Dr. Camillo Lento

Associate Professor

Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8387
Office Location: 
RB 1013
Academic Qualifications: 

Camillo Lento is an Associate Professor of Accounting in the Faculty of Business Administration.  He received his PhD from the University of Southern Queensland (Australia), and both his Masters (MSc.) degree and undergraduate degree (HBComm) from Lakehead University.  Camillo is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Chartered Business Valuator and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

His research investigates the capital market implication of earnings management and earnings quality of firms that meet or beat their earnings expectations.  His research interests also include technical trading models and accounting education.  He has published his research in both academic and practitioner journals.

Camillo teaches various financial accounting and auditing courses, including contemporary issues in accounting theory, advanced topics in accounting, intermediate accounting, and introductory accounting.  In 2010, he was a recipient of the Senate Contribution to Teaching and Learning Award.  Over the past five years, he also has been both a seminar leader and exam evaluator for the ICAO’s School of Accountancy.  In 2013, he was the receipient of the Institue of Chartered Accountants of Ontario's Award of Excellence.
Camillo is a Contributing Editor for Canadian MoneySaver magazine and has authored numerous articles on personal tax planning matters. His tax planning articles have also been featured in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business, Roger's Money Sense, Money Magazine and Canada Business (online).  
Camillo is also involved in his community.  He is an Vice-President of the Northwestern Ontario CA Association, participates in the annual CA Volunteer Tax Clinic, and is the coordinator of the CRA Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for the Lakehead University campus.
Before embarking on his PhD, Camillo worked with Grant Thornton LLP.  He was involved in various engagements as a part of both the Assurance and Business Advisory Services group and the Specialist Advisory Services group.  His public practice experience includes a variety of audit engagements, the valuation of privately owned businesses, corporate and personal tax compliance, and the assessment of personal injury damages and business interruption claims (litigation support).

Previous Teaching/Work: 
Undergradudate Courses (For descriptions see the Business Programs Information section in the Lakehead University Course Calendar.
  • Business 4412: Auditing I
  • Business 3052: Intermediate Accounting II
  • Business 4032: Topics in Financial Accounting
  • Business 4212: Accounting Theory
  • Business 2019: Finance I
  • Business 1012 & 1512: Financial Accounting