Sara Saynor

Mrs Sara Saynor

    • United Kingdom

    Personal profile

    Contact Details

    Tel: 0121 204 5455

    Email: s.saynor@aston.ac.uk

    Qualifications

    CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT - INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (ACA) 1995

    SENIOR FELLOWSHIP HEA 2019

    PGCERT EDUCATION 2016

    BSc MODERN HISTORY 

    Biography

    Sara began her Accounting career with the graduate scehem at KPMG Birmingham where she worked as an auditor before qualfying as a Chartered Accountant followed by a move to EY to specialise in employee related Tax and share schemes. This was followed by a role as a Human Capital Consultant for TowersWatson before moving into Accounting Education.  

    Sara worked for BPP Professional Education training students for their ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW and ICAS exams before transferring to the Higher Education sector.  Sara joined Aston in 2016 and is a Senior Teaching Fellow and currently the Programme Director for the Accounting & Finance Undergraduate Programme. 

    Sara was awarded the 2019 Aston Business School Award for "Enhancing the Student Experience"

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    SENIOR FELLOW HEA

    INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS 

    Teaching Activity

    Sara's current teaching expertise is centred around Management Accounting and Financial Management subject areas.

    Employment

    1991-1995:  KPMG - Auditor

    1995-2000: EY  - Tax Manager

    2000-2004:  TowersWatson  - Human Capital Consultant

    2006-2012: Accounting tutor freelance BPP Professional Educaiton / Coventry University

    2012 -2016:  Birmingham City University - Senior Teaching Fellow

    2016-present: Aston University - Senior Teaching Fellow