Dr. Zeeshan Mahmood

Dr. Zeeshan Mahmood


Asst. Prof. Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan.



Ph.D. Accounting (EBS, UK)

M.Res. Accounting (EBS, UK)

M.Sc. Accounting & Finance (BZU, PAK)

ACMA, CGMA, FAIA, AFHEA (UK);

APFA, CAF (PAK)




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OBJECTIVE:



To be associated with progressive and growth oriented organization where I can work dynamically as part of the team and realize my full potential towards the growth of the organization.



TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (LOCAL)



Feb 2016 to Present                         Assistant Professor in Accounting & Finance – BZ University, Multan, Pakistan

                                                            Full Time: BPS 19

Job responsibilities:

ü  Teaching Financial Reporting and Managerial Accounting to undergraduate and postgraduate classes.

ü  Teaching Specialization courses in Accounting to MPhil and PhD Students.

ü  Teaching research courses to MPhil and PhD students

ü  Program Coordinator for M.Sc. Accounting and Finance

ü  Incharge Examinations

ü  Research Coordinator, Commerce Research Center

ü  General Secretary, Commerce Alumni Association

ü  Board Member of Departmental PhD Synopsis Evaluation Committee.

ü  Head Examiner for Accounting courses in the Associate Diploma Program, B.Com and M.Com annual system.



June 2017 - Present                          Chief Research Analyst - COMPANY-K

ü  Providing analytical and research writing support to the local and international organizations

ü  Managing the collection of quantitative and qualitative data

ü  Summarizing and analyzing data

ü  Explaining research findings and their implications

ü  Report Writing



Apr 2008 to Jan 2016                        Lecturer in Accounting & Finance – BZ University, Multan, Pakistan

                                             Full Time: BPS 18

                                             Job responsibilities:

ü  Teaching Accounting and Finance subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate classes.

ü  Preparing lecture and other material for classes.

ü  Marking of student assignments and exams.

ü  Head Examiner for Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting & Managerial Accounting for B.Com and M.Com Annual system.



Jun 2006 to Mar 2008                      Center Manager - College of Advanced Accountancy (CAA), Multan, Pakistan

CAA is a project of Bloomfield Hall Group, which comprises Bloomfield Hall Schools, Country Schools and University College Lahore. CAA aims to provide quality education in the field of accountancy. Currently it has expertise in CIMA, ACCA and CAT.

                                             Job responsibilities:

ü  Overall management of the college.

ü  Reporting to the top management.

ü  Creating the image of the CAA as a leading accountancy tuition provider in the town and product development in coordination with the marketing officer.

ü  Being a centre manager of a revenue centre responsible for making the project a profitable venture.



Jun 2004 – Mar 2006                        Accountancy Program Coordinator -Beaconhouse Business School (BBS), Multan, Pakistan.

BBS is a collaborative venture of Beaconhouse Group, which comprises Beaconhouse School System, Beaconhouse Informatics, Beaconhouse National University, Educators, Beaconnet and Disneyworld.

BBS was established in 2004 with the aim of providing an opportunity to the students to foreign qualifications in the field of accountancy. Department of Accountancy, being the constituent of BBS is providing ACCA qualification.

                                             Job responsibilities include:

ü  Lecture work

ü  Overall management of CAT/ACCA program which includes

·        Dealing with students, teachers,parentsand admin issues.

·        Dealing with ACCA Lahore and ACCA UK Office

LOCAL - PART TIME



Jan 2009 – Sep 2010                         Faculty Member

                                                            Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan,

                                                            Multan Center.

Jan 2009 – Jun 2010                         Course Director CIMA

                                                            SKANS School of Accountancy,

Multan, Pakistan

Mar 2006 – Jan 2009                        Lecturer

                                                            A Levels Accounting

                                                            Bloomfield Hall Schools, Multan, Pakistan



TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (INTERNATIONAL):



August 2014 – July 2015                   Lecturer (Part-time) - Accounting and Finance - Suffolk Business School, University Campus Suffolk

                                                            Module Leader for

                                                            Level 4: Finance and Data Analysis

Level 5: Cost and Management Accounting

Level 6: Management Accounting



Apr 2015 – June 2015                       Higher Education Teacher (Part-time) – Colchester Institute – Colchester Campus

                                                            Module Leader for

                                                            MBA – Financial Management – Reporting and Performance Measurement



Oct 2011 to Apr2015                        Graduate Teaching Assistant – Essex Business School, University of Essex

                                                            Job Responsibilities:

ü  Conducting seminars for BE110 (Financial Reporting & Analysis)

ü  Marking student coursework and giving feedbacks.

