Warwick Baines

Course Directors

Dr Warwick Baines

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

Course Director (Accounting) / Senior Lecturer in Accounting
Building 1292 Room 2-07

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.

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

Professional Activities

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

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