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    October 2017 - today: Senior Lecturer in Accounting

    March 2006- 2017: Lecturer in Accounting

    Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK


    February 2004 - February 2006: Research Fellow

    The Cullen Centre for Risk and Governance, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK


    July1998 - September 1999: Accountant

    ‘Oddette Nicos Petrides Co Inc’, Tobacco trading company, Kavala, Greece


    1994- 1997 Part Time accounting assistant

    Konstantinos Papapanagiotou, Accounting Office, Kavala, Greece


    PhD in Accounting (2005)

    University of Glasgow,Glasgow,UK


    MAcc in International Accounting and Financial Management (2000)

    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK


    Bachelor in Accountancy (1998)

    Technological Educational Institute, Kavala, Greece



    Research Interests

    Management Control

    Accountability and control in public services

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting

    Organisational Trust

    Accounting Pedagogy

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (HEA)

    British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

    European Accounting Association (EAA)

    Management Control Association (MCA)

    European Network for Research in Organizational and Accounting Change (ENROAC)

    International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER)

    Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

    Teaching Activity

    Aston Business School, UK

    BNM838 Research Design, Practice and Ethics (PG)

    BFM224 Management Accounting (PG)

    BFM223 Sustainability Accounting and Accountability (PG)

    BF1120 Introductory Accounting for Business (UG)

    BF2262 Management Accounting (UG)

    BF3301 Organisational Context of Management Accounting (UG)

    BF3395 Auditing and professional Ethics (UG)


    MSc dissertation / project supervision (Various programs across the business studies)


    University of Birmingham, UK

    2011 Auditing (UG)

    2012 Auditing Theory and Practice (PG)


    Rouen Business School/NEOMA, France

    2011 – 2014, Cost Accounting – Programme Grande Ecole


    University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

    2013 – Management Accounting (ECTS: 8, PG), Ljubljana Summer School (8 - 26 July 2013)


    University of Glasgow

    2001 – 2005 Tutoring at Various Financial and Management Accounting UG courses

    External Connections and Partnerships

    External Examiner, University of Cork (2017 – today) MSc International Accounting Practice

    External Examiner, University of Chester (2013- 2018) Various modules in BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Chester and external partners)

    External Examiner BPP Business School, London (2011 – 2015) Various modules in BSc (Hons) Business Studies, BSc (Hons) Professional Accounting, BSc (Hons) Finance and Banking

    External Assessor for the Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, Athens, Greece (since 2010)

    Administrative Roles

    Research Convenor, Accounting Department ABS (January 2015 – October 2016)

    Course Director, BSc (Hons) Accounting for Management (January 2010 – June 2014)

    Member, ABS Research Ethics Committee (2008 - 2011)

    Aston MARG Conference organiser since 2006

    Accounting Education Seminar organiser November 2015, funded by the British Council – featuring at Aston MARG/MCA

    Professional/editorial offices

    Ad hoc reviewer for:

    Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal


    Critical Perspectives on Accounting

    Journal of Applied Accounting Research

    Funding Applications and Awards


    CIOT (Chartered Institute of Taxation) £8,000 April 2017, Co-Investigator
    ‘Property tax management and impact on social housing and governance: a case study of the stamp duty and registered social landlords’, with Dr Carlene Wynter (PI), Dr Sarah Lauwo, Dr Nunung Hidayah (Aston)

    CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) £8,000 November 2015, Principal Investigator
     ‘The role of accountants and management accounting practices in the context of sustainable development in Vietnam’, with Dr Ataur Belal (Aston), Dr Doan Ngoc Phi Anh (DaNang University, Vietnam), Le Thi Na (DaNang University, Vietnam).

    UK-ASEAN Knowledge Partnership (British Council) £30,000, November 2014, Principal investigator   ‘An evaluation on the business curriculum in the UK and Vietnam and its impact on Advanced Management Accounting’, with Dr Doan Ngoc Phi Anh (DaNang University, Vietnam), Dr Angela Lorenz (Aston).

    August 2012- July 2014 – Co-investigator in grant application to the Office of First Minister and Deputy First Minister Northern Ireland (OFMDFM)-

    An Investigation of Gender Equality Issues at Executive Level in Northern Ireland Public Sector Organisations – with Prof Joan Ballantine – Principal investigator (University of Ulster), Professor Kathryn Haynes (Newcastle University), Mr Tony Wall (University of Ulster) – total funding granted  £164,758 (Aston share 2% of time:  £5,401).


    2006 – Principal Investigator British Accounting Association Public Services Special Interest Group UK, 'Stakeholders perceptions of the Prudential Code for UK local government' , with co-investigators Dr John Hood, Professor Steve Bailey and Dr Darinka Asenova, Caledonian University

    Research funding granted £3700 – Project lead to the following publications:

    • Hood J., Asenova D., Bailey S., and M.M. Manochin (2007): ‘The UK's Prudential Borrowing Framework - A retrograde step in managing risk?’, Journal of Risk Research,  Vol. 10, No 1, p.p. 49 – 66 
    • Bailey S., Asenova D., Hood J., Manochin M. (2010) ‘An exploratory study of the utilisation of the UK’s Prudential Borrowing Framework’, Public Policy and Administration, Oct 2010, No 25, pp. 347 – 363


    1999 - 2003 - Postgraduate Scholarship - I.K.Y. (State Scholarships Foundation, Greece), Athens, Greece.