ü  Providing one to one support to students during office hours.

ü  Taking part in school meetings and workshops.



Aug 2013 – Aug 2014                        School of Accounting & Finance Leader and Lecturer - London College of Business Management & IT.

                                                            Job Responsibilities:

ü  Teaching different accounting and finance subjects for ABE, ATHE & ACCA programs offered by the college.

ü  Setting and Marking of student assignments and exams.

ü  Preparing module outlines, lesson plans and lecture material.

ü  Moderating lecture material provided by the lecturers.

ü  Conducting meetings for School of Accounting and Finance.



Jan 2011 to Dec 2013                       Lecturer - Accounting and Finance – International Academy, University of Essex.

                                                            Job Responsibilities:

ü  Lecturing for IA151 (Introduction to Accounting)

ü  Setting and marking of class tests and assignments.

ü  Preparing lecture and other material for classes.

ü  Updating Moodle.



PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS AND WOKSHOPS:



·        Attended ACCA’s Teachers Training Conference held in the LUMS Rausing Center on 17-18 December 2004.

·        Participated in Joining the Practitioner Network at Essex Conference held in the University of Essex on 22-23 September 2011.

·        Participated in the Seventh Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (AFEE) workshop held at the university of Essex.

·        Attended a PhD course on “Institutional Logics and Conventions in Organizational Analysis” held at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

·        Attended various training workshops every year organized by the department of learning and development at the University of Essex.

·        Successfully completed the process of CADENZA at University of Essex.

·        Attended the two day training course on Introduction to NVivo, delivered by Data Solutions Services, held at the University of Essex in 23-24 June 2014.

·        Attended the two days International workshop on Structural Equation Modelling using SmartPls organized on 23-24 Feb, 2017 by Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD).

·        Attended the two days International training course on Qualitative Data Analysis using NVivo, Organized on 6-7 April, 2017 by Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD).



PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:



·        Associate Member (ACMA) of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

·        Associate Member of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

·        Fellow Academic member (FAIA-ACAD)of Association of International Accountants.

·        Associate Member (APFA) of Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants.

·        Certificate in Accounting and Finance (CAF), from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

·        Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) UK.

·        Associate Member of Pakistan Corporate Social Responsibility Forum (CSRFP).

·        Associate Member of British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

·        Associate Member of Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies (RAEE)

·        Associate Member of Corporate Social and environmental accounting research (CSEAR)



ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:



·        Ph.D. (Accounting) from Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK in year 2015. Thesis Title: The Emergence of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Pakistan: The Institutional Logics Perspective.

·        M.Res.(Accounting) from Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK in the year 2011.

·        M.Sc. (Accounting & Finance) from BZ University, Multan, Pakistan in the year 2003.

·        Bachelors in Commerce from Multan College of Commerce, Multan, Pakistan in 2000.

·        Intermediate from Government College of Science Multan, Pakistan in the year 1997.

·        Matriculation from the F.G Boys Public High School Multan, Pakistan in the year 1995.



RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:



1.      Ahmad, Z., Khadaroo, I., & Mahmood, Z. (Under Review) Corporate governance regulation in the regulatory space of a developing country: Actors, strategies and outcomes “Critical Perspective of Accounting”. (IF - JCR)

2.      Ali, W., Faisal Alsayegh, M., Ahmad, Z., Mahmood, Z., & Iqbal, J. (2018). The Relationship between Social Visibility and CSR Disclosure. Sustainability, 10(3), 866.

3.      Mahmood, Z., Kouser, R., Ali, W., Ahmad, Z., & Salman, T. (2018). Does Corporate Governance Affect Sustainability Disclosure? A Mixed Methods Study. Sustainability, 10(1), 207.

