auditing

Auditing and Control in Accounting

About the research group

ACA research group conducts high quality international research and education. Basing on its expertise, ACA takes an active role in regional, national and international interaction.

Research

ACA's research activity is nationally and internationally recognized for its high quality and the research group has maintained good relationships with international top researchers. Active and close co-operation between the group members is one of the key success factors of the group. The group produces doctoral dissertations and research that have been published in top scientific journals. In addition, the group publishes its work in national professional outlets.

Education
The members of the ACA research group teach in areas of accounting and auditing at the University of Vaasa. Studies within this field build expertise in financial accounting, auditing and management accounting.

The Master’s degree programme in auditing and control is designed to provide students with a profound competence to work in demanding positions related to financial planning, decision making, auditing and control. Furthermore, the dynamic research group provides an exellent environment for doctoral studies in accounting and auditing.

Societal interaction

Interaction with the surrounding environment is a natural part of ACA research group's activity. The group functions as a producer, disseminator and an adapter of research knowledge.  Group members are recognized and respected as experts in their specific areas at regional, national and international arenas. Participation in legislative work, defining of professional qualifications, and in business world being just some examples.

The research group is headed by Professor Marko Järvenpää.

News and events

Reseach group members

John Burns
John Burns
Professor

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
Tatiana Garanina
Tatiana Garanina
Associate Professor

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8377
  • Tervahovi D318
Elina Haapamäki
Elina Haapamäki
Assistant Professor

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8471
  • Tervahovi D209
Marko Hanhimäki
Marko Hanhimäki
Doctoral Student

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • Tervahovi C215
Marko Järvenpää
Marko Järvenpää
Professor

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8440
  • Tervahovi D342
Tuukka Järvinen
Tuukka Järvinen
University Lecturer

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8484
  • Tervahovi D334
Martina Kurki
Martina Kurki

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
Erkki K. Laitinen
Erkki K. Laitinen
Professor Emeritus

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • erkki.k.laitinen
Teija Laitinen
Teija Laitinen
Professor

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8444
  • Tervahovi D307
Anna-Maija Lantto
Anna-Maija Lantto
Assistant Professor

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8145
  • Tervahovi D317
Juha Mäki
Juha Mäki

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
Kaisa Penttinen
Kaisa Penttinen
Doctoral Student

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8266
Rovan Pinto
Rovan Pinto
Doctoral Student

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Tervahovi D311
Mikko Ranta
Mikko Ranta
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8997
  • Fabriikki F469
Mika Ylinen
Mika Ylinen
University Lecturer

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8074
  • Tervahovi D320

Tutkimusryhmät muut jatko-opiskelijat

Maija Meikäläinen
Risto Ruotsalainen