Brad is an Associate Professor in accounting and a Director of the Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships. Brad joined the Department in July, 2003, prior to which he held various academic positions at Deakin University over a period of ten years.
Brads research and consulting experience encompasses financial accounting and disclosure for both private sector and public sector entities.
Accounting and reporting choices made by small and medium size entities and the application of accounting and reporting approaches in understanding corporate social investment and sustainability are examples of current projects.
Brad has published articles in several international research journals including:
- Accounting and Finance
- Accounting Historians Journal
- Accounting History (AH)
- Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (AAAJ)
- Australian Accounting Review
- Australian Economic History Review
- Culture and Policy
- Journal of accounting and Public Policy
- Journal of Accounting Education
In addition, a key focus of his efforts has been to build research capacity across different disciplines and involving industry partners. In this area, Brad has successfully managed and coordinated different research projects involving a range of industry partners, including the Australian Accounting Standards Board, National Water Commission, CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia, Royal Botanic Gardens and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). These projects have attracted over $800,000 in funding from the Australia Research Council and from the National Water Commission (NWC) and have resulted in the development of major research reports and a range of publications in research journals and in the professional journals of the professional accounting bodies. A number of additional research initiatives emanating from this work are currently in progress.
His diverse teaching experience encompasses accounting at all undergraduate levels as well as at postgraduate level and executive education, both in Australia and overseas.
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Post Implementation Review Of Reduced Disclosure Reporting: Examining Reports Lodged By Pr..
Establishing Melbourne As The Asia-Pacific Node Of The Network For Business Sustainability..
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Implementing AASB 15 revenue from contracts with customers: the preparer perspective
Michael Davern, Nikole Gyles, Brad Potter, Victor Yang
Journal article | 2019 | Accounting Research Journal
Purpose This study aims to examine the implementation of AASB 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers to provide insight into pre..
Keeping it private: financial reporting by large proprietary companies in Australia
Brad Potter, Matthew Pinnuck, George Tanewski, Sue Wright
Journal article | 2019 | Accounting & Finance
Since 2010, proprietary companies have had a choice of preparing three types of financial reports that vary in scope. We find that..
Enabling global accounting change: Epistemic communities and the creation of a ‘more business-like’ public sector
B Potter, S Newberry, M Christensen
Journal article | 2019 | Critical Perspectives on Accounting
This article provides an historical assessment of the workings of an epistemic community closely associated with the implementatio..
Digitizing archival records: Benefits and challenges for a large professional accounting association
M Keneley, B Potter, B West, P Cobbin, S Chang
Journal article | 2016 | Archivaria
With antecedents extending to 1886, CPA Australia is one of the world’s most significant professional accounting associations. Ref..
Enhancing the accessibility of accounting and business archives: The role of technology in informing research in accounting and business
PE Cobbin, G Dean, C Esselmont, P Ferguson, M Keneley, BN Potter, B West
Conference Proceedings | 2012 | Proceedings from the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand 2012 Conference
More than a Trickle. A summary of recent water accounting developments and insights into the nature and content of general purpose water accounting reports (GPWARS). These have implications for professionals in accounting, business and related fields.
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Journal article | 2009 | CA Charter
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Doctor of Philosophy
Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
Bachelor of Commerce