4.      Ali, W., Frynas, J. G., and Mahmood, Z. (2017) Determinants of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Disclosure in Developed and Developing Countries: A Literature Review. Corp. Soc. Responsib. Environ. Mgmt., 24: 273–294. doi: 10.1002/csr.1410. (IF - JCR)

5.      Mahmood, Z., Ahmad, Z., Ali, W., & Ejaz, A. (2017). Does Environmental Disclosure Relate to Environmental Performance? Reconciling Legitimacy Theory and Voluntary Disclosure Theory. Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences, 11(3), 1134-1152.

6.      Mahmood, Z., Kouser, R., Ibn-e-Hassan, Iqbal, Z., (2017) Why Pakistani Small and Medium Enterprises are Not Reporting on Sustainability Reporting? “Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences” Vol. 11 (1) PP. 488-504 (HEC – Y)

7.      Ullah, M. I., Hamid, K. B. A., Shahzad, A., & Mahmood, Z. (2017). Enhancing the Innovation Capability in Dairy Farms through Knowledge Sharing. Pakistan Journal of Commerce & Social Sciences, 11(1). (HEC – Y)

8.      Mahmood, Z., Kouser, R, Abbas, S., & Saba, I., (2016) The effect of Hueristics, Prospect and Herding Factors on Investment Performance. “Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences” Vol. 36 (1), PP.475-484 (HEC – Y)

9.      Mahmood, Z., Kouser, R, Ahmad, Z., & Ali, W., (2016) Accounting for Privatization and Sustainable Development in Pakistan. “Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences” Vol. 10 (3) 753-777 (HEC – Y)

10.   Rizwan, M. S., Mahmood, Z., Kouser, R, & Saba, I., (2016) Impact of short selling on volatility of individual stocks and aggregate market: Empirical evidence from China. “Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences” Vol. 36 (1) PP.451-463 (HEC – Y)

11.   Akhtar, A., Nawaz, M.K., Mahmood, Z., Shahid, M.S. (2016) Impact of High Performance Work Practices on Employees’ Performance in Pakistan: Mediating Role of Employee Engagement. “Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences” Vol. 10 (3) PP. 708-724(HEC – Y)

12.   Kouser, R., Mahmood, Z., Bano, T., & Aamir, M., (2016) Determinants of Financial Derivatives Usage: A Case of Financial Sector of Pakistan: “Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences” Vol. 36 (2) PP. 641-652 (HEC – Y)

13.   Kausar, R., Mahmood, Z., & Abbas, U. (2016). Impact of Net Stable Funding Ratio Regulations on Net Interest Margin: A Multi-Country Comparative Analysis. Journal Of Accounting And Finance In Emerging Economies, 2(2), 93-102. doi:10.26710/jafee.v2i2.106 (Applied for HEC)

14.   Mahmood, Z., Kouser, R., Iqbal, Z., & Ali, W., (2016) Patterns of Sustainability Reporting in South Asia. “Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences” Vol. 36 (2) PP. 917 – 933 (HEC – Y)

15.   Mahmood, Z., Kouser, R., Sheikh, S.M., Sheikh, M.M., (2015) Impact of Investment Characteristics on Perceived Risk and Return: A Case of Pakistan Stock Exchange. “International Journal of Management Research and Emerging Sciences” Vol. 5 (1) PP. 01-19 (HEC – Z)

16.   Mahmood, Z., & Ahmad, Z. (2015). Quest for Alternative Sociological Perspectives on Corporate Social and Environmental Reporting. Journal Of Accounting And Finance In Emerging Economies, 1(2), 135-153. doi:10.26710/jafee.v1i2.69 (Applied for HEC)

17.   Ahmad, Z., & Mahmood, Z. (2015). Worldwide Diffusion of Corporate Governance (CG) Regulations and Practices: A Literature Review. Journal Of Accounting And Finance In Emerging Economies, 1(1), 55-68. doi:10.26710/jafee.v1i1.74 (Applied for HEC)

18.   Mahmood, Z. (2015). The Emergence of Sustainability Reporting in Pakistan–The Institutional Logics Perspective (Doctoral dissertation, University of Essex).



CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:



1.      Scottish Doctoral Colloquium in Accounting & Finance (2012) University of Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow. Title: “Realistic Evaluation of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Developing Countries – Evidence from Pakistan”.

2.      British Accounting and Finance Association Doctoral Conference (2014) London School of Economics. Title: “Institutional Logic and Rhetorical Strategies in Corporate Sustainability Reporting”.

3.      26th International Congress on Social & Environmental Accounting Research (2014) University of St Andrews, Scotland. Title: “Emergence and Development of Corporate Sustainability Reporting In Pakistan – The Institutional Logic Perspective”.

4.      3rd International French Conference on Social & Environmental Accounting Research (2015) ESSEC Business School, France. Title: “The institutional logics of Pakistani sustainability reporting field”.

5.      Emerging Scholars Colloquium (2015) Stockholm Business School, Sweden. Title: “Emergence and Evolution of Sustainability reporting in Pakistan – The institutional logic perspective”

6.      1st International Conference in Economics, Business and Social Sciences (2016) School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya Univesrity, Multan, Pakistan. Title: Traditional vs Rational: State of Corporate Governance Practices in a Traditional Society of Pakistan.

7.      2nd International Social Sciences Conference (2016) “Social Sciences Research in Post Modern Times” Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan. Title: “The Institutional Logics of Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Evidence from Pakistan”.

8.      2nd SME International Conference (2017), Organised by Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) on March 15-16, 2017 at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore, Pakistan. Title: “Why Pakistani SMEs are not Reporting on Sustainability Practices”.

9.      4th International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management (2017) held on March 21-22, 2017 at University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Title:What Drives Corporate Sustainability? Empirical Evidence from Pakistani Manufacturing Firms”.

10.   British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Annual Conference (2017) held at the Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland on 10–12, April 2017. Title: 'The Developing Country Perspective on Corporate Sustainability Reporting–Main Actors’ Views on the Current State of Affairs in Pakistan'

11.   2nd International Research Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences (2017) held on April 17-18, 2017 by School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan. Title: “An Investigation of the Relationship between Corporate Governance and Sustainability Reporting”.

12.   2nd International Research Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences (2017), held at the Park Royal Hotel Penang, Malaysia on 11 - 12 July 2017. Title: “The Developing Country Perspective on Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Main Actors’ Views on the Current State of Affairs in Pakistan”.

13.   The World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) 2018, held at Movenpick Hotel Karachi, Pakistan, on 19-20 March 2018. Title: The Impact of Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) Regulations of Basel-III on Financial Profitability and Stability: A Case of Asian Islamic Banks

 

RESEARCH SUPERVISION:



1.      Kanwal, T. (2016) An Investigation of the Relationship between Corporate Governance and Corporate Sustainability: A Mixed Methodology Study (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University).

2.      Aamir, A. (2016) The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility Awards on Stock Prices: An Event Study Methodology (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

3.      Fatima, S. (2017) Drivers and barriers for Sustainable business practices in SMEs of Pakistan (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

4.      Chaudhry, S. (2017) The Adoption of Management Accounting Practices in Pakistani SMEs: An Emerging Economy Perspective (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

5.      Ejaz, A. (2017) The Relationship between Corporate Environmental Disclosure and Corporate Environmental Performance: A study of Pakistani corporations (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

6.      Ali, A.M. (2017) Institutional Drivers of Corporate Sustainability Management Practices: Evidence from Pakistan (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

7.      Atta, S. (2017) An Exploratory Study on Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards for Small and Medium Enterprises in Pakistan (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

8.      Latif, A. (2017) Determinants of Sustainable Entrepreneurship (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

9.      Latif, B. (2017) Entrepreneurship (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

10.   Islam, Z. (2017) Islamic Accounting and Reporting Practices of Islamic Financial Institutions in Pakistan Entrepreneurship (MPhil dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

