Dr Kazi Islam School of Business and Law

Lecturer in Accounting Systems and Assurance

PhD (CQU), GradCertBus (Wollongong), MPhil, MCom, BCom Honours (Rajshahi), Banking Diploma (I), CPA (Australia), CMA (Australia)

Contact Details

Email: k.islam@cqu.edu.au

Phone: (07) 4930 9555 - Ext: 59555

Office Location

About Me

Research Interests:

Financial reporting - accounting standards and accounting manipulation/fraudulent reporting; Corporate governance - regulatory and behavioural issues of financial reporting; Corporate social responsibility / environmental reporting

PhD: Social psychology of accounting manipulation: A study of US and Australian companies

MPhil: An evaluation of financial reporting of commercial banks in Bangladesh

Interested to undertake collaborative research and supervise research in the contexts of developed, developing and underdeveloped countries

Teaching Areas:

Accounting systems - financial accounting, managerial accounting and information systems

Auditing and assurance

Accounting theory

Professional Experience

Auditing and ethical practice

Accounting systems and assurance

Professional Memberships

CPA (Australia) 

CMA (Australia)  

Member, American Accounting Association 

Member, Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section of American Accounting Association

Responsibilities

Teaching accounting courses including auditing and accounting information systems

Coordinating courses - developing teaching materials, managing teaching team, handling students and performing administrating functions

Conducting research - pursuing PhD (thesis will be submitted in July 2013)

 

 

Theses

PhD (2014) - Social-Psychological Analysis of Accounting Manipulation: A Study of US and Australian Companies

MPhil (1997) - An Evaluation of Financial Reporting of the Commercial Banks in Bangladesh


Reviews

Reviewed papers for:

Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference
AFAANZ Conference
International Journal of Accounting and Information Management



Refereed Articles

Islam, K. and Rahman, S. 2010. Causes and Methods of Accounting Manipulation in Australia: A Post-Mortem of HIH Insurance’, 1st Annual American Accounting Association (AAA) Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section Research Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, May 7 - 8.

     Islam, K. 2010. 'A Social-Psychology Perspective of WorldCom Failure: Appraising Accounting Manipulation in the Lens of Fraud Triangle', International Conference of Accounting, Business, Leadership and Information Management, New Orleans, USA, May 15-17 (received best paper award in the Accounting Cluster)

Islam, K. 2008. ÍASB and IFRS in Triggering Transparency in Global Finnacial Reporting: A Legitimacy Context', American Accounting Association 14 Annual Mid-Year Conference, San Diego, California, USA, February 2008.

Islam, K., Cooper, K., and Andrew, J. 2007. 'A Voyage to Transparency: How Long to Anchor at Darling Harbour?’, British Accounting Association Annual Conference, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, April.  

Islam, K., Cooper, K., and Andrew, J. 2006. 'Dolorous Songs and Blessings of the Curses', The Journal of American Academy of BusinessVol 9, No 2, September. 

Islam, K. 2005. 'Corporate Governance Drives Following Accounting Scandals and Their Impact on Company Finnacial Reporting in Australia', Waikato Management School Annual Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand. 

Islam, K. and Mainuddin, M. 2003. ‘Changing Pattern of Business Education in Bangladesh’, Conference on Commerce Education in the New Millennium, Tezpur University and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, India, April.  

Islam, K. 2000. ‘Qualitative Characteristics of Financial Reporting of the Commercial Banks in Bangladesh’, Journal of the Institute of Bangladesh Studies, ISSN 0256-503X, University of Rajshahi, Vol XXIII, 2000.

Islam, K. and Akan, H. R.. 1999. ‘A Critical Appreciation of Financial Reporting of Grameen Bank’, Rajshahi University Studies, Part C, Vol. 7.

Islam, K. and Pramanik, A.R. 1999. ‘Disclosures of Accounting Policies: A Study of the Commercial Banks in Bangladesh’, Thoughts on Economics, ISSN 0256-8586, Vol. 9, No.1&2, Jan-June.

Islam, K. and Hossain, S. Z. 1998. ‘Disclosure of Accounting Policies in the Financial Statements of the Insurance Companies in Bangladesh’, Journal of the Institute of Bangladesh Studies, ISSN0256 - 5 03XI, Vol. XXI. 

Islam, K. and Al-Harun, A. 1998. ‘Aggregation Principle in Zakat Accounting’, Zakat and Poverty Alleviation in Bangladesh, IERB, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 14 -15.

Islam, K. 1997. ‘Aspects Relating to Disclosure of Advances : A Study of the Commercial Banks in Bangladesh’,  Bank Parikrama , Journal of the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management, ISSN 1019 - 7044,   Vol. XXII, Nos.4, September- December.

Islam, K. 1996. ‘Financial Reporting of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank’, Rajshahi University Studies, Part C, Vol. 4, July. 1996.

Islam, K. 1996. 'Accounting Policies Governing Disclosure of Financial Facts of the Islamic Banks Working in Bangladesh’, Thoughts on Economics, ISSN 0256 - 8586, Vol.16, No.2, April-June.

COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability - Auditing and Accountability
Conference Paper

Islam, K & Rahman, S 2010, 'Causes and methods of accounting manipulation in Australia: a post-mortem of HIH insurance' paper presented to the 1st Annual AAA Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section Research Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, 7-8 May, 2010.

Link to Catalogue Link to ACQUIRE

Islam, K 2010, 'A Social-psychology perspective of WorldCom failure: appraising accounting manipulation in the lens of fraud triangle' paper presented to the Annual International Conference on Accounting, Business, Leadership and Information Mangement (ICABLIM 2010), New Orleans, USA, 15-16 May.

Link to Catalogue Link to ACQUIRE
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ACCT19082 - Financial Accounting Theory
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ACCT19066 - Accounting Systems and Assurance
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Term 3 - 2015
ACCT19084 - Financial Accounting
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ACCT20048 - Management Accounting Systems
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ACCT19062 - Issues in Financial Reporting
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ACCT20053 - Issues in Management Accounting
Tutor - Rockhampton - ACCT20053 - Term 1 - 2014
ACCT20052 - Issues in Financial Accounting
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ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
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Term 3 - 2013
ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
Unit Coordinator
ACCT19066 - Accounting Systems and Assurance
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Term 1 - 2013
ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
Unit Coordinator
ACCT19066 - Accounting Systems and Assurance
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Term 3 - 2012
ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
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ACCT19066 - Accounting Systems and Assurance
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Term 1 - 2012
ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
Unit Coordinator
ACCT19066 - Accounting Systems and Assurance
Unit Coordinator
Term 3 - 2011
ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
Unit Coordinator
ACCT19066 - Accounting Systems and Assurance
Unit Coordinator
Term 1 - 2011
ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
Lead Lecturer - Rockhampton - ACCT20040 - Term 1 - 2011
ACCT19066 - Accounting Systems and Assurance
Unit Coordinator
Term 3 - 2010
ACCT20040 - Auditing and Ethical Practice
Unit Coordinator
ACCT19061 - Corporate Accounting
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