Beverley Jackling is an Adjunct Professor in the Victoria University Business School.

Beverley was previously a Professor of Accounting and the Director of the Financial Education and Research Unit (FERU) in Victoria University Business School. Prior to joining VU, she was an Associate Professor in Accounting at RMIT and Deakin.

She has an established background in management roles in higher education having been Head of School and Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning) in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance at Deakin University. She's also been the Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Business and Law at Victoria University (2009-2011).

Beverley has strongly built links with professional accounting bodies and is the inaugural Chair of the Faculty of Accounting Education of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). She is currently an advisor to the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority for the Economic and Business curriculum years 5 to 10.

She is also the recipient of numerous research grants linked with international and national professional accounting associations (e.g. IFAC, ACCA/IAAER, AFAANZ, CPA Australia, ICAA).

Beverley's research profile in higher education includes publication in numerous international journals, and presentations at national and international conferences.

In addition, Beverley has also been engaged in research projects investigating training in the insurance and financial planning disciplines.

Key publications


Watty, K., Jackling, B. and Wilson, R.M.S. (2012) Personal Transferable Skills in Accounting, Taylor and Francis

Book chapters

Keneley, M., and Jackling, B. (2012) "The Acquisition of Generic Skills of Culturally-diverse Student Cohorts", Personal Transferable Skills in Accounting, Taylor and Francis

Jackling, B. (2011) "Perceptions of the learning context and learning outcomes", Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer

Jackling, B. (2011) "Longitudinal research on changes in learning of university students", Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer

Refereed journal articles

Jackling, B. (2013). "Global adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards: Implications for accounting education". Issues in Accounting Education, 28(2)

Jackling, B., de Lange, P., & Natoli, R. (2013). "Transitioning to IFRS in Australian classrooms: Impact on teaching approaches". Issues in Accounting Education, 28 (2)

Jackling, B., Natoli, R., Nuryanah, S., & Ekanayake, D. (2013). "Celebrating 20 Years of Publication of Accounting Education: an international journal: 1992–2011". Accounting Education: an international journal, 22(1), 18-43

Richardson, J., Jackling, B., Henschke, K. and Tempone, I. (2013), "Developing a collaborative model of industry feedback for work placement of business students", Asia Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education 14(1) 28-43

Johl, S., Jackling, B., & Wong, G. (2012). "Ethical decision-making of accounting students: evidence from an Australian setting". Journal of business ethics education, 9, 51-78

View the full list of Beverley's publications in Victoria University's Institutional Repository.

Research grants

AFAANZ Researcher Grant (2012), $6,000

Joint Accounting Bodies Grant (2012), $40,000

CPA Global Research Perspectives Grant (2011), $24,300

Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant (2011), $188,000

ACCA/IAAER (2010/2011), £16 000

ACCA/IAAER (2008), $40,000

ARC Linkage Grant (2006), $798,000

Professional membership

  • Member, CPA Australia
  • Member, AFAANZ
  • Member, American Accounting Association
  • Member, European Accounting Association


Areas of expertise

  • Accounting education including learning approaches, graduate outcomes, generic skills, international students & perceptions of the profession
  • Corporate governance in emerging economies
  • Professional development needs of business graduates and industry including financial literacy

Contact details

+61 (3) 9919 1541