Rachel Findlay

Rachel Findlay

Dr Rachel Findlay B.Mus.(Hons.); Dip.Acc.; MSc.; S.F.H.E.A.; Chartered Accountant (ICAS); D.B.A.

Lecturer and BA (Hons) Accounting Programme Leader

Biography

Edinburgh Napier University (Lecturer and Teaching Fellow, 2010 - present)
Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (2014 - present)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (Lecturer, Manager of Luxembourg Programme: 2007-2010)
Lloyds TSB Group (Senior Manager Internal Audit - Specialist in FSA and Financial Services Regulation 2009)
State Street Trustees Limited (Company Secretary and Vice President External Auditing and Compliance, 1999-2009)
Scottish Amicable, Prudential (Manager, Investment Fund Accounting,1997-1999)
JPMorganChase, Luxembourg (Assistant Vice President Investment Fund Accounting, 1995-1997)
Ernst and Young, Luxembourg (Auditor, Investment Funds, Financial Services, 1993-1995)
Ernst and Young, Glasgow (Auditor, 1991-1993)

Research Areas

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Devolved Taxes Committee
  • Accounting Profesional Advisory Group
  • Chair of Auditing Qualification Group; Professional Qualification Review - The Association of International Accountants
  • Scottish Parliament Finance Committee - expert witness

 

Conference Activity

  • Scottish Law Society Conference - Expert Panel Member
  • Institute and Faculty of Actuaries - expert panel member

 

External Examining/Validations

  • Assessment Moderator: Association of International Accountants
  • Examiner: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

 

Media Activity

  • Media commentor (BBC), business, economic policy

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

 

Date


6 results

International student transitions in Higher Education: Chinese students studying on a professionally accredited undergraduate accounting degree programme at a Scottish university

Thesis
Findlay, R. S. M. International student transitions in Higher Education: Chinese students studying on a professionally accredited undergraduate accounting degree programme at a Scottish university. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1037580
The UK Higher Education (UKHE) sector has expanded overseas student numbers in recent years bringing significant economic and financial benefits to the sector and the economy....

Overseas Chinese student experience of a Western, professionally accredited accounting degree.

Presentation / Conference
Holmes, R. (2015, January)
Overseas Chinese student experience of a Western, professionally accredited accounting degree. Poster presented at Edinburgh University Data Analysis Conference, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Poster presentation.

2+2 = Five? Accounting Education and Overseas Chinese Students.

Presentation / Conference
Holmes, R. (2015, January)
2+2 = Five? Accounting Education and Overseas Chinese Students. Poster presented at Edinburgh Napier Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Ignore the scaremongers – banks will not be leaving Scotland if the Yes vote wins

Other
Holmes, R. (2014)
Ignore the scaremongers – banks will not be leaving Scotland if the Yes vote wins
Why banks won't be leaving Scotland.

The Experiences of Overseas Chinese Students on a Professionally Accredited Accounting Degree Programme

Presentation / Conference
Holmes, R. (2014, May)
The Experiences of Overseas Chinese Students on a Professionally Accredited Accounting Degree Programme. Presented at Edinburgh Napier University Research Conference, Edinburgh

Pensions UK and Scotland.

Other
Holmes, R. (2014)
Pensions UK and Scotland
Media article in national newspaper

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