Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
Our academics in accounting, auditing, information systems and business law play an essential role in creating new knowledge. We are home to a large group of experts who publish world class research and undertake high level scholarship activities both within Australia and internationally.
Our expertise ranges across financial and management accounting, international reporting, risk management, corporate governance, ethics, information systems, sustainability reporting, financial crime, taxation and business law. Visit our Areas of Expertise to find out more about our staff’s research interest.
Making a play for the players
Today’s businesses and organisations need accountants that can measure performance and provide decisive business advice. As an accountant you need to be able to work strategically with executive and management teams on active problem solving and governance compliance.
Our programs develop the knowledge and expertise you need to advance your career. You will learn to solve accounting and business problems in innovative ways and develop a critical perspective on industry practices. With potential employers like the top accounting and consulting firms, financial institutions, government organisations, banks, SMEs and Not-For-Profits, our graduates can find careers in a multitude of different fields. Whether you are interested in business analysis, forensic accounting, management, budgets, law firms, professional accounting, government or tax accounting – the options are endless.
Your salary in the Accounting and Corporate Governance fields can vary greatly, based on your position. In an entry level position, such as an accounting clerk, you can make an average salary of $30 - $40,000 a year. Moving up to management and beyond, you can easily make $100,000 or more a year.