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Dr Jill Collis

Dr Jill Collis
Reader - Accounting


Jill’s strong practitioner background and professional network feeds into her significant contribution to teaching, programme development and research in accounting at Brunel Business School. Her research trajectory has now achieved international recognition and continues to make impact. This rich combination has contributed to the successful expansion of the Division of Business Accounting.


BA(Hons) Business Administration, PhD Management


Founding Director, Accounting and Auditing Research Group, Brunel Business School (since 2011)

Founder and Programme Leader, MSc Accounting and Business Management (2013-16)

Newest selected publications

Ojala, H., Kinnunen, J., Niemi, L., Troberg, P. and Collis, J. (2019) '’What turns the taxman on? Tax aggressiveness, financial statement audits and tax return adjustments in small private companies'. The International Journal of Accounting. pp. 1 - 64. ISSN: 0020-7063 Open Access Link

Journal article

Alkhatib, E., Ojala, H. and Collis, J. (2019) 'Determinants of the voluntary adoption of digital reporting by small private companies to Companies House: Evidence from the UK'. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, 34. pp. 1 - 62. ISSN: 1467-0895 Open Access Link

Journal article

Ojala, H., Penttinen, E., Collis, J. and Virtanen, T. (2018) 'Design principles for Standard Business Reporting (SBR) taxonomy development: Evidence from Finland'. Nordic Journal of Business, 67 (1). pp. 4 - 26. ISSN: 2342-9011 Open Access Link

Journal article

Niemi, L., Knechel, WR., Ojala, H. and Collis, J. (2018) 'Responsiveness of auditors to the audit risk standards: Unique evidence from Big 4 audit firms'. Accounting in Europe, 15 (1). pp. 33 - 54. ISSN: 1744-9480 Open Access Link

Journal article

Collis, J., Alkhatib, E. and de Cesare, S. (2018) 'Costs and benefits to small companies of digital reporting'. Place of publication: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.Open Access Link

More publications(23)