Researcher

Dr Victoria Jane Clout

Keywords

Fields of Research (FoR)

Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement

Biography

Dr Victoria Clout

Senior Lecturer

School of Accounting, Auditing & Taxation - CA - PhD, Queensland University of Technology | BBus (Honours) Queensland University of Technology

About Victoria

Victoria has a demonstrated track record of working on high quality research projects within the areas of corporate governance, financial accounting and corporate finance. She is a PhD qualified academic, with analytical skills, a track record in high...view more

Dr Victoria Clout

Senior Lecturer

School of Accounting, Auditing & Taxation - CA - PhD, Queensland University of Technology | BBus (Honours) Queensland University of Technology

About Victoria

Victoria has a demonstrated track record of working on high quality research projects within the areas of corporate governance, financial accounting and corporate finance. She is a PhD qualified academic, with analytical skills, a track record in high quality research design, accounting knowledge, and extensive  experience in active learning. Victoria's research investigates decisions of executives and managers about firm accounting information and disclosures which are relied upon by capital markets participants in making decisions. The aim of this research is to provide evidence for investors and other users of financial statements about the influence of these choice on the disclosures with a view to protecting a fair and transparent disclosure regime. Victoria's research has relevance to the accounting industry, market regulators and investors. Victoria is an Associate Editor of: Accounting & Finance; and Accounting Research Journal. She is the social media engagement manager for The Australian Journal of Management and Accounting & Finance. Victoria's current teaching interests include financial accounting, corporate accounting, financial accounting theory and financial statement analysis.

Teaching and Supervision

Current Courses Taught

  • ACCT1511 Accounting and Financial Management 1B

Previous Courses Taught

  • ACCT3563 Issues in Financial Reporting & Analysis

Honours Thesis Supervisions

  • 2014 - Yan Ni Ng - Title: "IFRS Adoption, Value Relevance and the Market-to-Book Ratio"
  • 2007 - Nilan Gandhi - Title: "Earnings Management in Emerging and Compliant Australian Firms"
  • 2007 - Glen Reeve - Title: "Executive Incentive Portfolio and Firm Performance"

My Grants

  • 2019: UNSW Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation Summer Research Grant, $8,214
  • 2016: University of Sydney Business School Pilot Research Grant Scheme $10,000 (with Neal Arthur)
  • 2011: AFAANZ Research Fund Grant (with Andrew Ferguson) $5,000
  • 2010: AFAANZ Research Fund Grant (with Larelle Chapple) $9,277
    WA Business School Research Development Grant (with Ann Tarca) $13,500
  • 2009: AFAANZ Research Fund Grant (with Ann Tarca) $6,969
    UWA Business School Business Research Development Grant (with Ann Tarca) $9,783
  • 2007: UQ Business School New Staff Research Grant (completed) $11,000

My Qualifications

 

  • 2007 PhD in Accounting, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Investigating the relationship between market values and accounting numbers for Australia listed companies. Supervisor: Professor Roger Willett.
  • 2002 Bachelor of Business with First Class Honours in Accounting, QUT

My Awards

  • 2020 UNSW Higher Education Heroes Award 
  • 2020 UNSW Business School - Values in Action Award
  • 2018 Best Paper Prize Ball & Brown (1968) stream AFAANZ conference prize for: “Components of other comprehensive income and analyst forecasting behaviour”
  • 2017 Women in Wealth Awards, Best Accounting Lecturer, Wealth & Finance International.
  • 2016 Best Pitch paper prize FIRN Conference International Journal of Managerial Finance (IJMF) for: “Before the door is closed: Backdoor listing firms’ corporate governance and performance”
  • 2015 The People’s Choice Award UNSW Business School’s eLearning Showcase on presentation of “Redesigning a Large First Year Course for Active Learning”.
  • 2013 Australian School of Business Teaching Excellence Award for Outstanding Technology- Enabled Teaching Innovation
  • 2007 Nominee for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award QUT.

My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

I am interested to supervise HDR students in research that investigates decisions of executives and managers about firm accounting information and disclosures which are relied upon by capital markets participants in making decisions. The aim of this research is to provide evidence for investors and other users of financial statements about the influence of these choice on the disclosures with a view to protecting a fair and transparent disclosure regime.

Current Courses Taught

  • ACCT1511 Accounting and Financial Management 1B

Previous Courses Taught

  • ACCT3563 Issues in Financial Reporting & Analysis

Honours Thesis Supervisions

  • 2014 - Yan Ni Ng - Title: "IFRS Adoption, Value Relevance and the Market-to-Book Ratio"
  • 2007 - Nilan Gandhi - Title: "Earnings Management in Emerging and Compliant Australian Firms"
  • 2007 - Glen Reeve - Title: "Executive Incentive Portfolio and Firm Performance"

My Teaching

  • 1 July 2011 - current Undergraduate introductory financial accounting - ACCT1511 Accounting & Financial Management 1B
  • 2012-2013 - Undergraduate financial accounting 3rd year course - ACCT3563 Issues in Corporate Financial Reporting & Analysis

 

Lecturer-in-Charge: 2013-2015; and 2019-2020 - ACCT1511 Accounting & Financial Management 1B

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Location

Room 3091, Quadrangle building - Ref E15

Contact

+61 2 9385 6957