Associate Professor of Accounting
Phone: 09 921 9999 ext 5255
Tom Scott is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Auckland University of Technology. He teaches courses focused on financial accounting standards, with a particular focus on understanding the effect of accounting choice on business information. His research focuses on examining the intended and unintended consequences of changes in accounting and auditing rules and the usefulness of accounting information. He has published in several academic journals such as Accounting and Finance, International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, among others, and his research has received best paper awards and local media attention.
Tom is currently on the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) board. He also serves as an associate editor for Accounting and Finance, is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Auditing and Pacific Accounting Review, and the organizing committee of QARNs which aims to develop early career researchers and facilitate quantitative accounting research in New Zealand and beyond. Tom also serves on the Australian Accounting Standards Board Disclosure Initiative Project Advisory Panel.
Some current research interests: