Mr. Ruwanga Wijesooriya

Mr. Ruwanga Wijesooriya

Lecturer (Probationary)

M.Sc. Management (USJ); B.Sc. Finance (Special) (USJ)




  • M.Sc. Management (USJ), Merit Pass, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • B.Sc. Finance (Special), First Class, University of Sri Jayewardenepura


  • CFA Level I
  • AAT Sri Lanka Passed Finalist

 Positions Held

  • Committee Member: JCAE – 2020 Doctoral Consortium and Annual Symposium
  • Committee Member: Employability Enhancement Workshop for undergraduates of FMSC – 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Committee Member: ICBM – International Conference on Business Management 2020, 2021 & 2023
  • Committee Member: Faculty Orientation Committee 2022, FMSC, USJ
  • Assistant to the Internship Coordinator: Department of Finance, FMSC, USJ – 2021, 2022 & 2023


Articles in Journals

Chathuranga, M. M. N. and Wijesooriya, R. M. R. P. (2021) ‘Job Stress and Organizational Level Factors: Sri Lankan Experience’, Research and Review: Human Resource and Labour Management, 2(2), pp. 44–57. doi: 10.46610/rrhrlm.2021.v02i02.004.

Wijesooriya, R. (2021) ‘Causal Relationship between Macroeconomic Variables and Sri Lankan Share Market Index’, International Journal of Economics Business and Human Behaviour, 2(1), pp. 16–29. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.4646782.

Wijesooriya, R. M. R. P., Chathuranga, B. T. K. and Peiris, T. M. S. (2021) ‘Capital Structure and Firm Performance : How Does Marketing Expense Interact ?’, Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 21(16), pp. 12–28. doi: 10.9734/AJEBA/2021/v21i1630481.

Conference Papers

Chathuranga, M. M. N. and Wijesooriya, R. M. R. P. (2021) ‘Impact of Organisational Level Factors on Job Stress : Sri Lankan Experience’, in International Conference on Contemporary Management. Jaffna, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka., p. 130.

Awards and Honors

  • Subject Prize for Business Value Creation subject in the Business Level Examination – 2016 (ICASL)
  • Prize for Third in Order of Merit of Intermediate Examination – 2012 (AATSL)

Courses Taught at the University

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Bank Management
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Research Methodology in Finance
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics

 Visiting Appointments

  • Visiting lecturer for Financial Management under the course “Basic Business Functions (CEBM 1304)” of the Certificate in Entrepreneurial Business Management, offered by the Department of Entrepreneurship, FMSC, USJ

 Areas of Research Interest

  • Capital Asset Pricing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Climate Risk

 Other Interests

  • Playing Cricket
  • Listening to music
  • Watching movies

 Industry Work Experience

  • Trainee Analyst – Ernst & Young Sri Lanka, Transaction Advisory Services (2018-2019)

 Contact Details