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Dr Tam Nguyen

Bachelors (NEU,Vietnam), MSc (Monash University), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (CPA Australia), Chartered Public Finance and Accountant (The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy), Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (The Higher Education Academy), Chartered Accountant (ACCA), PhD (University of Southampton)
Assistant Professor in Accounting

Division: Accounting
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8467073
Location: B09 (Si Yuan Building, Jubilee Campus)

Tam Nguyen PhD, ACCA, CPA Australia, AFHEA is an Assistant Professor in Accounting at Nottingham University Business School. Tam has been qualified as a chartered accountant with a number of professional accountancy bodies including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA, UK) and Australia Certified Practising Accountants (CPA Australia). Before commencing his lectureship at the University of Nottingham, Tam worked as a lecturer at the University of Winchester, University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University. His teaching subjects include Audit & Assurance, Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting and Financial Statement Analysis.

Before starting his academic career, Tam had many years practising as a senior auditor and audit manager at Deloitte and RSM global. His previous job was Finance and Accounting Manager at a multinational company (Samsung) with multiple tasks of reporting, forecasting and budgeting, as well as involvement in different projects as an accounting and finance adviser.

Administrative Roles
Research Series Co-ordinator (Accounting)
I am module convenor of the following modules:


Qualitative Research Methods for Accounting and Finance (N14214)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Current Research Activities
Tam is keen on research activities with interests in accounting, accountability and governance of for-profit and non-profit organisations. His research has been accepted and presented at a number of conferences, such as the European Accounting Association Congress (2015), the American Accounting Association conference (2016) and British Accounting and Finance Association regional conferences (2014, 2015).

Tam has been an active reviewer for several highly recognised peer-reviewed journals, such as Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies.

Tam welcomes PhD applications in the areas of financial reporting, corporate governance, executive compensation and corporate social responsibility (in for-profit and not-for-profit sectors).
I am currently supervising the following Research Students:

Juhee Jain

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Nguyen, T, and Soobaroyen, T. (2019), "Earnings management by non-profit organisations: Evidence from UK charities", Australian Accounting Review, Vol.29(1), 124-142.

Nguyen, Tam, (2013), "Audit risk stems from client acceptance competition among independent auditing firms in Vietnam", Vietnam Journal of Science, Vol.29.3(2013), pp.43-52.

Nguyen, Tam, (2012), "Discussion on internal control system in enterprises in Vietnam", Journal of Accounting and Auditing, Vol.8/2012.

Chapters in Books

Nguyen, T, (2018), "Accounting for Inventory and cost of goods sold", in Financial Accounting, National University Publisher.

Nguyen, T. (2018), "Accounting for Financial Instruments", in Financial Accounting, National University Publisher.


Zhaoxi Dong; Tam Nguyen, 2019, "The Effect of the Say on Pay Law in the United Kingdom", in British Accounting and Finance Association- 2019 Annual Conference.

Zhou, Q. & Nguyen, T. 2018, "Governance and Financial Performance in China's Charitable Foundations", in 18th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies - Sheffield University.

Nguyen, Tam and Soobaroyen, Teerooven, 2017, "How do board and chief executive characteristics influence executive compensation in non-profit organizations? The case of UK charities", in Public Services and Charities: Accounting, Accountability and Governance at a Time of Change, Queen?s University Belfast.

Nguyen, Tam and Soobaroyen, Teerooven, 2016, "Can non-profit board adequately constrain earnings management? The case of UK Charities", in 2016 Government and Nonprofit Section Midyear Meeting, American Accounting Association.



Nottingham University Business School

Jubilee Campus

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6602
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 6667