Nadesa Goundar

Lecturer
Business Practice
Location: Building 061, Room 1011

Qualifications

BA USP., PGDipAFM USP., MProfAcc Unitec

Professional memberships

Associate Chartered Accountant - CAANZ

Profile

Nadesa joined Unitec as a lecturer late in August 2002.

At Unitec, Nadesa is currently the programme leader for the New Zealand Diploma in Business, Certificate in Introductory Business, Certificate in Business Administration and Computing (Levels 3 and 4) programmes. As a lecturer he co-ordinates and teaches courses in the Bachelor of Business and the NZ Diploma in Business programmes. His teaching interest is in the area of management accounting.  

Prior to joining Unitec, he had worked for the University of the South Pacific (USP) in Suva, Fiji, since 1991. At the USP, he was a lecturer in the department of accounting and finance. In During his employment at USP, he also served on various committees, including the Staff Policy Committee and Finance and General Purposes Committee. Nadesa also had interest in serving the public sector  and hence while being lecturer at USP, he also served as the Director of the Public Rental Board, a government-owned enterprise responsible for low- cost public rental housing.

Nadesa's research interests are in the area of management accounting. In addition, he also has keen interest in enterprise disclosure issues where as part of his masters project he did a research on impression management in annual reports during CEO change-overs.

Publications

Oldfield, J., McKnight, C., Goundar, N., Stewart, J., and Slessor, A. (2014). Shades of Grey 2.0: Ethics Education Gaming. Whitireia Auckland Research Symposium, 4 September, Auckland, New Zealand.

Oldfield, J., McKnight, C., Stewart, J., Goundar, N., and Slessor, A. (2014). Shades of Grey 2.0: Educational Gaming for Ethics. Auckland Region Accounting (ARA) Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Goundar, N., and Moriarity, S. (2009). Impression Management in Financial Reports Surrounding CEO Turnover - A Descriptive Analysis. Auckland Region Accounting (ARA) Conference.

Goundar, N. (2009). Impression Management in Financial Reports Surrounding CEO Turnover. Staff Thesis (Vol. Master of Professional Accountancy).

Goundar, N. (2009). Impression Management in Financial Reports Surrounding CEO Turnover: A Descriptive Analysis. School of Accounting and Finance: The University fo the South Pacific.

Goundar, N. (2008). Management accounting stream Session chair. Auckland Region Accounting Conference.

Goundar, N. (2007). Emphasizing the system in management control systems Discussant. Auckland Regional Accounting (ARA) Conference, Auckland.

Beechey, J., Coveney, R., Goundar, N., Hart, C., Holden, M., Ling, A., MacKenzie, L., McKnight, C., Oldfield, W., Rainsbury, E., and Slessor, A. (2007). IASB Exposure draft of a proposed international financial reporting standard for small to medium sized entities (IFRS for SMEs). Report for the Financial Reporting Standards Board, Auckland.

McKnight, C., Rainsbury, E., Malcolm, P., Bradbury, M., Coveney, R., Goundar, N., Hart, C., Hopkins, L., Harold, L., Holden, M., Ling, A., MacKenzie, L., Oldfield, W., Prangnell, H., and Slessor, A. (2006). Proposed changes to Associated Chartered Accountants (ACA) designation. New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, Auckland.

Rainsbury, E., Coveney, R., Goundar, N., Hart, C., Hopkins, L., Harold, L., Ling, A., McKnight, C., Oldfield, W., and Slessor, A. (2006). Admissions policy for the College of Associated Chartered Accountants (ACA). Report for New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, Auckland.