- Adjunct Professor Helen Irvine
- Sessional Academic
QUT Business School,
- Adjunct Professor
QUT Business School,
- Discipline *
- Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
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PhD (University of Wollongong)
- Professional memberships
Helen is a CPA and has been a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia and a number of other professional and academic bodies over her academic career. She is currently on the editorial boards of Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Accounting History, and the Australasian Accounting Business & Finance Journal, and performs reviews for these journals and others such as Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Financial Accountability & Management, Australian Accounting Review, Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, Pacific Accounting Review, Accounting Historians Journal, Accounting History, Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Accounting Research Journal, Third Sector Review and Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change. For many years, she was a member of the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Special Interest Groups for Qualitative Research and Accounting History, and was co-chair of the Public Sector and Not-for-profit Special Interest Group.
Not-for-profit accounting, Financial Reporting and standard setting, Accounting history, Research methodology
Background Helen’s first career experience was in a large chartered accounting firm, after which she worked as a contract writer and tax agent before pursuing an academic career. She joined QUT in 2008 from the University of Wollongong. Helen’s doctoral thesis was on the institutionalisation of accounting practices in a large not for profit organisation.
- Accounting in not-for-profit organisations
- Financial reporting
- Qualitative research methodology.
While a full-time academic, Helen led the Not-for-profit accounting and accountability research group: http://www.qut.edu.au/research/research-projects/not-for-profit-accounting-and-accountability-research-group
- Irvine HJ, Moerman L, Rudkin K, (2010) A green drought: The challenge of mentoring for Australian accounting academics, Accounting Research Journal p146-171
- Irvine H, (2002) The legitimizing power of financial statements in the Salvation Army in England, 1865-1892, Accounting Historians Journal p1-36
- Irvine HJ, Lazarevski K, Dolnicar S, (2009) Strings attached: new public management, competitive grant funding and social capital, Financial Accountability and Management p225-252
- Mackenzie K, Buckby S, Irvine HJ, (2009) A framework for evaluating business lead users' virtual reality innovations in Second Life, Electronic Commerce Research p183-202
- Cortese C, Irvine HJ, Kaidonis M, (2009) Extractive Industries Accounting and Economic Consequences: Past, Present and Future, Accounting Forum p27-37
- Irvine H, (2005) Balancing money and mission in a local church budget, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal p211-237
- Irvine H, Deo H, (2006) The power of the lens: A comparative analysis of two views of the Fiji Development Bank, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal p205-227
- Irvine H, Gaffikin M, (2006) Getting in, getting on and getting out: reflections on a qualitative research project, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal p115-145
- Irvine H, (2007) Corporate creep: an institutional view of consultancies in a non-profit organisation, Australian Accounting Review p13-25
- Irvine HJ, (2008) The Global Institutionalization of Financial Reporting: The Case of the United Arab Emirates, Accounting Forum p125-142
For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.