Dr Mohamed Khalil

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance and Programme Director for BSc Accounting and Financial Management

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School


Mohamed Khalil is a lecturer in accounting and finance at Hull University Business School (HUBS). He was previously a tutor, assistant lecturer, and lecturer in accounting at the Faculty of Commerce at Tanta University in Egypt. Dr Khalil, who obtained his doctorate from the University of Hull, also acts as an ad-hoc reviewer for several accounting and finance journals.


Undergraduate - Accounting and Finance - Financial Reporting - Financial Reporting (overseas) - Research Methods Postgraduate - Corporate Performance Analysis - Corporate Financial Management - Research Methods - Research Methods (MSc Accounting and Finance - overseas) - Research Methods (MBA- overseas)

Journal Article

Board independence, audit quality and earnings management: evidence from Egypt

Khalil, M., & Ozkan, A. (2016). Board independence, audit quality and earnings management: evidence from Egypt. Journal of emerging market finance, 15(1), 84-118.

Efficient contracting, earnings smoothing and managerial accounting discretion

Khalil, M., & Simon, J. (2014). Efficient contracting, earnings smoothing and managerial accounting discretion. Journal of applied accounting research, 15(1), 100-122.

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome applications in - Financial reporting including, earnings management, earnings quality and accounting conservatism - Corporate governance and ownership structure - International financial reporting Standards Completed PhDs - Badriya N Al Shammakhi, 2017, Enhancing Auditors Fraud Risk Assessment by Using Throughput Model as a Decision Aid, second supervisor (2017) - Sarra Baroudi, Auditor Selection of Negotiation Strategies: The Effect of Motivational Factors and Bargaining Power under a Throughput Model, second supervisor (2017) - Faisal Al Hudithi, Throughput Modelling In Participative Budgeting, second supervisor (2017) Current PhD supervisions - Sandy Harianto, Political Connections, Earnings Management and Firm Value (joint supervisor) - Hussen Al-Refiay, IFRS, Earnings Quality, Audit Committee Characteristics and Value Relevance (joint supervisor) - Hassan Elgendi, Accounting Conservatism, Earnings Management and Comparability (joint supervisor) - Sinan Al-Shaikh, An Exploration of Implementation of International Accounting Standards in the Context of Developing Countries (second supervisor) - Do Duc Trung, Improving Banking System's Financial Soundness and Stability: Risk and Return Trade-off Approach (second supervisor)