Dr Farooq Mahmood

About

Farooq is a Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant who sits on the board of an NFP as its finance director. He has also serves in an advisory role for another global organisation for the harmonisation of the accounting practices of its international operations which are spread in several dozen countries. Farooq's industry experience includes roles at Fidelity International as Fund Accountant and RSI International (formerly Baker Tilly accountants) in the audit function. In addition to having taught Management Accounting, Financial Reporting Disclosure and Investor Relations at the postgraduate level at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Valuation and Securities Analysis course at their summer school, Farooq has also lectured accountancy for ACCA and CIMA professional qualifications. He has served as the secretary of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) SEAG. He has been receiving prestigious academic teaching and learning awards for three consecutive years at Kingston University. These awards include Lecturer of the year, Best use of technology, Personal tutor award and university-wide Personal Support award.

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Qualifications

  • Chartered Management Accountant
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • PhD in Accounting
  • Masters in Research

Teaching and learning

Secior Lecturer of Accounting

Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Best Lecturer 2019-20

Lecturer of the year 2017-18

Lecturer of the year 2016-17

Lecturer of the year 2015-16

Best use of Technology award  2016-17 and 2015-16

Best use of Technology award  2015-16

Personal support award 2016-17

Personal Tutor of the year 2015-16

Farooq has also been a lecturer for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional qualifications. In addition, he has been lecturing at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) as a Guest teacher.

Qualifications and expertise

  • FHEA

Research

Areas of specialism

  • UK Charity Accounting
  • Earnings Management
  • Financial misreporting by NFPs
  • Expense classification shifting

Scholarly affiliations

  • Peer Reviewer - Financial Accountability and Management
  • Secretary - British Accounting and Finance Association

Business, knowledge transfer and international

Dr Farooq Mahmood is a Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. He has served as a finance director of an NFP and in an advisory role for another global organisation for the harmonisation of its global accounting practices in several dozen countries. Farooq's industry experience includes roles at Fidelity (Investments) International as Fund Accountant and RSM International (formerly Baker Tilly accountants) in its audit function. Farooq has also been a lecturer for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) professional qualifications.

Qualifications and PROFESSIONAL expertise

  • Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)