Wayne Hawkins

Division Leader – Accounting & Finance

School of Business

Greenbank Building GR045

+44 (0) 1772 89 4720

Subject Areas: Accounting and Finance

Division Leader - Accounting & Finance

Key responsibilities include: -

  • Providing leadership and contributing to the operational management of the Division of Accounting & Finance and represents the academic discipline of Accounting and Finance within the Lancashire Business School and externally
  • Member of the School Leadership Team and take school-wide functional responsibilities
  • Developing and maintaining an attractive course portfolio with sector-leading content and learning approaches 
  • Leading the academic team to achieve the performance targets set
  • Supporting the academic quality processes within the School by managing assessment boards and reviewing student cases
  • Supporting the development of the research profile of the discipline, alongside senior researchers
  • Supporting the courses for which the division is responsible, and programmes requiring input from the division, and lead the academic team to play a full part in the learning & teaching development and quality assurance & enhancement of each programmes

Jan 2011 – Jan 2014

University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire

Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance
(Course Leader – MA Accounting & Finance, BA Accounting & Financial Management)

Key responsibilities include: -

Responsibility for teaching on both financial and management accounting curriculums ranging from first to third year undergraduate programmes, and on various post graduate programmes

Program planning, development, monitoring, assessment, and evaluation

Course moderation and development

Student assessment and evaluation

Meeting with other academic staff

Course preparation 

Student interviews

Raising awareness of the role of management accounting

Individual and group tutorials

Liaising with Professional Accountancy Bodies

Work placement supervision and assessment

Feb 2005 – Dec 2010

DanniellsFox S.L., Mojacar, Almeria, Spain

Company Accountant

Dec 2001 – Jan 2005

Rose Financial Services, Quesada, Alicante, Spain

Financial Accountant

Jan 1998 – Dec 2001

Soundwell College, Bristol

Senior Accounting Lecturer

Sep 1997 – Jan 1998

University of Wales College, Newport, Gwent

Visiting Teacher

Sep 1996 – Jul 1997

University of Wales College, Newport, Gwent


Apr 1994 – Sep 1996

Self – employed Accountant, Ferndown, Dorset

Jun 1991 – Apr 1994

Schlumberger Technologies, Ferndown, Dorset

General Accounting Manager

Oct 1986 – Jun 1991

National Welsh Omnibus Services Limited, Cardiff,

Cost Accountant

Aug 1984 – Oct 1986

Fabrelle Wallcoverings & Textiles, Bedwas, Gwent

Accounting and Dispatch Manager

External Activities

External Examiner - DMU


1979 - 9 ‘O’ Levels, 1 C.S.E

1981 - 3 ‘A’ Levels

1984 - B.Sc. Hons Degree in Geography

1987 - 1 ‘A’ Level

1992 - Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA)

1997 - Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Distinction

1997 - City & Guilds 7306 Teaching Certificate

1997 - D32 and D33 Assessors Certificates

Professional Memberships

1992 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

1995 Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA)


Advanced Financial Reporting