11.   Ramzan, S. (2017) The impact of Corporate Governance on Cosmetic Earnings Management: Evidence from Pakistan (MPhil dissertation, Directorate of Distance Education Bahauddin Zakariya University)

12.   Kamran, M. (2017) The Perception of Public Sector Auditors’ on Performance Audit in Pakistan: An Exploratory Study. (MPhil dissertation, Directorate of Distance Education, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

13.   Aslam, K. (2017) Corporate Social Responsibility and Stakeholders’ Intentions: Evidence from Pakistan (MPhil dissertation, Directorate of Distance Education, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

14.   Chaudhry, H. (2017) Determinants of Intellectual Capital Reporting: Evidence from an Emerging Economy (MPhil dissertation, Directorate of Distance Education, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

15.   Ashraf, N. (2017) Determinants of Customers’ Intention to use Islamic Banking Financing (MPhil dissertation, Directorate of Distance Education, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

16.   Nawaz, K. (2017) The Effectiveness of Akhowat Foundation and Micro Financial Institutions in Reducing Poverty (MPhil dissertation, Directorate of Distance Education, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

17.   Zeeshan, M. (In Progress) (MPhil dissertation, Directorate of Distance Education, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

18.   Ismail, H. (In Progress) The Determinants and Outcomes of Comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting (CSRR): Evidence from Pakistan (PhD dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

19.   Qureshi, U. (In Progress) Evaluating Investments in Accounts Receivable: Evidence from South Asian Emerging Economies (PhD dissertation, Department of Commerce, Bahauddin Zakariya University)

 

SESSION CHAIR / MODERATOR / DISCUSSANT / MEMBER SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE



·        Member, Scientific Committee, 2nd International Research Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences (2017), held at the Park Royal Hotel Penang, Malaysia on 11 - 12 July 2017.

·        Moderator (Panel Discussion on Sustainability Challenges in Emerging Economies: Perspectives from Industry and Academia). 2nd International Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences (2017) held at School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan on April 17-18, 2017.

·        Moderator (Emerald’s Workshop on Guide to Getting Published), 2nd International Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences, April 17-18, 2017 held at School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.

·        Session Chair, 1st International Conference on Economics, Business and Social Sciences, April 13-14, 2017 held at School of Economics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.



EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE



·        Managing Editor, Journal of Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (JAFEE). The Journal of Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (ISSN-Print: 2519-0318) (ISSN-Online: 2518-8488) is a bi-annual open access research journal published by CSRC Publishing, Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy Pakistan. The journal aims to cover topics and issues in various sub-areas of finance and accounting in context of emerging and developing economies.





RESEARCH INTERESTS:



·        Sustainability Accounting and Reporting

·        Integrated Reporting

·        Corporate Governance and Sustainability

·        Management Accounting and Performance Evaluation

·        Behavioural Finance

·        Qualitative Research

·       Organizational and Institutional Studies



DISTINCTIONS AND AWARDS:



·        Received Best Paper Award in the World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) 2018 that was jointly organized by IBA-CEIF, LUMS and INCEIF on 19-20 March 2018 at Movenpick Hotel Karachi

·        Received Best Paper Award in 2nd International SME Conference Organized by SMEDA and UMT Lahore.

·        Completed M.Res (Accounting) with Merit from the University of Essex.

·        Received Foreign Scholarship under Faculty Development Program of BZ University, Multan, Pakistan for Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Essex.

·        Secured a Gold Medal in MSc (Accounting & Finance).

·        Secured a Bronze Medal in B.Com.



PERSONAL STATEMENT:



Teaching and research is my passion. I am a quick learner, hard worker, flexible and student friendly. My multi-disciplinary knowledge and multi-cultural teaching experience enables me to manage challenging behavior effectively and to communicate with people with diverse backgrounds.



REFERENCES:








Dr. Rehana Kouser

Professor of Commerce

Chairperson

Department of Commerce

Bahauddin Zakariya University,

Multan, Pakistan.

Tel: +92(0) 61 9210128

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Dr. Shahzad Uddin

Professor of Accounting

Director Essex Accounting Centre

Essex Business School,

University of Essex,

Colchester, United Kingdom.

Telephone: +44(0)1206 874150

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