Dr Zakaria Aribi
Reader in Accounting and Finance, Theme Lead of Finance, Accounting and Banking Research
School of Business
Dr Zakaria is a Reader in Accounting and Finance. His principle research interests lie in the field of accounting and finance. In particular, financial reporting quality, sustainability reporting, CSR, Islamic banking and corporate governance.
Zakaria is Research Lead of Finance, Accounting and Banking group in the School of Business. He has a strong profile and a rapidly growing research reputation around his principle research area. His published research papers have appeared in many high-quality refereed international journals in accounting and related fields.
Since obtaining his PhD, Zakaria has taught on several undergraduate and postgraduate modules. He has led modules on Management Accounting, Financial Management, Islamic Finance, Research Method, and Business Environment. Zakaria has developed several Accounting & Finance courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate degree schemes. Zakaria is an experienced PhD supervisor with nine completions and over of forty post graduate dissertations. He is interested in supervising PhD students who would like to research into the areas of Financial reporting quality, audit quality, Islamic Finance, corporate governance and Islamic finance. He is particularly interested in applied empirical work using econometric modelling. His published research papers have appeared in many high-quality refereed international journals in accounting and related fields. Zakaria is on editorial boards of a number of accounting and Finance journals and he has presented his research at a number of national and international conferences, workshops and seminars in various countries. Zakaria’s academic reputation is also reflected in the numerous invitations which he has received to be guest editor, give seminar presentations and conference talks and externally examined PhD theses.
- BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
- MSc Audit Management & Consultancy
- PhD Accounting and Finance
- CIMA Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Finance
- PGCE, University of Central Lancashire
- Literati Award , Emerald, 2019
- Research Excellence Award, 2009
- Corporate Governance
- Earning quality
- Islamic Banking
- Key audit matters and audit quality
- Sustainable Reporting
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
- Islamic Studies Network, the Higher Education Academy in the UK
- Member of the British Accounting and Finance Association
SELECTED PUBLICATION 1.Khaled, B and Aribi, Z.A, The Impact of Corporate Governance and Accruals Flexibility on the Interaction between Earnings Management Strategies. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance evaluation. Forthcoming. 2. Aribi, Z. A., Arun, T., & Gao, S. (2019). Accountability in Islamic financial institution: The role of the Shari’ah supervisory board reports. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, 10(1), 98-114. 3. Almahrog, Y., Ali Aribi, Z., & Arun, T. (2018). Earnings management and corporate social responsibility: UK evidence. Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, 16(2), 311-332. 4. Aribi, Z. A., Alqatamin, R. M., & Arun, T. (2018). Gender diversity on boards and forward-looking information disclosure: evidence from Jordan. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8(2), 205-222. 5. Alqatamin, R. M., Aribi, Z. A., & Arun, T. (2017). The effect of the CEO’s characteristics on EM: Evidence from Jordan. International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, 25(3), 356-375. 6. Alqatamin, R., Aribi, Z. A., & Arun, T. (2017). The effect of CEOs’ characteristics on forward-looking information. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 18(4), 402-424. 7. Darko, J., Aribi, Z. A., & Uzonwanne, G. C. (2016). Corporate governance: the impact of director and board structure, ownership structure and corporate control on the performance of listed companies on the Ghana stock exchange. Corporate Governance, 16(2), 259-277. 8. Aribi, Z.A. and Arun, T., 2015. “Corporate social responsibility and Islamic financial institutions (Ifis): management perceptions from IFIs in Bahrain”. Journal of Business Ethics, 129(4), pp.785-794. 9. Arun, T. G., Almahrog, Y. E., & Aribi, Z. A. (2015). Female directors and earnings management: Evidence from UK companies. International Review of Financial Analysis, 39, 137-146. 10. Darko, J., Aribi, Z. A., & Uzonwanne, G. C. (2016). Corporate governance: the impact of director and board structure, ownership structure and corporate control on the performance of listed companies on the Ghana stock exchange. Corporate Governance. 11. Dowling, M., & Aribi, Z. A. (2013). Female directors and UK company acquisitiveness. International Review of Financial Analysis, 29, 79-86. 12. Aribi, Z. A., & Gao, S. S. (2011). Narrative disclosure of corporate social responsibility in Islamic financial institutions. Managerial Auditing Journal, 27(2), 199-222. 13. Aribi, Z. A., & Gao, S. (2010). Corporate social responsibility disclosure: A comparison between Islamic and conventional financial institutions. Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, 8(2), 72-91.
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