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Dr Jill Collis

Dr Jill Collis
Reader in 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 (2011-17)

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

Newest selected publications

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


Alkhatib, E., Collis, J. and Ojala, H. (2017) 'Digital reporting by small private companies: Evidence from the UK'.13th Annual Workshop on Financial Reporting in Europe. Florence, Italy. [unpublished]

Conference paper

Ojala, H., Kinnunen, J., Niemi, L., Troberg, P. and Collis, J. (2017) 'What turns the taxman on? Audit opinion and tax return adjustments in a voluntary audit environment'.Annual Symposium of The International Journal of Accounting. Limassol, Cyprus.Open Access Link

Conference paper
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