IT Sligo Staff Profiles

MS Maria Scanlon

Assistant Lecturer

Contact Details


Business
IT Sligo
Department of Business
Ash Lane
Sligo

E: scanlon.maria@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Maria Scanlon is a Lecturer in Accounting at IT Sligo having previously worked at DCU Business School. She received a dual degree in European Business, which incorporated two years studying in DCU, followed by two years at the European School of Business, Reutlingen, Germany. Subsequently, she completed the Professional Diploma in Accounting at DCU. Maria qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she worked as an assistant manager in Audit Services and completed a three month secondment at PwC Boston. Maria has lectured at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her main subject areas include audit, financial reporting and financial management.

Maria is currently studying for her PhD at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School UCD. Her research examines auditor-client interactions particularly in the context of recent EU Audit Reform legislation. Maria has presented her research at a number of international and national doctoral seminars and was the Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) nominee at the 2017 American Accounting Association (AAA) doctoral consortium.

Research Interests

Auditing
Corporate Governance
Financial Reporting
Qualitative Research Methods

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2017) Irish Accounting & Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium,
M Scanlon (2017) The Changing Dynamics of Auditor-Client Interactions. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting & Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium, Athlone IT . [Details]
(2017) American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium,
M Scanlon (2017) The Changing Dynamics of Auditor-Client Interactions. [Oral Presentation], American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium, Dallas, Texas . [Details]
(2016) Irish Accounting & Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium,
M Scanlon (2016) Auditor-Client Interactions. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting & Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium, Waterford IT . [Details]
(2016) British Accounting & Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium,
M Scanlon (2016) Auditor-Client Interactions. [Oral Presentation], British Accounting & Finance Association Doctoral Colloquium, Bath, UK . [Details]
(2015) British Accounting & Finance Association Auditing Special Interest Group,
M Scanlon (2015) Auditing Special Interest Group. [Chaired Session], British Accounting & Finance Association Auditing Special Interest Group, University of Edinburgh, Scotland . [Details]
(2015) Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference,
M. Scanlon & M. Canning (2015) Auditor-Client Interactions. [Oral Presentation], Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, Dublin IT . [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2011 Nominated for Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching (New Lecturer Category) Dublin City University
2017 Irish Accounting and Finance Association Representative at American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA)
2006 Chartered Accountant Chartered Accountants in Ireland
2003 Diplom Betriebswirt (Degree in Business Studies) European School of Business (ESB), Reutlingen, Germany
2004 Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Dublin City University (DCU)
2003 Bachelor of Arts in European Business Dublin City University (DCU)

Teaching Interests

Financial Reporting - undergraduate and postgraduate level
Financial Accounting
Auditing
Management Accounting
Financial Management