About Jeff Mankin

Hello, I am Dr. Jeff Mankin and I have taught students financial and Excel skills for many years. I started Finally Learn to teach financial skills to everyone.

I believe that anyone can learn financial basics and Excel. You can use these skills to improve your professional and personal life.

My goal is to help you learn financial skills so you can improve your financial life.

I am available for online coaching appointments in accounting, finance, and Excel.

Thanks for visiting Finally Learn.

Jeff Mankin

Book a coaching appointment

I am available for a coaching or tutoring appointment online.

I have worked with many students in the following topics:

  • financial accounting
  • managerial accounting
  • principles of accounting
  • cost accounting
  • intermediate accounting
  • principles of finance
  • financial management
  • Microsoft Excel

Courses taught

I am an accounting professor at Lipscomb University in Nashville Tennessee. I taught many financial topics, including:

  • financial accounting
  • managerial accounting
  • principles of accounting
  • intermediate accounting 1
  • intermediate accounting 2
  • cost accounting
  • principles of finance
  • Excel data analytics


My formal education including degrees from the following universities:

BS in Accounting College of Business, Lipscomb University Nashville, Tennessee

MAcc in Accounting Culverhouse School of Accountancy, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

PhD in Accounting Patterson School of Accountancy, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi


I have published several papers about financial analysis with colleagues. They are free to download and read:

Jewell, J.J. and Mankin, J.A., (2011). What is Your ROA? An Investigation of the Many Formulas for Calculating Return on Assets. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 15 (Special Issue), 79-91, Available at SSRN:  https://ssrn.com/abstract=2155943

Mankin, J.A. & Jewell, J.J. (2014). A Sorry State of Affairs: The Problems with Financial Ratio Education. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 18(4), 195-219., Available at SSRN:  https://ssrn.com/abstract=2156558

Jewell, J. J. and Mankin, J. A. (2016). What is Your EPS? Issues in Computing and Interpreting Earnings Per Share. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 20(3), 48-61., Available at SSRN:  https://ssrn.com/abstract=2827796

Mankin, J.A., Jewell, J.J, & Rivas, J.A. (2017). To Improve Financial Reporting, We Need to Disclose More Relevant Information. International Journal of the Academic Business World, 11(2), 93-100., Available at SSRN:  https://ssrn.com/abstract=2982526 

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