Academy of Business Research

Accounting Research Journal

ARJ provides a forum for communicating impactful research between professionals and academics on emerging areas in contemporary accounting research and practice.


Aims and scope

The Accounting Research Journal embraces a range of methodological approaches in identifying and solving significant prioritized accounting issues. Submissions are encouraged across all areas on accounting, finance and cognate disciplines.

It is strongly recommended that authors specifically address how their research addresses the priority areas and how it impacts those who the research intends to affect.


Priority areas:

  • Descriptive data and commentary that addresses the accounting standard setting agenda
  • Descriptive data and commentary that addresses changes to laws and regulations that affect business
  • Dealing with regulators
  • Reporting for the future – climate change, sustainability, natural environment
  • Accounting and finance research that addresses UN Sustainable development goals
  • Auditing for the future
  • Accounting education – needs and trends
  • The future of the profession, including the academic profession and professional practitioners
  • Taxation policy and outcomes
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud – identification & detection
  • Corporate and behavioral governance
  • Technology affecting accounting
  • Alternative reporting formats
  • Integrated reporting
  • Accounting and e-business
  • Non-financial reporting
  • Non-financial performance measurement and reporting
  • Corporate Governance 
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Culture
  • Financial reporting quality



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