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Accounting and Finance

Our accounting and finance department prides itself on its academic staff and specialist facilities. We offer a modern learning environment with expert facilities. We also enjoy various links with professional bodies, such as The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) - as well as numerous relationships with a wide range of organisations such as Yorkshire Bank, Haines Watts and Redmayne-Bentley Stockbrokers. Based in Leeds city centre, we are surrounded by a hub of flourishing accounting and finance businesses in the local area.

Student Opportunities

We provide the opportunity for our students to engage and network with key figures from the profession through our frequent guest lectures with industry experts. Previous speakers include the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association and Chief Executive of the London Stock Exchange. We encourage students to apply for placements with organisations such as Disney, Morrisons and the NHS.

Zoe McClelland

Zoe McClelland is Head of Subject Business Strategy, Operations and Enterprise, Accounting and Finance and Leadership Governance and People Management at Leeds Business School providing academic leadership of the subject areas and contributing as a member of the School Leadership Team where she also holds responsibilities for Employability and Employer Engagement for the School.

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Our Academic Team

Our Alumni

Lina Dobrovolskyte Company Accountant, H Peel & Sons Ltd

Studied: MSc Accounting & Finance

"I love the flexibility Leeds Business School offers. I was able to balance studying around my full-time employment - I’m already seeing the benefits in my professional career.”

Michael Matenczuk Finance Lease & Capital Improvement Accountant, Virgin Media

Studied: BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance and ACCA Professional

"I chose to work full-time while I studied for my ACCA Professional exams, which was intense but worth it. My tutors were extremely knowledgeable about their subject and brought real-life examples into the classroom to support my learning. I’m now in a role that offers exciting opportunities for me to build up my professional experience."

Nichole Roberts Franchisee Owner of The Financial Management Centre

Studied: MSc Accounting & Finance

“The content of my course was diverse and challenging and I could pick the modules most relevant to my job. My qualification opened doors for me and I have been able to use the knowledge I learned at each stage of my career since.”

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