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Accounting

The Division has a two-fold mission to deliver excellence in accounting education, research and engagement with the accounting and business communities:

  • Provide students with an accounting education that equips them with relevant knowledge and skills to be accounting and business professionals and leaders.
  • Create and disseminate knowledge in the theory and practice of accounting.

 

Our mission drives our strategic priorities, which are to:

  • Deliver courses that equip students with relevant accounting and business knowledge, ethical reasoning, critical thinking, analytical, digital, communication, and teamwork skills that meet the current and evolving needs of the accounting and business communities. 
  • Build awareness of graduates among leading accountancy and premier employers. 
  • Equip doctoral students with the skills to conduct high quality research and teaching, and place them at reputable academic institutions.  
  • Conduct high quality research that advances accounting knowledge, practice or education, and disseminate this via publication in academic and professional outlets and via conferences.  
  • Promote faculty engagement with and service to the academic, accounting and business communities, and society.  


Our Bachelor of Accountancy programme (BAcc) has the longest history in Singapore, and the division is the first in Singapore to be accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) for its accountancy programmes. Our PhD programme in accounting is one of the most well-established outside the US, and our doctoral students are placed at well-established universities such as Erasmus University (EU), University of Hong Kong, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (US), and University of New South Wales (Australia).


The Division's faculty members include professors with PhDs from renowned universities such as Columbia University, University of British Columbia, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Texas at Austin, University of Pittsburgh and University of Washington. Besides teaching, faculty members engage in high quality research, as evidenced by faculty publications in the top six accounting journals (namely Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting & Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and The Accounting Review). In a 2019 Accounting Research Ranking by Brigham Young University, NTU was ranked in the top 40 globally and third outside North America based on publications in major accounting journals across all years and all areas. Please check out this webpage for further faculty highlights.


To promote the dissemination of research and exchange of ideas, the Division organizes regular research seminars through the Centre for Accounting and Auditing Research. It also co-organises the annual International Symposium on Audit Research with the University of Southern California, Maastricht University, and University of New South Wales, and the annual Tri-University Research Conference with the National University of Singapore and Singapore Management University.


The Division’s faculty members are engaged with and serve on committees of several governmental,  professional and business organisations including, among others, the Accounting Standards Council Singapore, Accountant General Office, Public Transport Council, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore and Singapore Institute of Directors. 

Faculty​​​

Head of Division

TONG Yen Hee​

Professors​

TAN Hun Tong
YEO Hian Heng, Gillian

Associate Professors

CHOO Teck Min
CHUNG Lai Hong
Kevin KOH
NG Bu Peow, Terence
SHANKAR Premila Gowri
TAN Mui Siang, Patricia
TAN Seet Koh
TONG Yen Hee
ZHANG Huai

Associate Professors (Practice)

BOO Hian Yong, El'fred
JIAN Ming
LEE Kin Wai
LOW Kin Yew
TAN Kai Guan, Clement

Assistant Professors

Jeffrey CLARK​

CHEONG Foong Soon​​
​CHUNG Byung Hun
Alper DARENDELI​​
Kelvin LAW
YIN Huaxiang
ZENG Yachang
Zheng LEITTER

Senior Lecturers

CHAN-NG Ai Lin
GOH Kia Hong​
LAU Yin Kheng​
LIM Chu Yeong​
PHANG Mee Seong, Michelle
ZHU Zinan​

Lecturers

CHONG Eng Heng
LAU Chew King
Rony LIM

Adjunct Associate Professors

HO Kok Yong
HOW Chin Hong, Aylwin​
SHUKLA Anil J N
​​TAN Chin Soon, Dominique​
TAN How Choon
TAN Soo Phay, Eric
TEO Khee Hwee, Eric


 

Contact Us

Laura Posadas VERMA (Ms) & Madeline PUA (Ms)
Division of Accounting, Academic Support Unit (ASU)
Phone: +65 6790 4866
Email: laura.posadas@ntu.edu.sg & madeline.pua@ntu.edu.sg

​Address: S3-01A-07, Nanyang Business School,
Nanyang Technological University
50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798

TONG Yen Hee (Associate Professor)
Head, Division of Accounting
Phone: +65 6790 5743/4866
Email: ayhtong@ntu.edu.sg
Address: S3-01A-08, Nanyang Business School
Nanyang Technological University
50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798

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