Position

Lecturer
Business

Biography

Dr Philip Palmer has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) with Honours and a PhD in Accounting.

He has served as first year coordinator and coordinator of the Accounting and Finance Undergraduate and Masters programs at Flinders. He has written a number of journal articles, conference papers and presentations as well as supervising a number of PhD students.

Dr Palmer has extensive finance industry experience, having worked in a bank for 14 years and as a commercial banking analyst for much of this time before joining Flinders, giving him an in-depth industry understanding.

Dr Palmer’s research interests are financial reporting in not for profit entities, international accounting standards and Financial Reporting more generally.

Qualifications

Phd, BCom(Hons)(Flinders), CPA

Topic Coordinator:

  • BUSN1002  Financial Accounting Procesess
  • BUSN2036  Financial Accounting Issues
  • BUSN9118  Financial Accounting Issues

Research expertise

  • Accounting, auditing and accountability

Research interests

Not-for-profit financial reporting and accountability

Supervisory interests

  • Not-for-profit financial reporting

RHD research supervision

Current

Associate supervisor : Mergers and Acquisitions and Stakeholders (1) ; Related Party Transactions and Firm Performance (1) ;

Publications

  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). Audit quality and financial report disclosure. Flinders Business School Research Paper Series, 2008(1) pp. 1-29.
    [Web Link]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2006). The impact of adopting AIFRS in Australia: the extent and quality of disclosures, and their relationship to corporate characteristics. The School of Commerce Research Paper Series, 06(5) pp. 1-46.
  • Mostafa, S., Palmer, P.D. and Tilt, C.A. (2015). Sustainability and Integrated Reporting by Australian Entities: Factors Influencing Adoption and Disclosure Quality. In Proceedings of the 2015 AFAANZ Conference. Carlton, VIC: AFAANZ. 2015 AFAANZ Conference. Hobart, TAS. Jul 2015. Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. 2015 AFAANZ Conference. Hobart. Jul 2015.
  • Palmer, P.D. and Gurd, B. (2014). An Exploratory Investigation of What Information Users of not-for-profit Financial Reports Find Useful. In Proceedings of the British Accounting and Finance Association 2014 Annual Conference. London, UK: British Accounting and Finance Association. British Accounting and Finance Association. London, UK. Apr 2014.
  • Gurd, B. and Palmer, P.D. (2010). Exploring accountability relationships in the NFP sector. In Proceeding of the Sixth Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference. Sydney, NSW: Conference Organisers. 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2010.
    [Web Link]
  • Gurd, B. and Palmer, P.D. (2010). Exploring attitudes to financial reporting in the NFP sector. In Proceedings of the 2010 AFAANZ Conference. Carlton, VIC: AFAANZ. 2010 AFAANZ Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2010.
    [Web Link]
  • Gurd, B., Palmer, P.D. and Wilson, K. (2008). Why financial reporting of Australian not for profits does not need to meet GPFRs requirements. In Proceedings of the 2008 AFAANZ/IAAER Conference. Sydney, NSW: AFAANZ. 2008 AFAANZ/IAAER Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2008, pp. 1-33.
  • Palmer, P.D. (2013). Exploring attitudes to financial reporting in the Australian not-for-profit sector. Accounting and Finance, 53(1) pp. 217-241.
    [10.1111/j.1467-629X.2011.00456.x] [Scopus]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). Disclosure of the impacts of adopting Australian equivalents of International Financial Reporting Standards. Accounting and Finance, 48(5) pp. 847-870.
    [10.1111/j.1467-629X.2008.00262.x] [Scopus]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). The Effect of Audit Quality on Financial Report Disclosure: Evidence from the Adoprion of AIFRS. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 7 pp. 71-86.
  • Mostafa, S., Palmer, P.D. and Tilt, C.A. (2015). Sustainability and Integrated Reporting by Australian Entities: Factors Influencing Adoption and Disclosure Quality. In Proceedings of the 2015 AFAANZ Conference. Carlton, VIC: AFAANZ. 2015 AFAANZ Conference. Hobart, TAS. Jul 2015. Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. 2015 AFAANZ Conference. Hobart. Jul 2015.
  • Palmer, P.D. and Gurd, B. (2014). An Exploratory Investigation of What Information Users of not-for-profit Financial Reports Find Useful. In Proceedings of the British Accounting and Finance Association 2014 Annual Conference. London, UK: British Accounting and Finance Association. British Accounting and Finance Association. London, UK. Apr 2014.
  • Gurd, B. and Palmer, P.D. (2010). Exploring accountability relationships in the NFP sector. In Proceeding of the Sixth Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference. Sydney, NSW: Conference Organisers. 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2010.
    [Web Link]
  • Gurd, B. and Palmer, P.D. (2010). Exploring attitudes to financial reporting in the NFP sector. In Proceedings of the 2010 AFAANZ Conference. Carlton, VIC: AFAANZ. 2010 AFAANZ Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2010.
    [Web Link]
  • Gurd, B., Palmer, P.D. and Wilson, K. (2008). Why financial reporting of Australian not for profits does not need to meet GPFRs requirements. In Proceedings of the 2008 AFAANZ/IAAER Conference. Sydney, NSW: AFAANZ. 2008 AFAANZ/IAAER Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2008, pp. 1-33.
  • Palmer, P.D. (2013). Exploring attitudes to financial reporting in the Australian not-for-profit sector. Accounting and Finance, 53(1) pp. 217-241.
    [10.1111/j.1467-629X.2011.00456.x] [Scopus]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). Disclosure of the impacts of adopting Australian equivalents of International Financial Reporting Standards. Accounting and Finance, 48(5) pp. 847-870.
    [10.1111/j.1467-629X.2008.00262.x] [Scopus]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). The Effect of Audit Quality on Financial Report Disclosure: Evidence from the Adoprion of AIFRS. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 7 pp. 71-86.
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). Audit quality and financial report disclosure. Flinders Business School Research Paper Series, 2008(1) pp. 1-29.
    [Web Link]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2006). The impact of adopting AIFRS in Australia: the extent and quality of disclosures, and their relationship to corporate characteristics. The School of Commerce Research Paper Series, 06(5) pp. 1-46.

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