Dr Jayce Naidoo is a Senior Lecturer in the Victoria University Business School at Victoria University. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy from North West University, South Africa, and a Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Accounting from Monash University.

Dr Naidoo is a CA(CAANZ) and an Associate member of Institute of Public Accountants. He is also a current and full member of Victorian Institute of Teaching.

He has published in several journals and has supervised 10 doctoral students.

His research interests are environmental management accounting, cost and cost control, decision making systems, ERP systems, and accounting education.

He has been course convenor and lecturer for Management Accounting and Computerised Accounting in an ERP Systems(SAP) for over 10 years at VU.

He has held appointments at Fort Cox College, Tshwane University of Technology and University of South Africa and Victoria University, in positions of Head of Department, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer and Course Coordinator and offshore site coordinator of Sunway Malaysia, Singapore Lithan Academy, CUFE China and Kuwait.


Refereed journal articles

Naidoo, M. (2014) "Using group work to improve management accounting student’s generic skills in preparation for their accounting careers", Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal , 9(2), Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association, Malaysia

Naidoo, M. (2011) "Managing capital investments at South African private universities", Problems and Perspectives in Management, VOL.9, Issue 1, Business Perspectives, Ukraine

Naidoo, M. (2011) “Using activity-based costing to manage private universities in South Africa”, Problems and Perspectives in Management, VOL.9, Issue 4, Business Perspectives, Ukraine

Naidoo, M. (2010) "Traditional cost systems of South African private higher education institutions", Problems and Perspectives in Management , VOL.8, Issue 4, Business Perspectives, Ukraine

Ahmad, AR, Farley, A and Naidoo, M. (2012) ‘Analysis of government–university relationship from the perspective of Agency Theory’, Journal of Education and Practice, vol. 3, no.6, pp. 12–21.

Conference publications

Naidoo, J., Jackling, B., Paguio, R., Prokofieva, M., Seelanatha, L., Henderson, F. and Oliver, B. (2011), “Identifying employment expectation-performance gaps of accounting graduates using graduate employability indicators”, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, Darwin, Australia, 3-5 July.

Naidoo, M. (2008), “An analysis of the cost systems of South African private higher education institutions”, International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference, Orlando, USA, 3-6 January.

Ahmad, AR, Farley, A and Naidoo, M (2012) ‘Impact of the government funding on the categorisation of Malaysian public universities’, IMHE General Conference, Attaining and Sustaining Mass Higher Education, 17–19 September.

View more of Dr Naidoo's publications in VU's Research Repository.

Teaching responsibilities


Dr Naidoo currently coordinates:



Completed 3 PhD’s as co-supervisor and currently principal supervisor for 5 PhD students.

Research grants

2011 - Represented Management Accounting unit as sub-group of ALTC competitive grant, ‘Building course team capacity to enhance graduate employability’, with Prof. Beverley Jackling as leader.

Professional memberships

  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Appearances in the media

Julia Hinde, 15 June 2009, "Course Road Test, Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Victoria University, Sorry but this one sounds dull..." , Interview with Dr Jayce Naidoo, The Age.

Areas of expertise

  • Environmental management accounting
  • Cost and cost control
  • Decision making systems
  • ERP systems
  • Accounting education.

Contact details

(03) 9919 4337