Accounting in today’s business world is extremely sophisticated. An accountant is a strategic adviser and business partner who must have an in-depth understanding of business issues and processes, as well as the skills necessary for sound decision-making. Accounting studies will equip you to understand the financial structure of an organisation, and produce and analyse financial information.
The Department of Accounting's Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships (CAIP) is committed to building partnerships and enhancing collaboration between the University and the business sector by offering an environment that fosters rigorous research across the entire spectrum of accounting for both scholars and practitioners.
Friday 11:15am - 12:30pmMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar - Professor Oded RozenbaumMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar
Friday 11:15am - 12:30pmMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar - Professor Jeroen SuijsMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar
Friday 11:15am - 12:30pmMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar - Associate Professor Jason KuangMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar
Friday 11:15am - 12:30pmMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar - Professor Wayne LandsmanMelbourne Accounting Research Seminar
When you think about the role of accountants, you’re much more likely to think calculators and spreadsheets than muesli. However, the applications of accounting extend to tables beyond Excel, like breakfast, and the boardroom. The ERPSim Asia Pacific Japan Cup simulates a real-world working experience for accounting students. This year, teams from the University of Melbourne took out the top two spots in the regional challenge.Bachelor of Commerce
Three accounting pioneers have been inducted into the Australian Accounting Hall of Fame for their significant achievements and contributions to the field.
Historic lecture series hosted by CPA Australia and the University of Melbourne addresses the far-reaching and surprising impacts accountants have on the world....r of Management (Accounting)
"For a while, there was a culture in the business environment of ‘the imperial CEO.’ Boards were incapable of reining in CEOs and their egos. That has changed," said Tabcorp and Healthscope Chairman, Paula Dwyer, at the Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation event.
Accounting Research Centres
Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships
The Department of Accounting's Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships is committed to building partnerships and enhancing collaboration between the...
Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation
The Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation (MCCGR) was established in 2017 to address both longstanding and emerging issues...
The Accounting Keystones
View a series of videos that provide a description of some of the concepts and decisions that are at the very foundation of the accounting discipline.
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The accounting major is one of the most popular in the Bachelor of Commerce. It is ideal preparation for work as a professional accountant, and a great complement to other disciplines within the Bachelor of Commerce degree.
The Honours program provides a unique opportunity to undertake a challenging and rewarding year of additional study, to hone your applied analytical and problem solving skills, communication, presentation skills, and research skills.
Visit the Melbourne Business School website to browse postgraduate study options in accounting.
The Doctoral Program in Accounting includes a strong coursework component and offers the opportunity to gain entry into an academic or research career.
The Department of Accounting teaches into a number of specialist areas, to cater for the diverse interests of our students and researchers.
Auditing and Assurance Services
The Accounting Podcast Series (TAPS), hosted by Associate Professor Albie Brooks, explores the accounting research output of the University of Melbourne and our distinguished visitors. We delve into innovations and developments in our teaching program, and provide commentary on issues of the day in accounting in bite-sized episodes perfect for your commute.
|1||10 May 2019||Professor Gary Biddle, The University of Melbourne||How Accountants Shape Civilisations and the Nature of Accountability|
|2||13 May 2019||Professor Michael Davern, The University of Melbourne||Ethical Issues Associated with the Management of Big Data|
|3||13 May 2019||Professor Mary Barth, Stanford University||The Evolution of, and Challenges for, Financial Accounting and Standard Setting|
|4||TBA||Professor Naomi Soderstrom, The University of Melbourne||Environmental and Sustainability Issues in Accounting|
|5||TBA||Mr Sujay Nair, The University of Melbourne||TBA|
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Australian Accounting Hall of Fame
Accounting in Australia has a long and distinguished heritage. From the early years of European settlement to the present day, accountants and accounting have played important roles as the country pursued economic and social advancement. Throughout this long and distinguished history there have been many individuals whose achievements, both alone and in combination with others, have been significant and whose impact on the discipline has been profound. The Australian Accounting Hall of Fame seeks to identify and recognise these individuals and their contributions. Click to read more about the Australian Accounting Hall of Fame.
The Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships extends its warmest appreciation and thanks to the major sponsors of the Australian Accounting Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Ceremony for their support and assistance.
Nomination and Selection
Click here to view the nomination process. The Selection Committee determines, by preferential ballot, individuals eligible to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in any year.View
The 2020 Australian Accounting Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Ceremony will be held in March 2020. Registrations open in January 2020. Click below for the 2019 event listing.View
Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame inductees and event information.View