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Salford Business School

Dr Mohammad Albahloul

Lecturer in Accounting & Finance

Biography

Dr. Mohammad Albahloul is a Professionally Certified Accountant and a lecturer in Accounting at the University of Salford. He is currently leader of three PG Programmes.  His research focuses on the international characteristics of accounting profession, auditing and accounting education. Prior to joining Salford University, he worked as International Consultant, and obtained his PhD at Manchester University. He has gained a valuable consultancy experience in accounting and auditing reforms including projects management in UK and overseas. He has a massive teaching and academic experience from working in both UK and overseas higher education institutions. I joined Salford University Business School in January 2015 as a Lecturer in Accounting. I specialise in Auditing and my research interest focuses on the international characteristics of accounting profession and accounting education (i.e. IFRS / IAASs / IESs). I have had previous academic positions at many national and international universities; UK and overseas. Valuable management consultancy experience has been gained in accounting and auditing reforms. Currently my teaching is under/post graduates degrees and supervising master and PhD students. 

Teaching

Auditing and Assurance, Financial Risk Management, Management Decision Making, and Ethical & Islamic Finance. Management Accounting Techniques for undergraduate degrees in Accounting & Finance.

Islamic Financial Market and banking for Postgraduate taught degree.

Research Interests

International Accounting and Auditing (IFRS / IAASs / IESs), Accounting Education (Curricula Development for Accounting Programme).

Qualifications and Memberships

PhD in Accounting & Finance, Alister Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP), University of Salford, 

MSc. (Res) in Accounting and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, Damascus Universty.

BSc (Hon) in Economics, Tishreen University

Certified Public Accountant

Member of the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA)

Member of the Association of Syrian Certified AccountantsThe British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA)

BAFA’ International Accounting and Corporate Governance Special Interest Group

CPA; a member of the Syrian Association of the Certified Public Accountants.

Publications

Nasseri, A, Sayyadi, M, Yazdifar, H, Eskandari, R and Al Bahloul, M (2018), 'Causality between cash flow and earnings “evidence from Tehran (Iran) Stock Exchange', Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 17 (2), pp. 210-228.

Abd Aarahman Alhares, Maher Alamin, and Mohammad Albahloul (2014) The Impact of Indicators of Fraud Triangle Factors on Estimating Fraudulent Financial Reporting Fraud (An Experimental Study in Syrian Audit Environment) Journal of Irbid University.

Rada Driebati, Maher Alamin and Mohammad Albahloul (2013) The Impact of Time Budget Pressure on audit evidence procedures, the case of Syrian auditors, Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies (Economic and Law), vol 34.

Mohammad Albahloul (2012) A Suggested Approach to Adapt the Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRs) in Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs): The Case for Syria, Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies (Economic and Law), vol 33.

Mohammad Albahloul (2011) Accounting Standards from an International Prospective, Workshop Syrien, Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe, GRIN Verlag Fur Akademische Texts, Germany

Mohammad Albahloul, Linda Kirkham, Stuart Turley (2002) The role of the Big Accounting Firms in the Internationalisation Process of Auditing Practice, Financial Reporting & Business Communication Conference; Research Unit, Sixth Annual Conference- Cardiff Business School, 4-5 July.A Suggested Approach to Adapt the Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRs) in Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs): the Case for Syria Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies (Economic and Law), Lattakia, Syria, March 2012.

Accounting Standards from an International Prospective: in Workshop Syrien, Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe: Band 4, Anthology, GRIN Verlag Fur Akademische Texts, Germany 2011, Pp. 111-127

The Bases of Syrian Corporate Governance Due to Auditors and Investors Viewpoints, Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies (Economic and Law) with Alkadi, H., Lattakia, Syria. 2010 Vol. 32(2).

The role of the Big Accounting Firms in the Internationalisation Process of Auditing Practice”, the Financial Reporting & Business Communication Conference; Research Unit, Sixth Annual Conference, 4-5 July 2002, Cardiff Business School, The UK.

 

Postgraduate research

I have supervised students in the areas of International Auditing, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Fraud and Risk Management, IFRS, Earning Management and Accounting Education. I would be interested in supervising future doctoral students in these areas.