ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING



The accounting program provides a high-quality training and education in accounting. The program is designed to provide students with adequate knowledge and skills for undertaking a variety of accounting occupations.

The program provides a thorough grounding in accounting. The curriculum features a variety of courses that cover a wide range of subjects. Students are also introduced to other business-related areas such as macro and micro-economics, statistics, finance, marketing, international business and strategic management. With this mix of depth and breadth of knowledge in place, CBA Accounting graduates are capable of handling a broad array of functional areas of accounting: financial accounting, managerial accounting, accounting information systems, accounting in government and non-profit organizations, auditing, zakat, and taxation.

Our BS in Accounting program has high rate of employability compared to other universities in KSA, 100% of accounting graduates were employed within six months of their graduations in the academic year 2012-2013. All of our students are placed for internship in a pig four accounting firms in the world, namely, PwC, Ernst & Yong, KPMG and Deloitte. The BS in Accounting program is linked with the global accountancy body, (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ) in 2013. This will ultimately prepare our graduates to be a professional accountant at KSA and globally.

Our Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting Program at Prince Sultan University is unique and distinctive in the Middle East. The BS in Accounting program of Prince Sultan University is the first accounting program in the Middle East to have seven world leading international professional bodies accreditation including ACCA, AIA, ICAEW, CIMA, CIPFA, CPA Australia and IMA.


CHAIR MESSAGE

Welcome to the Department of Accounting, College of Business Administration at Prince Sultan University.

In an increasingly competitive and global business world, the role of accounting has become instrumental to provide transparency of financial information in the world economy.

Our Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting Program at Prince Sultan University is unique and distinctive in the Middle East. The BS in Accounting program of Prince Sultan University is the first accounting program in the Middle East to have seven world leading international professional bodies accreditation including ACCA, AIA, ICAEW, CIMA, CIPFA, CPA Australia and IMA.

Our BS in Accounting curriculum is designed with the latest local and international accounting regulations and strategies needed to improve the performance of the organizations. Contemporary topics include forensic accounting, auditing, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and integrating social and environmental sustainability into the financial reporting process.

The program is designed to prepare our graduates for professionally qualified accountants namely CPA, CMA, CA, and CIA. The program emphasizes technical, analytical and cognitive skills with high ethical standards. Our renowned and diverse faculties are committed to research and teaching excellence.

Our BS in Accounting program provides a fast track to qualification as a Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant, and Chartered Public Finance Accountant.

100% of our accounting graduates are employed within six months of their graduation. Most of the graduates are employed in the Big Four Accounting firms.

It is an immense pleasure to invite and serve you to discover the success stories of our accounting graduates and discuss with our accounting faculties the many rewarding career opportunities available to a BS in accounting graduates.

Dr. Mohammad Nurunnabi

Chair of Accounting Department