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Mrs Zoi Pocha-Tsadira

Associate Lecturer in Management Accounting


ZPocha-Tsadira@uclan.ac.uk

Qualifications
PhD in Business Administration (European University Cyprus, 2018 pending final amendments, viva completed 06/2018)
MSc in Investment Management (CITY (CASS) University Business School, 2003)
BA in Accounting & Finance (University of Macedonia Economic and Social Sciences, 2001)
Certificate of specialization on ‘Management and Economic Analysis of Health institutions’ University of Macedonia Economic and Social Sciences, 2005)

Employment Track
Associate Lecturer in Cyprus College (2012-2016)
Associate Lecturer in European University Cyprus (2011-2013)
Associate Lecturer in Polytechnic University of West Macedonia (2004-2009)

Memberships (Academic/Professional)
• The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC)
• Economic Chamber of Greece (OE)

Research Interests
The effect of fair values in various areas of accounting: the value relevance difference of fair value hierarchy levels; the influence of corporate governance on the value relevance of fair value levels; comparison of the accounting quality of financial statements between the pre and the post-fair value hierarchy adoption period; the relevance of accounting information included in a bank’s financial statement through time and the effect of the economic cycle as a factor in the value relevance of information; accounting book leverage; the role of auditors in the quality of financial statements.

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)
Teaching and Course Leadership
• Introduction to Management Accounting, Management Accounting Advanced Management Accounting, Information Systems & Business Environment, Technical Support workshop in accounting, Computer Applications in Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Practical Bookkeeping, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Financial Accounting, International Accounting Standards, Public Relations.
Administrative Roles
• ICAEW ACA and CFE courses coordinator and administrator

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations
• Pocha Z. (2004) ‘ Investigation of patience satisfaction using public hospitals in Greece’, presentation at 6th annual conference of Management of Health services, Alexandroupoli, Greece
• Pocha Z. (2002) ‘ UK vs Gr Mutual funds. Performance comparison and portfolio optimization’, Presentation at CASS Business School City University, London, UK
• Pocha Z. (2001) ‘Activity Based Costing’, Presentation at Commercial & Economic Chamber, Thessaloniki, Greece