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
Reza_Hesarzadeh
Reza Hesarzadeh
Associate Professor
Department of Accounting
Hesarzadeh@um.ac.ir
 +985138805325

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
Associate Professor
Mahdi Moradi
Professor
Farzaneh Nassir Zadeh
Associate Professor
Mohammad Javad Saei
Assistant Professor
Mahdi Salehi
Associate Professor
Mohammad Hossein Vadiei Nowghabi
Associate Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Akbari, F., Salehi, M., & Bagherpour Velashani, M. (2019). The relationship between tax avoidance and firm value with income smoothing: A comparison between classical and Bayesian econometric in multilevel models. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 27 (1), 125-148.
Hesarzadeh, R., & Ameneh Bazrafshan (2019). CEO ability and regulatory review risk. Managerial Auditing Journal, 34 (5), 575-605.
Salehi, M., Nadia Mahdavi, Saeed Zarif Agahi Dari, & Hossein Tarighi (2019). Association between the availability of financial resources and working capital management with stock surplus returns in Iran. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 14 (2), 343-361.
Salehi, M., Hossein Tarighi, & Malihe Rezanezhad (2019). Empirical study on the effective factors of social responsibility disclosure of Iranian companies. Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies, 26 (1), 34-55.
Salehi, M., Mohamad Reza Fakhri Mahmoudi, & Ali Daemi Gah (2019). A meta-analysis approach for determinants of effective factors on audit quality. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 9 (2), 287-312.
Salehi, M., Farzaneh Komeili, & Ali Daemi Gah (2019). The impact of financial crisis on audit quality and audit fee stickiness: evidence from Iran. Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, 17 (2), 201-221.
Al - Naffakh, A., & Abbaszadeh, M. (2019). Earnings Quality, Earnings Management and Financial Bankruptcy. Al Kut Journal of Economics Administrative Sciences, 30 (30), 164-192.
Hosseinihashemi, S., Mirzaei Shahrabi, M., Jafari, A., Hosseinpourtousi, P., Antonio Frontera, Lari Dashtbayaz, M. (2019). Effects of N-oxidation on the molecular and crystal structures and properties of isocinchomeronic acid, its metal complexes and their supramolecular architectures: experimental, CSD survey, solution and theoretical approaches. RSC Advances, 9 (44), 25382-25404.
Lari Dashtbayaz, M., Salehi, M., & Toktam Safdel (2019). The effect of internal controls on financial reporting quality in Iranian family firms. Journal of Family Business Management, 9 (3), 254-270.
Salehi, M. (2019). The relationship between management characteristics and firm performance. Competitiveness Review, 29 (4), 440-461.
Hesarzadeh, R., & Rajabalizadeh, J. (2019). Financial reporting readability: Managerial choices versus firm fundamentals. Revista Espanola de Financiacion y Contabilidad, (), -.
Hesarzadeh, R., & Rajabalizadeh, J. (2019). The impact of corporate reporting readability on informational efficiency. Asian Review of Accounting, ahead-of-print (), -.
Moradi, M., Jabbari Nooghabi, M. (2019). Investigation of fractal market hypothesis and forecasting time series stock returns for Tehran Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange. International Journal of Finance and Economics, (), -.
Haghighi, R., Bagherpour Velashani, M., & Saei, M. (2019). Establishment of Integrated Accounting Information Systems in an Emerging Market-Problems and Barriers. International Journal of Business and Development Studies, 11 (1), 83-97.
Salehi, M., & Mohsen Sehat (2019). Debt maturity structure, institutional ownership and accounting conservatism Evidence from Iranian listed companies. Asian Journal of Accounting Research, 4 (1), 35-51.
Salehi, M., & Molla Imeny, V. (2019). Anti-money laundering developments in Iran Do Iranian banks have an integrated framework for money laundering deterrence?. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, 11 (4), 387-410.
Salehi, M., & Noman Rashidi Soorestani (2019). The Effect of Audit Committee and Board of Directors Characteristics on Audit Fees and Internal Control Quality in Iran. Journal of Quantitative Methods for Economics and Business Administration, 28 (1), 23-42.
Salehi, M., Sharbanoo Khazaei, & Hossein Tarighi (2019). Tax Avoidance and Corporate Risk: Evidence from a Market Facing Economic Sanction Country. Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 6 (4), 45-52.

Recent theses and dissertations

Azad, A. (2019). Estimating Materiality Threshold at Financial Statements Level. , ( Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aljaberi, M. (2019). Study the Relationship Between Changes in Corporate Governance Characteristics on earnings Persistence in Companies listed on the Tehran Stock Exchange and Iraq Stock Exchange. , ( Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mousavi, M. (2019). A Study of the Relationship between Business Strategy and Auditor Features on Readability of the Auditor\'s Report. , ( Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shariaty, A. (2019). Review of national and international differences in the earnings management behaviors resulting from political costs. , ( Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Chenari, E. (2019). A study of the relationship between social capital and intellectual capital on the prediction of earnings by management and social responsibility desclosure. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barani, A. (2019). Examining the Type and Nature of Earnings Management in Banks: Evidence of Audit Quality and Significant Investments. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Almasi Moghadam, E. (2019). Review the role of firm attributes in the relationship between competition in the audit market and the quality of profit. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asghari, S. (2019). Relationship between Personality types with Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction of Auditors. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Akbarzadeh Miri, M. (2019). A study of the relationship between business strategy and corporate social responsibility reporting. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yavari, B. (2019). Investigating the effect of IT on the weakness of internal controls: considering the role of companys size, capital structure, operations complexity. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Grayloo, M. (2019). Investigating the Relationship between Business Group Affiliation and Corporate Social Responsibility with Moderating Role of Audit Quality. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Molla Imeny, V. (2019). Presenting a model to identify money laundering indicators for Iran by comparing the behavior of Irans and the UKs auditors when red flags suggest the presence of criminal activity in the form of money laundering. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Behnamrad, M. (2019). The effect of information asymmetry on the relationship between managerial ability and capital structure. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Maallah, A. (2019). The impact of political communication between Board of Director Interlocks and financial reporting Quqlity in Iraq and Iran. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sedaghaty Manesh, B. (2019). A study of Managerial Ability during Life Cycle Stages on cost stickiness. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Pahlavan, Y. (2019). Studying the relationship between the competitive conditions, excessive increase in the exchange rate and, history of IACPA membership with audit quality.. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saber Mojtahedi, F. (2019). investigate the impact of CEO narcissism on corporate risk. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammadi Khanaman, F. (2019). A Study of the effect of audit market competition and auditor interlock and large investor on financial reporting quality. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shirzad, A. (2019). Modeling the Sources of Relative Cost Stickiness and Effects on Earnings Forecast accuracy: An International Study. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aradmehr, M. (2019). Product Market Competition, Dividend Policy, Financial statements comparability. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseinipour, R. (2019). Identification the Network of Board of Directors and its effect on Earning Management and Corporate Financial Performance: The Network Analysis Method Approach. , (Doctoral dissertation of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arshadi Khorasani, A. (2019). The effect of firm life cycle on relationship between corporate social responsibility and financial distress. , (Doctoral dissertation of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Esmaeilzadeh, A. (2019). The role of product market competition on the relationship between corporate social responsibility and firm value. , (Doctoral dissertation of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Masoumi, S. (2019). Investigating the relationship between auditor characteristics and corporate governance on the readability of financial statement notes. , (Doctoral dissertation of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farhadi, O. (2019). The relationship between self-compassion, self-knowledge and self-efficacy with Professional Judgment of auditors. , (Doctoral dissertation of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahroudi, V. (2019). THE MODERATING EFFECTS OF SOME FEATURES CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ON ACCOUNTING CONSERVATISM AND QUALITY OF EARNINGS. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Daneshvar, H. (2019). The impact of Weaknesses in internal control, Solidarity of the Board of Directors on the probability of bankruptcy. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hayaeian, S. (2019). How strategic knowledge management drives intellectual capital to superior organizational effects. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asadi, S. (2019). Business Strategy, Over- -Under-- Investment, and Managerial Compensation Board Bonus. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hoseini, S. (2019). The relationship between tax avoidance and risk taking with regard to the moderating role of the company strategy and More confidence to management. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Almaghooth, H. (2019). A study of Auditors Legal Responsibility and Auditors Awareness about Their Legal Responsibilities in Iraq. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Albu Saber, A. (2019). The relationship between cash holding and management features companies in Iran and Iraq. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rastegari, A. (2019). The impact of community social capital on asymmetric cost behavior. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Heidari, S. (2019). Investigating the relationship between social and human capital on relative performance and Volatility in stock returns. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mokhtari Nezhad, L. (2019). Readability of financial statements and Stock Price Crash Risk. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al-samrae, H. (2019). A study of the relationship between government indicators and economic freedom with audit characteristics in iran and iraq. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohebbi, A. (2019). The Relationship between Aggressive Real Earnings Management and Current and Future Audit Fees. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghodrati, A. (2019). A study of the relation between modified audit report basis remediation and firms financial performance and market response. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rafiei, M. (2019). Investigating the Effect of TEDAN System Analytical Reports on Information Efficiency in Tehran Stock Exchange. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghasemi Daghi, R. (2019). The Investigation of the Relationship Between Debt and Cash Capital on Accrual and Cash Performance. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al-jaberi, H. (2019). A study of the Relationship between product market, relative performance evaluation and the cost of auditing services in Iraq. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hussein, A. (2019). The Effect of morality and spiritual features on the auditors performance. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Albadr, K. (2019). The Impact of the Audit Opinion on Earnings Quality on the Iraqi Stock Exchange. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zahedi, J. (2019). Approaches to measuring financial resilience. , (Master's thesis of Accounting). Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

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Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Accounting

Phone: +985138806312-5325

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