Assoc. Prof. Dr Jaspal Singh Joginder Singh

Assoc. Prof. Dr Jaspal Singh Joginder Singh

  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Head - Department of Accounting
Department of Accounting


Dr Jaspal Singh is an associate member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, and holds a doctoral degree in Accounting. He has been in the academia for 20 years, as an academic, administrator and researcher attached to four reputable universities. Before joining the academia, he has held positions in the management accounting division in a multinational corporation and in the accounting information systems division in the public sector.

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • PhD in Accounting, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, 2013
  • Master in Info. Tech. (Accounting Information Systems), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2001
  • Bachelor in Accountancy Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 1998

Research Interests

  • Accounting information systems and its impact on accounting education and practice.
  • Impact of Integrated Reporting on governance (corporate and human) and sustainability of firms.
  • Accounting ethics, fraud and sustainability of firms.
  • Discussions on accounting standards from a developing/emerging economies viewpoint.
  • Climate Related Financial Disclosures.

Teaching Areas

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Management Accounting

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting

Notable Publications

2016 -

Singh, J., and Mustafa Mohd Hanefah International Business Needs and China’s Convergence to IFRS. South East Asian of Journal Contemporary Business, Economics and Law, Vol. 10, Issue 1 August . ISSN 2289-1560 (indexed by J-Gate)

2012 -

Singh, J., Soh, S.W. and Kaur, K. Integrated Reporting: A comparison between developed and developing countries. South East Asian of Journal Contemporary Business, Economics and Law, Vol. 1, December . ISSN 2289-1560.

2012 -

Hajah Mustafa and Singh, J. Convergence Towards IFRS in Malaysia: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, Vol. 1, December . ISSN 2289-1552.

Singh, J., Kaur, K., Integrated Reporting – A Tool to Survive. Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (indexed by Scopus) (accepted)

Achievements & Accolades

2018 -

Member, Faculty / Research Committee, .

Professional Associations

  1. Associate Member, The Malaysian Institute of Accountants.