BAFA Vacancies in CDAF

There are several opportunities open for volunteers to work with BAFA. We accept self-nominations and nominations from friends/colleagues for posts. Please do not be too modest or wait to be asked—your interest in any of these positions would be very much welcomed. 

BAFA Committee for Departments of Accounting and Finance (CDAF)

CDAF invites expressions of interest and nominations for the following posts on the Executive Committee: Chair, Vice- Chair, Secretary, two ordinary member, and one co-opted member.

The roles involve leading and promoting CDAF (and BAFA) in accordance with their aims. Specifically, for CDAF these are to provide:

  • A body of knowledge, expertise and experience in managing teaching & learning, research excellence and knowledge exchange within the Accounting and Finance discipline; bringing experts together; creating communities of best practice;
  • A resource to support and represent academic managers/leaders and staff within the Accounting and Finance discipline;
  • A forum for partnerships and collaboration between key stakeholders, including academia, industry and the professional bodies.

Further, the Committee, led by the Executive officers, provide due oversight of all of the CDAF activities and ensure compliance with BAFA policies and external compliance such as GDPR.

All Committee members would be expected to attend CDAF committee meetings and the Annual General Meeting. There are normally at least two committee meetings during the year.

The Secretary is expected to provide minutes to all CDAF committee members and to support the committee as required.

All Committee members would be responsible for promoting and organising CDAF workshops and annual conferences, and assisting in the administration of the activities of the Committee including for example the early career CDAF bursary scheme. 

The Chair and Vice-Chair shall be nominated by the Executive Board and elected at to serve for a period of two (2) years.

The Secretary shall be appointed by the Executive Board from amongst its members, or exceptionally someone who is not already a member of the Executive Board or member of the Committee for a period of two (2) years.

The two ordinary members shall be elected to serve for a period of two (2) years and would be primarily responsible for conference organisation (1 post) and professional body liaison (1 post).

The co-opted member shall be co-opted on an annual basis with responsibility for CDAF’s social media outputs and website maintenance.  

The deadline for receipt of interest is 7 April 2022 (12:00 pm GMT). Extended to 29 April 2022.

Executive Committee Elections will be held at the online Annual General Meeting on 5 May 2022

Please contact the Secretary Sarah Jones ( for further details on the roles and to formally express interest.

Appointments are made under our Diversity and Inclusion Policy and are overseen by our Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Committee.