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 Department of Accounting

 
The Department of Accounting, started in the 1950s, is the origin of modern accounting education in China and boasts a 60-year history. Its contribution to accounting theory and practice has earned national acknowledgement.

 

The RUC was among the first universities authorized to confer master and doctoral degrees in accounting. In 2001, the accounting discipline of RBS was designated as a national key discipline by the Ministry of Education. In 2004, the RBS Department of Accounting was chosen to be one of the first schools in China to pilot MPAcc education and became the home of the Secretariat of the National MPAcc Steering Committee. In 2011, it was selected as one of the first schools in China to pilot MAud eduction.

 

The department offers a variety of academic degree programs including a Bachelor of Accounting, Master of Accounting, MPAcc, MAud, and PhD of Accounting. It also houses a center for post-doctoral studies in accounting.

 

The department is prominent in the fields of accounting theory, accounting standards, management accounting, accounting for government and not-for-profit organizations, auditing and taxation. A number of faculty members serve or have served as vice-presidents or deputy directors of the Accounting Society of China, as members of the Accounting Standards Committee of the Ministry of Finance, or in other consulting or professional roles.  Certain young scholars from the department have been selected by the Ministry of Finance for inclusion in their accounting talent bank.  

 

In recent years, the department has been awarded more than 10 research grants funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the National Social Science Foundation of China and over 20 research projects by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance. It has won more than 20 major academic awards including National Teaching Awards, Beijing Philosophy and Social Sciences Awards, and National Excellent Textbook Awards. A large amount of papers and theses have been published on key academic journals home and abroad.

 

The department  aims to nurture talents of senior accounting management and education who have bothinternational perspectives and profound understanding of current situation in China. Research will continue to focus on the real problems of Chinese accounting with a greater emphasis on adopting international research methods and academic standards. As well, the department takes an active role in developing accounting laws and regulations including accounting criterion and accounting information disclosure systems and endeavors to promote the evolution of accounting practice by enhancing communication and interaction between higher education institutions and enterprises.

 
Senior faculty members:

 

Professor Wei Cao
PhD, PhD Supervisor
Major Areas of Research: Accounting Theory and Standards, International Accounting and Standard Accounting PracticeProfessor Deming Dai
PhD, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, PhD Supervisor
Major Areas of Research: Accounting Theory, International Accounting

 

 Professor Deming Dai
PhD, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, PhD Supervisor
Major Areas of Research: Accounting Theory, Financial Accounting

 

Professor Jianxin Geng
PhD, PhD Supervisor
Major Areas of Research: Accounting of Listed Companies, Accounting of Environmental Protection, Audit Theory and Practice

 

Professor Xin Jing
PhD, PhD Supervisor
Major Areas of Research: Accounting Theory and Standards, Financial Theory and Models, Government and NGO Accounting

 
Professor Jianbo Song
PhD, PhD Supervisor, Director of Bachelor Program
Major Areas of Research: Accounting Standards, Listed Companies Information Disclosure, Internal Control and Risk Management

 
Professor Jingchang Xu
PhD, PhD Supervisor, Director of the Department of Accounting
Major Areas of Research: Accounting Theories and Methods, M&A Accounting, Accounting Regulation in Security Markets

 

Professor Xibo Zhao
PhD, PhD Supervisor
Major Areas of Research: Accounting Standards, Consolidated Government Financial Statement