Dr Philip Saj

Lecturer
Dr Philip Saj
  Org Unit Business School Office
  Email phil.saj@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 6023
  Location Floor/Room 13 36 ,  Nexus 10 Tower ,   North Terrace

Phil took up his poisition at the University of Adelaide in 2001. He is Lecturer in Charge  of Auditing courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and the postgraduate course, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Accountability.  Prior to this he worked in private and public sectors, including an adult education role in the VET sector. Phil has a long involvement in voluntary organisations.

B.Acc (Hons 1A)  PhD CPA

2009 Scott Henderson Award for Excellence in Teaching

2015 Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Auditing
Not-for-profit and public sector financial reporting and accountability

 

Examples of Teaching Materials

Films: "A Few Minutes With..."Set of Films made for undergraduate and postgraduate auditing courses

Financial  reporting, accountability, and performance measurement and governance  in  not-for-profit organisations

 REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

 2003                      Talbot, C. and Saj, P. Promoting Vision and Mission: Multiple    Stakeholders and Frameworks of Accountability. Third Sector Review, Vol. 9. No. 1, pp.137-153.

2012                        Saj, P. The Influence of Mandatory Requirements on Voluntary Performance Reporting by Large Multi-Service Community Service Organisation. Third Sector Review, Vol. 18. No. 2, pp 139-169.

2013                       Saj, P. Charity Performance Reporting:  Comparing Board and Executive Roles. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, Vol. 10. No.3/4, pp.347-368

2013                       Saj, P. The Imperatives for Organizational Governance in a Large Charity:  A Strategic Choice Perspective. Public Policy and Management, Vol. 33. No. 6, pp.407-416.

2013                       Saj, P. Managing Multiple Accountabilities: Balancing Outputs, Inputs and Behaviours to Implement Strategy in a Large Australian Charity. Third Sector Review, Vol. 19. No. 2, pp 51-78.

2014                       Saj, P. Serving the public interest: a failure of Australian charity law reform or a work in progress? in Hoque, Z. and L. Parker (editors) Performance management in non-profit organizations: Global perspectives. 2014, Routledge London.

 

2014                       Saj, P. “A Critique of the Majority Report of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee Review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No. 1) Bill 2014 (Provisions)”. Third Sector Review Vol. 20. No. 2, pp. 52-71.

 

CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

2000      The Impact of the Capitalisation of Operating Leases on Key Financial Ratios: An Analysis of

                 Australian Public Companies.  Poster Presentation, AAANZ 2000 Annual Conference.

2001       Measuring the Vision: KPIs for Not-for-Profit Organisations.        CPA Australia Management

                 Accounting Conference, Adelaide.

2002       Measuring the Mission. CPA Australia Not-For-Profit Day. Adelaide.

2004       Perspectives on Performance: Locating Performance Measurement in a Large Community

               Welfare Organisation. Fourth Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accountancy.

               Singapore.

2004       Performance Measurement in Community Welfare Organisations. Commerce Department,

                Flinders University.

2006       Performance Reporting by Charities. ANZTSR 2006, Adelaide.

2010       Performance Reporting in a Large Multi-Service Community Welfare Organisation. APIRA,

                 2010, Sydney.

            2012        Driving the Reporting Dollar: Synergies for Satisfaction. Presentation at CPA Week, Adelaide.

2012       The Impact of ACNC Reforms on Governance. Presentation to Board of Uniting Communities,

               Adelaide.

2012           Governance Processes in a Large Community Service Organisation. ANZTSR 2012, Hobart.

 

2013            Demystifying the NFP Reforms. CPA Spotlight 2013 Adelaide.

2016      Charity accountability: a private or public matter? Contrasting the views of Australian charities.

Member of CPA Australia  

Member Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

Chair of the Australia New Zealand Society for Third Sector Research 

Member of the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Volunatry Sector Organisations

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