audit and in multistate tax practices of Deloitte.


Tapis, G. P., Church, K. S., & Webb, T. Z. (2020). Preparing for the Hybridization of the Accounting Profession: A CISA Boot Camp Case Study. AIS Educator Journal, 15(1), 25-58.

Sohl, S. N., Waymire, T. R., & Webb, T. Z. (2018). Determinants of Bifurcated Local Government Reporting Lag: The Potential for XBRL to Improve Timeliness. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, 15(1), 121-140.

Waymire, T. R., Webb, T. Z., & West, T. D. (2018). A Comprehensive Analysis of Findings from Single Audits: The Implications of Auditee Type and Auditor Expertise. Journal of Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting, 7(1), 55-77.

Soileau, J. S., Usrey, S. C., & Webb, T. Z. (2017). Sitting Requirements and the CPA Exam. Issues in Accounting Education, 32(1), 1-15.

Webb, T. Z., & Waymire, T. R. (2016). Large Sample Evidence of the Determinants of Nonprofit Monitoring Costs: A Resource Dependence Framework. Journal of Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting, 5(1), 25-52.

Spencer, A. W., & Webb, T. Z. (2015). Leases: A Review of Contemporary Academic Literature Relating to Lessees. Accounting Horizons, 29(4), 997-1023.

Jones, C. R., Usrey, S. C., & Webb, T. Z. (2014). Taxation of Gambling in the United States: Comparing the Current System with Two Alternatives. ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research, 12(2), 34-53.


Ph.D. Accounting, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville (2006)