Mr Ian Janes

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  • Qualifications:BSc(Econ) PGCE(FE) MSc FCCA FHEA FCIEA
  • Position:Senior Lecturer - Accounting and Finance
  • Department:FBL - Accounting, Economics and Finance
  • Telephone:+4411732 87254

About me

Ian Janes is a Senior Lecturer in Accountancy and teaches Performance Management and Financial Management across a range of programmes.

A dual academic prize winner, he is a fellow of the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the HEA (Higher Education Academy). Furthermore, in 2011, 2012 and 2013 he was shortlisted for Public Sector Lecturer of the Year by PQ Magazine.

Prior to joining the University, Ian taught at several other institutions. He has practical audit experience from his time at Price Waterhouse Coopers (formerly Coopers and Lybrand) Chartered Accountants.

Ian is a Senior Examiner for several external bodies and is a vastly experienced examiner, assessor, marker and question writer for the professional accountancy bodies .

As well as a significant teaching input into the University’s  programmes, he has considerable experience of teaching finance to non financial managers.

He has over 20 years of teaching experience and has extensive experience of supervising MBA and MSc dissertation students in various Performance and Financial Management matters.

Ian is a Director of Eye For Finance Limited, Financial Management Consultants and Accountants


Responsibilities - past

External examiner Leeds Beckett (formerly Leeds Metropolitan) University

External adviser to Validation Panel for Foundation Degree in Accounting at University of Cumbria
External adviser to Academic Review of Accountancy at University of East London
Member of ACCA’s Exam Review Board
Subject Matter Expert Association of Accounting Technicians


Janes, I. (2014) ‘Conditional Probability’, ACCA Technical Article, June 2014
Janes, I. (2013) ‘Planning and Operational Variances’, Financial Management, May 2013
Janes, I. (2012) ‘Performance Operations, Financial Management, December 2012
Janes, I. (2011) ‘Model Answer P2 Linear Programming’, Velocity, April 2011
Janes, I. (2011) ‘Programming To Pass’, Financial Management, March 2011
Janes, I. (2010) ‘Model Answer P2 Optimum Production Plans’, Velocity, April 2010
Janes, I. (2010) ‘Study Notes: Performance Management’, Financial Management, March 2010, pp 46-47
Janes, I. (2009) ‘Study Notes: Performance Management’, Financial Management, November/December 2009, pp 47-48
Janes, I. (2009) ‘Study Notes: Management Accounting – Decision Management’, Financial Management, February 2009, pp 54-55
Janes, I. (2008) ‘Study Notes: Management Accounting – Decision Management’, Financial Management, December 2008, pp. 58-59
Janes, I. (2008) ‘To what extent do non-financial managers need to understand financial information’, Working Paper Series – A Newport Business School Journal, Vol 1 (3/3) pp. 15-4


Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Prize winner for highest worldwide mark in Tax Framework)
Fellow, Higher Education Academy
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors

Area of expertise

Performance Management including Management Accounting
Financial Management
Finance for Non-financial Managers
Professional Accountancy Examinations

Delivery of bespoke financial training for and to private sector organisations.


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