Professor in Accounting - Coordinator ADCBA

 

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Prof. (Ms.) D.S.N.P. Senaratne

Professor in Accounting

B.Sc. Accountancy Special (SJP); MBA (PIM); PhD (Finance) (Colombo)

Contact Details

Tel: 011-2851042; 0777281942; 0714463942

Email: samanthisenaratne@sjp.ac.lk

Teaching Interests

  • Accounting Theory
  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics

Research Interests

  • Accounting Education
  • Corporate Governance
  • Issues in Financial Reporting

Research Publications/Presentations

  • Gunarathne, A D N and Senaratne, S (2017), “Diffusion of Integrated Reporting in an Emerging South Asian (SAARC) Nation”, Journal of Managerial Auditing, Vol. 32, No. 4/5.
  • Dahanayake, S J and Senaratne, S (2017), “Introducing and Sustaining an Accounting Degree Program in a Developing Country”, Annual International Accounting Conference of British Accounting and Finance Association.
  • Gunarathne, A D N, Senaratne, S, and Cooray, T (2016), “History of Accounting Education in Sri Lanka: Time of Ancient Kingdoms to British Rule”, Proceedings, International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (2016) , Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Mapitiya, G S, Ajward, A R, and Senaratne, S (2015), “Ownership Concentration and Degree of Compliance with Corporate Governance Practices of Public Listed Companies in Sri Lanka”, NSBM Journal of Management, Vol.1, No.1.
  • Senaratne, S and Gunarathne, A D N (2015), “Diffusion of Integrated Reporting in the Sri Lankan Context”, Global Management Accounting Summit held on the theme ‘Business Resilience through Integrated Reporting’, Colombo, 27-29th July 2015.
  • Senaratne, S and Sameera, G (2015), “Impact of Corporate Governance Practices on Probability and Resolution of Financial Distress of Listed Companies in Sri Lanka”, 4th International Conference on Management and Economics, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
  • Senaratne, S (2010), “Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting System in Sri Lanka”, Sri Lanka Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No.1.
  • Senaratne, S, Gunarathne, A D N, Herath, R, and Bandara, C, (2015), “Diffusion of Integrated Reporting in an Emerging Economy”, Global Conference of Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network (EMAN) 2015.
  • Kariyawasam, H, Low, K and Senaratne, S (2014), “Impact of Management Control System on the Normalized Profits of Manufacturing Companies in Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Arts and Commerce, ISSN: 1929-7106.
  • Kariyawasam, H, Low, K and Senaratne S (2014), “Impact of Management Control Systems on Year on the Year Growth of Operation Profits of Manufacturing Companies in Sri Lanka”, International Journal for Research in Commerce, Economics and Management, ISSN : 2231-4245.
  • Kariyawasam, H, Low, K and Senaratne, S (2014), “Impact of Management Control System on the Return on Sales of Manufacturing Companies in Sri Lanka”, Journal of Business and Retail Management Research, Vol.8, No.2.
  • Kariyawasam, H, Low, K and Senaratne, S (2014), “Impact of Management Control Systems on the Return on Assets of Manufacturing Companies in Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Arts and Commerce, ISSN: 1929-7106.
  • Ranasinghe, A and Senaratne, S (2014), “IFRS implementation in Sri Lankan unit trusts: Perceptions of stakeholders involved in the implementation process and challenges faced”, Conference Proceedings, Eleventh International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Sandaruwan, C, Wijesinghe, D, Senaratne, S and Alles, L (2012), “The Information Content of Accounting Accruals and Cash Flows: Evidence from Sri Lanka”, Conference Proceedings, Ninth International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S and Cooray, S, (2012), “Dominance of Professional Accounting Bodies and Dependence of Universities: The Case of Accounting Education in Sri Lanka”, AFAANZ Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2012.
  • Senaratne, S and Cooray, S, (2012), “The Case of the Absence of a Graduate Accounting Profession in Sri Lanka”, Accounting Education Special Interest Group (SIG5) Symposium, held in conjunction with 2012 AFAANZ Annual Conference.
  • Gunarathne, A D N and Senaratne, S, (2012), Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education: A Case of an Accountancy Study Programme in Sri Lanka, An Institutional Perspective”, First ‘International Conference on Trans-disciplinary Perspectives on Accounting’ held in Sri Lanka.
  • Senaratne S, (2012), “Corporate Governance Reforms in Sri Lanka”, Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies, Vol.1, No. 1, National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Senaratne, S and Cooray, S, (2011), “Knowledge Claims and Work Related Jurisdictional Claims – The Case of Management Accounting Professionals in the Business Organizations of a Less Developed Country; Sri Lanka”, Eighth International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Liyanapathirana, N, Cooray, S and Senaratne, S, (2011), “Model for a Graduate Accounting Profession for Sri Lanka: The Case of the Model Proposed by a National University and the Response of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Transformation, Transition or Stagnation? Understanding Change in Indian Economy, Christ University, Bangalore, India.
