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. 

1. Financial Accounting & Reporting SIG

The Financial Accounting and Reporting Special Interest Group (FARSIG) invites expressions of interest and nominations for the post of Treasurer on the Executive Committee. The election of the new Treasurer will be held at the FARSIG Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on 13 January 2023.

The role involves promoting FARSIG and BAFA in accordance with their aims. Specifically, for FARSIG these are to:

  • encourage research and scholarship in Financial Accounting and Reporting;
  • establish a network of researchers and teachers; enhance teaching;
  • provide support for PhD students in Financial Accounting and Reporting;
  • develop close links with the accounting profession so as to inform policy;
  • promote financial accounting through its newsletter and periodic special workshops and events.

Further, with the Chair and Secretary as executive officers to provide due oversight of the FARSIG activities and ensure compliance with BAFA policies and external compliance such as GDPR.

Operationally, the Treasurer is responsible for:

  • Liaising with appropriate committee members (i.e., the Publicity officer, the Chair and Secretary) in respect of FARSIG symposium and FRBC conference organisation.
  • In co-operation with the Chair and Secretary, handling the financing arrangements of the SIG in relation to FARSIG symposium and FRBC conference organisation.
  • Handling any other transactions, the SIG is involved with (e.g. costs for Newsletter and payments for Bursaries and Scholarships).
  • Preparing the SIG’s annual financial statements.

The new Treasurer shall serve for three (3) years following the EGM on 13 January 2023.

Deadline for expressions of interest: 6 January 2023 by 12:00pm (GMT)

Please contact the Secretary Diogenis Baboukardos ( for further details on the role and to formally express interest.

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