Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Warwick Baines

Dr Warwick Baines

BComm(UNSW), GradDipEd(UNSW), MComm(CSU), PhD(CSU), FCA

Profile

Prior to a career in academia Warwick was employed for many years by global professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), working mostly on clients in the technology, information or entertainment industries. He finished his time with PwC as an audit manager and joined CSU in July 2004 after a brief time spent teaching social sciences in secondary schools. His teaching focus since then has been on has been on introductory accounting, financial accounting and auditing subjects. Warwick has previously served as the Faculty's Sub Dean Learning and Teaching and recently received his PhD on the tensions between autonomy and accountability in Australian public secondary schools. He is an active committee member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Western NSW) and is the treasurer for a number of community groups.

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Teaching and Research

Research Focus
  • Public sector accountability and accounting education
Teaching Responsibilities
  • ACC100 Accounting 1
  • ACC222 External Reporting
  • ACC331 Auditing and Assurance Services
  • ACC568 Auditing

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Professional Activities

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

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Selected Publications

Refereed Conference Papers
  • 2010 Annual Conference for Accounting and Finance Association, Australia and New Zealand, (AFAANZ) Reflection, revision and feedback can enhance accounting students’ learning Kay Plummer, Warwick Baines, Nicholas Davis, Kristy Fitzmaurice, Donata Muntean
  • 2009 Annual Conference for Accounting and Finance Association, Australia and New Zealand, (AFAANZ) Autonomous automatons: is institutionalism blunting site based management at state secondary schools?
  • 2008 Annual Conference for American Accounting Association (AAA) Learning diversity: A comparative study of on-campus and off-campus accounting students. Kay Plummer and Warwick Baines
  • 2008 Annual Conference for American Accounting Association (AAA) Podcasting: Meeting the needs of off-campus learners. Kay Plummer, Warwick Baines and Nicholas Davis
  • 2007 Annual Conference for Accounting and Finance Association, Australia and New Zealand, (AFAANZ) Podcasting: Does it enhance flexible delivery? Kay Plummer, Warwick Baines and Nicholas Davis
  • 2007 Annual Conference for Accounting and Finance Association, Australia and New Zealand, (AFAANZ) Common ground across the divide: Financial management policies of schools in contrasting public education systems.
Non-refereed Conference Papers
  • 2011 Doctoral Symposium for Accounting and Finance Association, Australia and New Zealand,    (AFAANZ), Australian public schools: the impact of institutionalism on their financial management and accountability – a doctoral thesis proposal, Warwick Baines
  • 2006 CPA Accounting Educators Forum, Sydney November: Enhancing flexible delivery in accounting: Using MP3 files to deliver content and improve student distance education experience. Kay Plummer, Warwick Baines and Nicholas Davis
Working Papers
  • 10/06The appeal of school based financial management in contrasting public education systems
  • 04/07Common ground across the divide: Financial management policies of schools in contrasting public education systems

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