  • Senaratne, S, (2010), “Genesis of Corporate Governance Reforms in Sri Lanka”, Proceedings of the National Seminar on ‘Welfare Paradigms and Social Sectors’, Christ University, Bangalore, India.
  • Senaratne, S, et al., (2010), ‘Graduate Accounting Profession in Sri Lanka’, Concept Paper presented to the Council of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
  • Gunarathn,e A D N and Senaratne, S, (2010), “Perceptions of Students on Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education: An Organizational Development Perspective”, Conference Proceedings, International Research Conference on Management and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, (2010).
  • Gunarathne, A D N and Senaratne, S, (2010), “A Case of Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education: An Exploratory Study on an Accountancy Study Programme in Sri Lanka”, Annual Research Symposium, Sabargamuwa University.
  • Gunarathne, A D N and Senaratne, S, (2010), “A Case of an Accountancy Study Programme in Sri Lanka to Improve Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education: A New Dimension on Institutional View”, International Research Conference on Business and Information, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaynia.
  • Senaratne, S, (2009), “Existing Corporate Governance Model Development in Sri Lanka: The Need to Reconceptualise”, Conference Proceedings, International Research Conference on Management and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo.
  • Ranasinghe, C and Senaratne, S, (2009), “Corporate Social Reporting in Sri Lankan Listed Commercial Banks”, The Book of Abstracts of Poster Presentations, 50th Anniversary Academic Conference, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S and Gunaratne, P S M, (2009), “Corporate Governance of Sri Lankan Listed Companies: Significant Features and Issues”, Colombo Review, Journal of University of Colombo, Vol.1, No. 1.
  • Liyanagedara, K and Senaratne S, (2009), “Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Sri Lanka”, Conference Proceedings, The Sixth International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S and Gunaratne, P S M, (2008), “Corporate Governance Development in Sri Lanka: Prospects and Problems”, Conference Proceedings, International Research Conference on Management and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo.
  • Senaratne, S (2008), “Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting System in Sri Lanka”, Monograph published to coincide with the First Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences in Sri Lanka organized under the theme “Fundamental and Operational Research for Development”, National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Senaratne, S and Gunaratne, P S M, (2008), “The Anglo-Saxon Approach to Corporate Governance and its Applicability to Sri Lanka”, Conference Proceedings, The Fifth International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S and Gunaratne, P S M, (2007),“Significant Features and Associated Issues of Corporate Governance Practices of Sri Lankan Listed Companies”, A paper presented at the International Research Conference on “Knowledge for Growth and Development”, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo.
  • Senaratne, S and Gunaratne, P S M, (2007), “Ownership Structure and Corporate Governance of Sri Lankan Listed Companies”, Conference Proceedings, The Fourth International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S and Gunaratne, P S M, (2007), “The Role of Corporate Governance in the Economic Development”, Colombo Business Journal, Vol.1, No. 1.
  • Senaratne, S, Manawaduge, A S P G, and Fonseka, K B M, (2006), “The Gap between Theory and Practice of Management Accounting: Some Explanatory Evidence from Sri Lanka”, Conference Proceedings, The Third International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S, Manawaduge, A S P G and Fonseka, K B M (2005), “Management Accounting Practices of Quoted Public Companies in Sri Lanka”, Research Publication, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – Sri Lanka Division.
  • Senaratne, S, (2003),“An Assessment of the Disclosure Quality of Sri Lankan Quoted Public Companies using the ‘Best Corporate Report Competition’ as the Disclosure Variable”, Conference Proceedings, The First International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S and Abayadeera, N, (2001), “An Empirical Study of the Factors Influencing Dividend Policies of Sri Lankan Companies”, Proceedings of the Second Annual Research Sessions of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce.
  • Senaratne, S, (1998), “Pecking Order of Financing: Empirical Evidence in Sri Lankan Capital Market”, Sri Lankan Journal of Management.

