Prof Aziz Jaafar

Professor in Accounting

Contact info

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 1.07, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 3226

Email: a.jaafar@bangor.ac.uk

 

Academic Roles in Bangor Business School:

  • Head of Accounting and Finance 

Qualifications:

  • CPA (Australia)
  • PhD Accounting (University of Wales, Bangor)
  • MAcc Accounting & Financial Management (University of Glasgow)
  • BSc Accounting (Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA)

Overview

Aziz Jaafar is Professor of Accounting at Bangor Business School. He has taught at Aberystwyth University, MARA University of Technology and Henan University of Technology. Professor Jaafar has audit and management consultancy experience whilst working with one of the Big4 accounting firms. His research work has appeared in many internationally recognised journals such as Journal of Corporate Finance, Abacus, International Journal of Accounting, British Accounting Review, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Financial Services Research and European Journal of Finance. Aziz is a member of CPA (Australia)

He is co-editor in chief of Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, associate editor of Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research and member of editorial board at Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies.   

Roles within Bangor Business School:

  • Head of Accounting & Finance 
  • Head of Accounting (Sept 2018 - Jan 2020)
  • PhD Admissions (Sept 2013 - Sept 2020)
  • Moderator for the Bangor University partnership with MDIS Singapore/Malaysia (Sept 2018 - Feb 2020)
  • Director of Graduate Studies (Research) (2014 - 2018)
  • Personal tutor
  • Supervision of PGR, PGT and UG dissertations

 

 

Contact Info

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 1.07, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 3226

Email: a.jaafar@bangor.ac.uk

 

Academic Roles in Bangor Business School:

  • Head of Accounting and Finance 

Qualifications:

  • CPA (Australia)
  • PhD Accounting (University of Wales, Bangor)
  • MAcc Accounting & Financial Management (University of Glasgow)
  • BSc Accounting (Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA)

Teaching and Supervision

Undergraduate Teaching:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Financial Accounting (2nd year)
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Postgraduate Teaching:

  • BBS Doctoral Training Programme (co-ordinator)
  • Doctoral Seminar - Earnings Quality and Earnings Management
  • Advanced Financial Reporting and Regulation 
  • Financial Analysis 

Executive Programme – Chartered Banker MBA

  • Corporate Finance

PhD Students Supervisor:

Current PhDs:

  • Kathleen Regan
  • Ngoc Khanh Vy Tran
  • Mahmoud Abdelkader Ali Abdelrahman 

Completed PhDs:

  • Jirarat Pitpanarapong - June 2020
  • Almutasembilla Zaki Allam - June 2020
  • Jingwen Yang – March 2018
  • Yang Wang – December 2017
  • Abdullah Alsaadi - July 2015
  • Leo WenBo – December 2014
  • Murizah Osman Salleh– July 2013
  • Mao-Feng Kao – December 2012
  • Azhar Mohamad – May 2012

Other

  • Ad-hoc Reviewer:
    • Journal of Banking and Finance; Accounting and Business Research; British Accounting Review; European Journal of Finance; Economic Letters; Journal of Management and Governance; Research in Accounting in Emerging Economics; Asian Journal of Business and Accounting; International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation.
  • External Examiner: 
    • Cass Business School, London - MSc Accounting & Finance (Sept 2018 - Present)
    • Durham Business School, Durham University - BSc Accounting & Finance (Sept 2017 - Sept 2021)
    • University of Southampton – MSc Accounting & Finance (Sept 2017 - Sept 2020 )
    • University of Hertfordshire & INTI University, Malaysia – BSc Accounting & Finance & MBA programmes (April 2013 – Apr 2017)
  • PhD Theses Examiner:    
    • Bangor University; Cardiff University; Dundee University; Herriot-Watt University; University of Birmingham; University of Glasgow; University of Portsmouth; Auckland University of Technology; Curtin University; University of West of Scotland; University of Malaya; University Putra Malaysia; International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Visiting Appointments/Invited Research Seminars:
    • University of Southampton; Durham University; University of Bologna; University of Kiel, National University of Malaysia, University Putra Malaysia; UniKL; MARA University of Technology.
    • Visiting Professor – National University of Malaysia 2018.
  • External Assessor: Professorial promotion – National University of Malaysia (2018); Associate Professor promotion (Massey, 2019)
  • External Assessor: REF Benchmarking 2021 UK
  • External Adviser of Board of Studies – Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University, Malaysia (2018 – 2020).
  • Research Mobility Grant: Erasmus+ University of Kiel (2017)
  • Research Grant Assessor: Leverhulme; ESRC; the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Postgraduate Project Opportunities

Financial Reporting Quality, International Accounting and Corporate Social Responsibility

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