Department of Accounting

Preparing experts in the area of planning and supervision of financial and accounting affairs for private and public institutions is the main aim of the Department of Accounting. The country's critical need for financial, accounting and auditing experts, the importance of precise control of income and expenditures and also designing and executing advanced accounting models are some of the reasons for which this field of study was established at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

The Master's programs for accounting and auditing were established in 2004. The main aim of these programs is to train experts for teaching the Accounting Science in educational and research institutions.

The Ph.D. program has been established in 2013 to prepare highly motivated experts needed by institutions of higher education and research organizations.More

Head of the Department of Accounting
Mahdi Moradi
Associate Proffesor
Depatment of Accounting

Concentration areas offered by the Department of Accounting
 Areas Bachelor's Master's  Ph.D
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Academic staff

Mohammad Reza Abbaszadeh
Associate Professor
Mohammad Ali Bagherpour Velashani
Associate Professor
Reza Hesarzadeh
Associate Professor
Behzad Kardan
Assistant Professor
Mahmoud Lari Dashtbayaz
Assistant Professor
Mahdi Moradi
Farzaneh Nassir Zadeh
Associate Professor
Mohammad Javad Saei
Assistant Professor
Mahdi Salehi
Associate Professor
Mohammad Hossein Vadiei Nowghabi
Associate Professor


Recent journal articles

Salehi, M., , & (2018). The effect of reporting quality on stock returns of listed companies on the Tehran Stock Exchange. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 67 (1), 4-19.
Salehi, M., , & (2018). Earnings quality and managerial access to debt financing: empirical evidence from Iran. Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, 34 (1), 48-70.
Salehi, M., Lari Dashtbayaz, M., & (2018). The effect of CEO tenure and specialization on timely audit reports of Iranian listed companies. Management Decision, 56 (2), 311-328.
Salehi, M., , & (2018). The effect of characteristics of audit committee and board on corporate profitability in Iran. Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, 34 (1), 71-88.
Sadeghloo, T., Sojasi Qeidari, H., Salehi, M., & Jalali, A. (2018). Obstacles and methods of financing for the development of local entrepreneurship in Iran. International Journal of Development Issues, 17 (1), 114-138.
Salehi, M., , & (2018). The relation between corporate governance mechanisms, executive compensation and audit fees: Evidence from Iran. Management Research Review, 41 (8), 939-967.
Doryab, B., & Salehi, M. (2018). Modeling and forecasting abnormal stock returns using the nonlinear Grey Bernoulli model. Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science, 23 (1), 95-112.
Salehi, M., & N. Dehnavi (2018). Audit report forecast: an application of nonlinear grey Bernoulli model. Grey Systems: Theory and Application, 8 (3), 295-311.
Nassir Zadeh, F., Salehi, M., & H. Shabestari (2018). The relationship between corporate governance mechanisms and internet financial reporting in Iran. Corporate Governance, 18 (4), 1-22.
Salman, F., Salehi, M., & Al-maliki, H. (2018). The effect of Islamic sacred months on stock prices in Iran and Iraq Stock Exchanges. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, 10 (1), 111-119.
Hesarzadeh, R. (2018). Corporate reporting readability and regulatory review risk. Baltic Journal of Management, 13 (4), 488-507.
Salehi, M., Hoda Majbouri Yazdi, & Mohammad Nekoei (2018). the effect of communication capabilities of suppliers and external green integration on the green and financial performance in Iran. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, 10 (3), 309-323.
Salehi, M., Lari Dashtbayaz, M., & S. Mohammadi Moghadam (2018). The relationship between management characteristics and firm innovation. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 67 (7), 1113-1131.
Salehi, M., Bahman Jamalikazemini, & Shayan Farhangdoust (2018). Board compensation and disclosure quality: Corporate governance interference. Contaduria y Administracion, 63 (4), 1-30.
Mahmoud Mousavi Shiri, Salehi, M., Fatemeh Abbasi, & Shayan Farhangdoust (2018). Family ownership and financial reporting quality: Iranian evidence. Journal of Family Business Management, 8 (3), 339-356.
, -., Kardan, B., & Salehi, M. (2018). The relationship between cash holdings, investment opportunities and financial constraint with audit fees. Asian Journal of Accounting Research, 3 (1), 15-27.
Salehi, M., Lari Dashtbayaz, M., & Sohila Khorashadizadeh (2018). Corporate social responsibility and future financial performance Evidence from Tehran Stock Exchange. EuroMed Journal of Business, 13 (3), 351-371.
Salehi, M., & Marziyeh Farzaneh (2018). The impact of board’s human capital on the relationship between board’s characteristics and firm’s performance in Iran. International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 15 (4), 293-308.
Salehi, M., Mahmoudabady, M., & Adibian, M. (2018). The Relationship between Managerial Entrenchment, Earnings Management, and Firm Innovation. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 67 (9), 2089-2107.
Salehi, M., Nasrin Ziba, & Ali Daemi Gah (2018). The relationship between cost stickiness and financial reporting quality in Tehran Stock Exchange. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 67 (9), 1550-1565.
Hesarzadeh, R. (2018). Are the individual and collective roles of financial reporting quality measures the same? Evidence in the context of information uncertainty. Revista Espanola de Financiacion y Contabilidad, 48 (1), 1-44.
Ameneh Bazrafshan, & Hesarzadeh, R. (2018). Multiple directorships and managerial ability. European Journal of International Management, 18 (4), 1-23.
Abbaszadeh, M., Salehi, M., & Seyed Masoud Faiz (2018). Association of information technology and internal controls of Iranian state agencies. International Journal of Law and Management, 61 (1), 1-20.
Al-ahblee, H., Nassir Zadeh, F., & Salehi, M. (2018). The Distance between Auditor and Client. Al Kut Journal of Economics Administrative Sciences, 2 (30), 213-234.
Almansoori, M., Moradi, M., & Salehi, M. (2018). Accounting Conservatism and Long-Run Stock Return: Some Evidence of Initial Offering in Tehran Stock Exchange. Al-Qadisiyah Journal for Administrative and Economic Sciences, 3 (3), 1-12.
Majid Ramazani, Salehi, M., & Lari Dashtbayaz, M. (2018). Relationship between Cash Flow Management and Financial Performance of Companies Listed on the Tehran Stock Exchange. Proceedings of the Faculty of Economics, University of East Sarajevo, 17 (2), 27-37.
Akbari, F., Salehi, M., & Bagherpour Velashani, M. (2018). The effect of managerial ability on tax avoidance by classical and Bayesian econometrics in multilevel models. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 13 (6), 1656-1678.
Salehi, M., Hossein Tarighi, & Haydar Sahebkar (2018). The impact of auditor conservatism on accruals and going concern opinion: Iranian angle. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 11 (4), 650-666.
Salehi, M., & Zahra Dastanpoor (2018). The effects of psychological factors on the performance of independent auditors in Iran. Current Psychology, (0), 0-0.
Khalife Soltani, N., & Nassir Zadeh, F. (2018). Recognition of the Skills and Knowledge of Iranian Auditors at workplace. Iranian Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 2 (2), 31-56.

Recent theses and dissertations

Policies, rules and governance

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Accounting

Phone: +985138806312-5325

Fax: +985138807195