 

Books and Chapters

  • Gunarathne. A D N and Senaratne, S (forthcoming), “Country readiness in adopting Integrated Reporting: A  Diamond Theory approach from an Asian Pacific Economy”,  in  Lee, K and Schaltegger S, (Ed.), Sustainability Accounting in the Asia Pacific Region, Springer, Netherlands.
  • Senaratne, S. and Gunarathne, A D N (2017), “Excellence Perspective for Management Education from a Global Accountants’ Hub in Asia”, in Baporikar, N. (Ed.), Management Education for Global Leadership, IGI Global.
  • Senaratne. S, et al., (2015), “Accounting Standards for G.C.E. (Advanced Level Students)”, Department of Accounting,  Department of Accounting, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne. S, et al., (2012), “Cost and Management Accounting”, Education Publications Department, Ministry of Education.
  • Senaratne. S, et al., (2012), “Handbook of Skill Development Program of Intern Accountants”, Department of Accounting, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Amaratunge, S, Ajward, A R, Opatha, H H D N P, Senaratne, S and Cooray, S,  (2012), Editorial Board of Conference Proceedings, Ninth International Conference on Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 

Publications in Professional Journals/Magazines, etc

  • Senaratne, S, (2014), “Towards Integrated Reporting: The Future of Corporate Reporting”, Professional Manager, Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Senaratne, S, (2013), “Towards Integrated Reporting in Sri Lankan Companies”, Accountancy Futures Journal, Edition 7, ACCA Global.
  • Senaratne, S, (2011), “Role of Ethics in Accounting”, CIMA Edge, a bi-monthly South-Asia-and-Middle-East, Regional Technical/Business related e-Publication.
  • Senaratne, S, (2010), “Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting”, Accounting Technician, Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka.
  • Senaratne, S, (2009), “Use of Fair Values in Financial Reporting“, Technical Update, CIMA Sri Lanka Division.
  • Senaratne, S, (2009), “The Evolution of Corporate Governance Best Practices in Sri Lanka”, Accounting Panorama, Issue 1, Magazine of Department of Accounting.
  • Senaratne, S, (2009), “The Conceptual Framework of Financial Accounting”, Accounting Panorama, Special Sinhala Edition, Magazine of Department of Accounting.
  • Senaratne, S, (2007), “Corporate Social Reporting”, The Chartered Accountant, Vol.42, Issue 1, Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
  • Senaratne, S, Manawaduge, A S P G and Fonseka, K B M, (2007),“The Management Accounting Practices of Sri Lankan Quoted Public Companies”, Accounting Panorama, Issue 2, Accounting Panorama, Magazine of Department of Accounting.
  • Senaratne, S, (2007), “The Regulation of Financial Reporting: The Rationale and Realties”, Accounting Panorama, Issue 1, Magazine of Department of Accounting.
  • Senaratne, S, (2005), “Corporate Social Reporting”, Accounting Panorama, Magazine of Department of Accounting.
  • Senaratne, S, (2001), “Conceptual Framework for Financial Accounting and Reporting”, Accounting Panorama, Magazine of Department of Accounting.

 

Senior Lecturer - Coordinator

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Dr. W.G.S. Kelum

Senior Lecturer

M.Sc. (Finance & Econ.)(Leningrad); Ph.D. (Accountancy) (Leningrad)

 

Contact Details

Tel: 077-3205873 / 2852265

Email: kelumg@sjp.ac.lk

 

Teaching Interests

  • Computer Based accounting
  • Management accounting
  • International accounting

 

Research Interests

  • Issues related to the harmonization of  international accounting Standard

 

Research Publications/Presentations

  • Monitoring & Evaluation Plan for the proposed Higher Education for 21st Century Project published at the WB review book in September 2009.
  • Quality Development Grant for Postgraduate Research – Feasibility study for World Bank – September 2009
  • Presentation made for the University academia on “How to prepare project implementation plans”. 2011-2012
  • Presentation made to the University academia on “How to prepare budgets for the World bank funded projects” 2011-2012
  • Presentation made to the university academia on “Project monitoring and preparing annual progress reports for WB  projects” 2012

