BAFA Vacancy: Chair of FARSIG

The Financial Accounting and Reporting Special Interest Group (FARSIG) invites expressions of interest and nominations for the post of Chair on the Executive Committee. The election of the new Chair will be held at the FARSIG Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 10 July 2024.

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

Operationally, the Chair is responsible for:

  • Lead all the activities of the SIG and delegate (in collaboration with the other
  • executive members) activities to other members of the SIG.
  • Chair the annual and extraordinary meetings of the SIG.
  • Represent FARSIG in the BAFA annual and extraordinary meetings.
  • Organise the annual FARSIG Symposium and, in collaboration with the local organiser, the annual Financial Reporting and Business Communication conference.

The new Chair shall serve for three (3) years following the AGM on Wednesday 10 July 2024.

The deadline for receipt of interest is Monday 8 July 2024 at 12pm.

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.