Dr Kazi Islam Accounting, Economics, Finance & Property / 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) 3023 4289 - Ext: 54289

Office Location

CQUniversity, Room 21.01

160 Ann Street, Brisbane

Queensland 4000, Australia

About Me

Dr Kazi Saidul Islam is currently working as a Lecturer in Accounting in the Department of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Property of the School of Business and Law at Central Queensland University (CQU), Australia. Prior to this appointment, he worked several years in the Department of Accounting (now Accounting and Information Systems) at the University of Rajshahi in Bangladesh.
Kazi has PhD in Accounting from Central Queensland University. He examined accounting manipulation (fraudulent financial reporting) in selected US and Australian banks and financial organisations by applying social-psychology/criminology theories. He holds a Graduate Certificate in Business degree from the University of Wollongong (UOW), NSW, Australia. He studied Australian Taxation Law (Continuing Accounting Education) from the University of Sydney (USYD), Australia.
Kazi also holds MPhil, MCom and BCom(Honours) in Accounting from the University of Rajshahi in Bangladesh. In his MPhil dissertation, he examined financial reporting in commercial banks in Bangladesh. Kazi completed Banking Diploma (I) when he worked in the banking industry in Bangladesh prior to commencing teaching at universities.
Professional memberships
CPA (Australia)
CMA (Australia)
Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)
Kazi was previously a member of the British Accounting Association (BBA) and Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA).
Teaching
Kazi coordinated and taught a number of units:
Accounting systems and assurance
Auditing and ethical/professional practice
Financial accounting theory
Financial accounting
Corporate (company) accounting
Corporate governance and ethics
Research Interests
In collaborative research and supervising PhD/Masters by Research in the following areas:
Accounting manipulation/fraudulent financial reporting/(mis)applications of accounting standards
Forensic analysis of corruption, governance/accountability, (un)ethical practices and auditing
Performance and risks/(in)solvency of financial and non-financial organisations
Intellectual/Human capital in organisations
Corporate social responsibility
Students from Australia-pacific regions, Asia, Africa, Arab countries and other parts of the world are welcome to pursue research higher degree (RHD) studies with us. Please visit the following link to explore opportunities for applications and scholarships for RHD at CQU.

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. (2010). A social-psychology perspective of WorldCom failure : appraising accounting manipulation in the lens of fraud triangle. In Leadership under uncertainty : Annual International Conference on Accounting, Business, Leadership and Information Mangement (ICABLIM 2010), 15-16 May 2010, Crowne Plaza Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. (pp. 2-29). U.S.A.: Emerald Group Publishing.

Link to ACQUIRE

Islam, K., & Rahman, S. (2010). Causes and methods of accounting manipulation in Australia : a post-mortem of HIH insurance. In 1st Annual AAA Forensic and Investigative Accounting Section Research Conference, May 7-8 2010, Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A. (pp. 1-30). U.S.A.: American Accounting Association,.

Link to ACQUIRE
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