    Exams in Financial Accounting, Costing, Monetary Policy and Financial Institutions, English for Business Professionals


    Not Funded

    2008 – Principal Investigator ICAS research proposal £19,544 – ‘RSL accountability’ with co-investigators Professor Stan Brignall, Professor Lisa Jack and Claire Howell

    Submitted November 2008, through the review process until final decision by Research Director – not funded July 2009


    2008 – Principal Investigator ESRC First Grant 2008 application FEC £278,746 (with mentor Professor Stan Brignall) ‘The governance and accountability of Registered Social Landlords – learning from cases’

    Submitted January 2008, shortlisted and referred for consideration by the Commissioning Panel April 2008 – not funded June 2008.



    PhD/DBA Examining


    2019 External Examiner – PhD viva ‘The Role of Management Accounting in Supporting Organisational Performance, The Case of an English NHS Foundation Trust’, Ali Hazim Younus Alyamoor, Nottingham Trent University

    2018 External Examiner – DBA viva ‘The potential of a knowledge based performance measurement model in the Swiss Financial Services industry’, Samuel Lehmann, University of Gloustershire

    2016 External Examiner – Doctorate in Professional Studies by Public Works Viva ‘From the Intransitive to the Transitive – Emerging the Australian tax profession as a profession in its own right’, Ruth Ferraro, University of Middlesex

    2011 External Examiner – PhD viva ‘The effect of some contingent variable on Universities’ Accounting Systems and Performance Management’, Abbas Alimoradi Sharifabadi, University of Southampton



    2016 Internal Examiner – PhD viva ‘reduced audit quality in government audit’, Firdaus Amyar, Aston Business School

    2015 Internal Examiner – PhD viva ‘Change in internal auditing practice: evolution, constraints and ingenious solutions’, Azharudin Ali, Aston Business School

    2014 Internal Examiner – PhD viva ‘Institutional complexity in Thai State Owned Enterprises: the implementation of performance measurement systems’, Natnipha Luangsomboon, Aston Business School

    2011 Internal Examiner – PhD viva ‘Performance Management in the United States and France’, Bruno Cohanier, Aston Business School

    2008 Internal Examiner –PhD viva ‘An exploratory study of management accounting and control systems in a developing country’, Ahmed Musa Mohammed, Aston Business School

    Contact Details

    Phone: +44(0)121 204 3732
    Room: ABS410

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    Research Output 2003 2019

    Management accounting and control for sustainability and strategic decision making

    Harris, E., Herzig, C., De Loo, I. & Manochin, M., 5 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Management Control. 30, 1, p. 1-4

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Marching with the Volunteers: Their Role and Impact on Beneficiary Accountability in an Indonesian NGO

    Dewi, M., Manochin, M. M. & Belal, A. R., 20 Jun 2019, In : Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 32, 4, p. 1117-1145 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Non-governmental organizations
    Cultural capital
    Social capital

    Towards a conceptual framework of beneficiary accountability by NGOs: An Indonesian case study

    Dewi, M. K., Manochin, M. & Belal, A., 19 Dec 2019, In : Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 102130.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    non-governmental organization

    Corporate Identity: How it is shaped in practice

    Glanfield, K., De Loo, I., Manochin, M. M. & Ackfeldt, A-L., 6 Sep 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Bureaucratic reform in post-Asian crisis Indonesia: the Directorate General of Tax

    Wihantoro, Y., Lowe, A., Cooper, S. & Manochin, M., Sep 2015, In : Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 31, p. 44–63 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    reform program


    An in-depth case study of beneficiary accountability practices by an Indonesian NGO

    Author: Dewi, M., 2017

    Supervisor: Belal, A. R. (Supervisor) & Manochin, M. M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    An investigation of management accounting control systems in the palm oil industry: a sociomaterial approach to practice change

    Author: Ali, F., 30 Mar 2015

    Supervisor: Lowe, A. D. (Supervisor) & Manochin, M. M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    Municipal benchmarking: organisational learning and network performance in the public sector

    Author: Noordhoek, M., 2013

    Supervisor: Brignall, T. J. (Supervisor) & Manochin, M. M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


    Systematic financial resources allocation processes: a model for critical resources mobilization and deployment for nigerian universities

    Author: Onuoha, L., 23 Feb 2015

    Supervisor: Higson, H. E. (Supervisor) & Manochin, M. M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business Administration


    The equity analyst rating decision: a strong structuration analysis

    Author: Lee, K., 12 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Manochin, M. M. (Supervisor) & Wynter, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business Administration



    Postgraduate Scholarship IKY

    Melina Manochin (Recipient), 2000

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities 2007 2013

    ACCA Ethics Workshop

    Melina Manochin (Host)
    27 Nov 2013

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Business and Community - Hosting of external, non-academic visitor

    Routledge (Publisher)

    Melina Manochin (Peer reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Palgrave Macmillan (Publisher)

    Melina Manochin (Peer reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    External Examiner

    Melina Manochin (Examiner)

    Activity: Examination typesExamination

    Univerza v Ljubljani

    Melina Manochin (Visiting lecturer)
    2013 → …

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution