Dr Philip Saj
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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
Awards & Achievements
2009 Scott Henderson Award for Excellence in Teaching
2015 Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Not-for-profit and public sector financial reporting and accountability
Examples of Teaching Materials
Films: "A Few Minutes With..."
Financial reporting, accountability, and performance measurement and governance in not-for-profit organisations
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.
2004 Performance Measurement in Community Welfare Organisations. Commerce Department,
2006 Performance Reporting by Charities. ANZTSR 2006, Adelaide.
2010 Performance Reporting in a Large Multi-Service Community Welfare Organisation. APIRA,
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,
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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