Mayowa Akinbote

Job Titile and Responsibilities

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
I joined Staffordshire Business School (SBS) in 2017. At SBS, I design module materials, delivered and assess Financial Reporting, Auditing and Fraud Risk Management, Taxation and Finance related modules to level 5, 6 and 7 students. I am responsible for professional accounting bodies modules’ accreditation and Academic Link Tutor (ALT) of Staffordshire University’s international partner Guangxi University for Nationalities (GXUN) in China. I attend foundation and undergraduate awards board as an internal examiner and write the report.

About Me

I am a Certified Chartered Accountant and I started my career as a Senior Finance Officer and Audit/Tax consultant in public and private sectors respectively. As a senior finance officer, I prepared and monitored budget (capital and revenue) and the closing of year-end accounts and I provided technical advice to finance and non-finance managers and maintaining good working relationships with the auditors. As audit and tax advisor, I engaged audit procedures to test balances, forensic audit, arranged IR35 checks on contracts and prepared self-assessments, company statutory year-end account CT600s, Inheritance Tax and Capital Tax (e.t.c) with submission to HMRC and tax planning for clients.
I am an external examiner for UK Universities and I teach professional accountancy courses, undergraduate and postgraduate within further and higher education institutions.


PhD (in view), Guildhall School of Business and Law, LMU, (UK).
PgCHPE, Staffordshire University, 2017                       
MA Education, Guildhall School of Business and Law, LMU, (UK). 2011
Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), LMU, (UK). 2010
MA Internation Finance, Guildhall School of Business and Law, LMU, (UK). 2007
BA Accounting and Finance, Guildhall School of Business and Law, LMU, (UK). 2005.

Professional memberships and activities

ACCA Membership with Practising Certificate.
Fellow of the Higher Educational Academy (HEA)


Cash Flow, Financial Reporting, Auditing, Financial Markets, Taxation and Management Accounts. Micro-soft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Accounting Softwares.

Research Interests

Investment Returns Forecast and Valuation, Investment Risks Management, Financial Market Volatility, Corporate Governance, Public Regulation and Business performance.

Selected Publications

In progress

  • Different food hygiene enforcement strategies: comparative effects on the compliance and performance of food handling businesses.

  • Investment funds and risk attached to returns during a volatile period.

Current Teaching

  • Financial Reporting.

  • Auditing and Fraud Risk Management.

  • Finance and Revenue Management in the Leisure Industry. 

  • Taxation


Mayowa Akinbote ACCA
Staffordshire University
Staffordshire Business School,
Leek Road,
Stoke on Trent.
t: +44 (0)1782 294164