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Farooq is a Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant who has served on the board of an NFP as its Finance Director. He has also been serving in an advisory role for a global organisation, working on the harmonisation of accounting practices for its international operations. Farooq's industry experience encompasses positions at Fidelity International as a Fund Accountant and at RSM International (formerly Baker Tilly Accountants) within the audit function.
Aside from his professional roles, Farooq has been involved in academia, teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the London School of Economics (LSE). He has also been a lecturer for the ACCA and CIMA professional qualifications. Additionally, he has served as the Secretary of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) SEAG.
Farooq's contributions to teaching and learning have been recognised through several prestigious awards at the University. These awards include Lecturer of the Year, Best Use of Technology, Personal Tutor Award, and University-wide Personal Support Award.
Senior Lecturer in Accounting
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.
Farooq is interested in all aspects of Financial Misreporting, Earnings Management and more specifically Financial Reporting in the NFP sector.
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.
Farooq is currently involved with consulting a couple of NFP organisations with their financial reporting matters.
In addition to being the module leader for Management Accounting, Farooq is currently the year tutor for the final year undergraduate students.