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Dr Qian Song

Job: Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

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Personal profile

I joined De Montfort University as a lecturer in Accounting & finance in September 2020. My academic training is in the area of Accounting, Finance and Taxation. Before joining DMU, I served as a teaching assistant in Cardiff University where I have achieved my PhD degree. I have obtained both my master's degree (First Place in MSc Finance) and my bachelor's degree (BSc Accounting and Finance with First-class Honour) from Cardiff University.

I serve as a peer reviewer for a number of international recognised journals, such as "Accounting and Business Research", "British Accounting Review", "Abacus", "Advances in Taxation", and "Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal".

Publications and outputs


Key research outputs

The quality of tax accounting for financial reporting purpose (under review)

Banker directors on board and corporate tax avoidance (working paper)

Research interests/expertise

  • Corporate tax management behaviours
  • Earnings management
  • Financial reporting quality
  • Corporate governance

Areas of teaching

  • Taxation
  • Business Finance
  • Financial Derivatives


I am partially qualified with ACCA (the Association of Charted Certified Accountants) (pass 11/13)

Courses taught

Business Taxation

International Financial Derivative

Honours and awards

  • Nomination in Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
  • First Class Honour-BSc Accounting and Finance
  • Sir Julian Hodge Prize-Best Performance in MSc Finance
  • Cardiff University Full PhD Studentship

Membership of external committees

British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)