 

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Publications in Professional Journals/Magazines, etc

Senior Lecturer

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Dr. A.R. Ajward

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. Accountancy Special (SJP), PhD (Japan), MBA (Japan), ACA (Chartered Accountant)

 

Contact Details

Tel: +94714837303

Email: ajward@sjp.ac.lk

 

Teaching Interests

  • Advanced Accounting Theory
  • Corporate Governance
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Research Methodology

 

Research Interests

  • Impact of corporate governance mechanism on financial accounting dimensions such as earnings quality.
  • External auditors and their impact on the improvement of financial accounting and reporting dimensions.

 

Research Publications/Presentations

  • Publications:
  • A.R. Ajward. 2006. An empirical study on social accounting andreporting practices of selected listed companies in Sri Lanka as a modern perspective of accounting for management for growth and development. Conference paper presented and published in University of Colombo.
  • Liyanage, A.D., and A.R. Ajward. 2006. An empirical study on issues and challenges in working capital management of Sri Lankan commercial banking sector.Conference paper presented and published in University of Sabaragamuwa.
  • Ajward, A.R.2010. Measurement of employee well-being as a resource of an economic entity: Towards a comprehensive measurement framework. Bulletin of the Graduate School of Commerce 70: 101–118.
  • Ajward, A.R. 2010. The earnings quality status of contemporary big-4 affiliated auditors amidst ChuoAoyama crisis. Bulletin of the Graduate School of Commerce 71: 263–284.
  • Ajward, A.R. 2011.An empirical evaluation of the effectiveness of audit committees in terms of earnings quality. Bulletin of the Graduate School of Commerce72: 107–132.
  • Ajward, A.R., and H. Takehara. 2011. On the relationship between earnings quality and the degree of information asymmetry: Evidence from Japan. Japan Journal of Finance 31 (1):76–99.
  • Ebihara, T., and A.R. Ajward. 2012. Do Independence and Financial Expertise of Directors Matter for Earnings Quality? An Empirical Investigation. Accepted to be published in the special issue of The Journal of Management Accounting, Japan.

 

  • Presentations:
  • Ajward, A.R., and H. Takehara,“On the Relationship between Earnings Quality and the Degree of Information Asymmetry: Evidence from Japan” (paper presented at the34th annual conference of Japan Finance Association, Rikkyo University, Japan, October 11, 2010).
  • Ebihara, T., and A.R. Ajward, “Do Independence and Financial Expertise of Directors Matter for Earnings Quality? An Empirical Investigation” (paper presented at the 2011-East Division Seminar of Japan Finance Association, Musashi University, Japan, March 7, 2011).

 

 

Temporary Tutor

Ms.Chethana Dabare

Ms. G. C. P. Dabare
B. B. Mgt (Special) Mkt. (Kel’ya)
MAAT
cpdabare@gmail.com
0717684297

Visiting Lecturer

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Mr. A.P. K. Gunawardhana

 B.Sc. Accountancy Special (SJP)ACA(Chartered Accountant);

Contact Details

Tel:  +94 77 85 93 480

Email: kasun.act@gmail.com

Teaching Interests

  • Taxation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Valuation & Financial Management
  • Management Accounting

Research Interests

  •  Financial Economics

 

Research Publications/Presentations

 

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Publications in Professional Journals/Magazines, etc

Lecturer

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Ms. B D N Wijesinghe

Lecturer

B.Sc. Accountancy Special(SJP), MAAT

 

Contact Details

Tel:0772608631

Email: dinuiwijesinghe@yahoo.com

 

Teaching Interests

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Modelling
  • Computer Applications of Accounting

 

Research Interests

  •  Management Accounting systems and Strategy Implementation

 

Research Publications/Presentations

 

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Publications in Professional Journals/Magazines, etc

Visiting Lecturer

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Visiting Lecturer

 

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Mr. H.L.Sameera Dharmapriya

B.Sc. Accountancy Special(SJP),

Accountant at Softlogic Holdings PLC