Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Exeter

Professor McMeeking is an Associate Professor of Accounting, and has been at the University of Exeter since 1998. His research interests are interdisciplinary although the main interest is the use of financial reporting and financial analysis to secure effective corporate governance. His teaching specialisms lie in financial accounting - at the undergraduate, postgraduate and executive levels. Prior to his appointment at Exeter, he was a tutor and completed a PhD at Lancaster University.

Professor McMeeking's research draws from economics literature to investigate issues such as pricing, reputation, litigation and organisational change that are of relevance to academics, practitioners, business entities regulators and the general public.

Research projects:

Rugged Landscapes: K and N values for Big 4 and mid-tier professional firms in the UK, (with Baskerville), presented at the 2009 British Accounting Association Conference and 2009 American Accounting Association.
The Big Four's failure to ensure compliance with financial instruments disclosure requirements (with Bamber), presented at the 2009 British Accounting Association Conference and the British Accounting Association FAR SIG Conference.
The quality and quantity of reporting financial instruments under International Financial Reporting Standard 7, Financial Instruments: Disclosure (with Bamber), presented at the 2009 British Accounting Association Conference.
Symbolic violence, professionalism and the sustainability of UK accounting firms (with Stringfellow), presented at the 2009 British Academy of Management Conference.
The Use of SD Logic for Financial Reporting and Equity Valuation: A UK Empirical Study, presented at the 2009 Frontiers in Service Conference.
"Competition, choice and governance in the UK audit market: interview evidence." Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Research Grant, 2009.;
Professor McMeeking is currently supervising currently supervising 5 PhD students on derivatives financial disclosure; derivatives valuation; theoretical estimations of the relationship between capital and assets; corporate social responsibility and the sustainability of professional service firms.

He has also supervised two PhD students to completion in the broad area of financial reporting.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Exeter