Harold Averkamp  MBA, CPA

The Accounting Coach

Harold Averkamp, a senior lecturer emeritus from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and his son Matthew continue to develop the free accounting website AccountingCoach.com. The website was begun in 2003 and provides clear explanations for 33 accounting topics usually found in the first accounting courses in a U.S. college or university. Harold Averkamp obtained his insights and ability to explain accounting from 25 years of teaching and from his consulting and business experience.


  • Senior lecturer emeritus in accounting at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
  • Experienced consultant to numerous small businesses including retail, service, and manufacturing.
  • Theory accountant for a major U.S. corporation.
  • Finance chairperson and consultant to a number of churches.
  • Author of Keeping Your Parish Financially Healthy, published by Paulist Press.
  • MBA, Northwestern University, Evanston IL.
  • Accounting degree with honors, Marquette University.
  • Certified Public Accountant.

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AccountingCoach.com is a FREE website that provides hundreds of pages of explanations, Q&A, quizzes, exams, videos, puzzles, and a dictionary of over 1,000 terms.