Lucy Dilley

The Department of Accounting
Teaching Fellow in Accounting

Contact details

University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Since joining the Business School as a Teaching Fellow in the Accounting and Finance department, Lucy acts as Admissions Tutor for the Accounting and Finance BSc programme. Lucy also lectures Basic Accounting and Auditing modules.

Prior to joining the Business School Lucy was an Audit Manager at KPMG


Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA) 2009

BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, 2005 


Lucy joined the Business School's Accounting and Finance department on 1st November 2012 where she lectures Basic Accounting and Auditing modules to undergraduate students.

Previously Lucy worked as a Manager in KPMG Birmingham’s audit practice where she joined as a graduate trainee in 2006. 

During her time at KPMG, Lucy studied for and successfully obtained the ACA qualification and was responsible for the delivery of audit engagements for a range of clients including FTSE 250 companies and smaller, owner managed businesses.

Throughout her time at KPMG, Lucy specialised in Private Finance Initiative audits and Financial Accounting model reviews.  She also spent time within Accounting Advisory Services, a client facing technical department where she was responsible for delivering technical accounting updates to listed companies and large private groups, conducting GAAP conversions and producing technical accounting papers to in response to client specific issues.   Lucy also has experience of Financial Due Diligence projects and J-SOX implementation.


Lucy currently lectures Basic Accounting to first year BSc students as well as teaching Auditing to second year BSc students.


Since joining the Business School Lucy has developed a keen interest in the Private Finance Initiative and other Public- Private Partnership collaborations as well as research in the audit sector. She intends to add value to this area through her practical experience. 

Lucy is also involved in drafting comment letters on forth coming Accounting and Auditing Standards

Other activities

Lucy is currently the admissions tutor for the Accounting and Finance BSc programme.