James Brackley

James Brackley

The Department of Accounting
Lecturer in Accounting

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

James Brackley is a Lecturer in Accounting specialising in teaching Audit, Financial Reporting, and Public Sector Accounting. Prior to lecturing James worked as a Senior Associate for PwC. 

Qualifications

PhD, University of Birmingham (Ongoing)

ACA, ICAEW (2012)

MSc in Mathematics, University of Bristol (2008)

Biography

James Brackley is a Lecturer in Accounting specialising in teaching Audit, Financial Reporting, and Public Sector Accounting. James’ ongoing PhD project is on the transfer of Public Health to Local Authorities following the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, and the questions of value, accountability, and professional identity of public sector professionals in a new organisational context. James was recently elected as the President of the University of Birmingham UCU branch for the academic year 2018/19, the recognised trade union representing academic and academic related staff on.

Teaching

  • Public Sector Accounting (BSc Accounting and Finance)
  • Advanced Assurance (BSc Accounting)
  • Financial Statement Analysis for Investors (MSC Investments; MSc Financial Management)
  • Business Accounting (Elective)

Research

James’ ongoing PhD project is on the transfer of Public Health to Local Authorities following the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, and the questions of value, accountability, and professional identity of public sector professionals in a new organisational context. 

Publications

Blog:  Brackley, J., (2016) ‘Everything is public health: opportunity or threat for local public health professionals?’, The 21st Century Public Servant, May. Available at: http:// https://21stcenturypublicservant.wordpress.com/2016/05/24/everything-is-public-health-opportunity-or-threat-for-local-public-health-professionals/

Blog:  Brackley, J., (2015) ‘The public health professional: Finding a voice’, The 21st Century Public Servant, April. Available at: https://21stcenturypublicservant.wordpress.com/2015/04/22/the-public-health-professional-finding-a-voice/

Conference proceedings: Brackley, J. (2016) ‘Public Health: Accounting for healthy lives’, Asia-pacific interdisciplinary research in accounting conference. RMIT, 12-15 July. Melbourne: RMIT