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Ms Claire O'Sullivan Rochford

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Biography

Claire is an experienced lecturer in Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis and Auditing  teaching at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level.  She is a  having trained with one of the Big 4 firms  and she has extensive experience in both practice and industry roles.  She obtained a distinction for completing a in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), a and Accounting and she holds a number of  She is currently at an  work looking at Professional scepticism in the context of auditing under the supervision of both Dr Raymond Donnelly and Dr Margaret Healy.  

For the academic years 2015 to 2017 she has held the role of g degree programme and has also acted as Co-Director of MIMAS during the academic years 2007-2009. 

 

Research Interests

I am currently at the advanced stages of my PhD which examines Professional Scepticism in the context of Auditing.  

 I am also engaged in research in the area of accounting education with a number of colleagues within my department. During 2017 we have just  completed a project funded by CPA Ireland.

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Affiliations

  • Professional Accounting Body, Member of Chartered Accountants Ireland (/)
  • External examiner for Auditing, External Examiner for CPA (/)
  • Irish academics of Accounting and Finance, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (/)
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Journal Activities

  • Referee, Accounting Education An International Journal (-)
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Committees

  • Member of Committee, Exemptions Committee (2013 / 2016)
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Education

  • Chartered Accountants Ireland , Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Accounting (2016)
  • Chartered Accountants Ireland , Diploma, International Financial Reporting Standard ( IFRS) (2010)
  • University College Cork , Postgraduate Diploma Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (2008)
  • University College Cork , Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed., Teaching and Learning (2007)
  • University College Cork , MBS, Corporate Finance and Accounting (2001)
  • University College Cork , BCOMM, Commerce (2000)
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Employment

  • College Lecturer, University College Cork (27-AUG-06 /)
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Teaching Interests

  •  My teaching interests are in the area of Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis and Auditing at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level.
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2010 Exploring the Potential for Technology to Enhance the Operation of Student Support Centres
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., O'Sullivan-Rochford, C. & Carr, M (2010) Exploring the Potential for Technology to Enhance the Operation of Student Support Centres. : The Irish Journal of Management (incorporating IBAR) [Details]

Other Journals

Year Publication
2017 Pathways to Qualification in Accounting: how are accountants made?
Healy M., O'Sullivan Rochford C., Doran J., McCutcheon M (2017) Pathways to Qualification in Accounting: how are accountants made?. : Accountancy Ireland [Details]

Published Reports

Year Publication
2017 Meeting Expectations: Post-Entry experiences of diverse pathways to professional accountancy qualification
Healy M., O' Sullivan Rochford C., Doran J., McCutcheon M (2017) Meeting Expectations: Post-Entry experiences of diverse pathways to professional accountancy qualification. [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
2017 Pathways to Success: Accountants, Reflections on their Training Experience
Healy M., O' Sullivan Rochford C., Doran D., McCutcheon M (2017) Pathways to Success: Accountants, Reflections on their Training Experience. [Details]
2017 Reflecting on Professional Scepticism; Defining an agenda for empirical investigation
O' Sullivan Rochford C (2017) Reflecting on Professional Scepticism; Defining an agenda for empirical investigation. [Details]
2017 Professional Scepticism, Audit Quality and Judgement
Claire O'Sullivan Rochford (2017) Professional Scepticism, Audit Quality and Judgement. [Details]
2017 From Raw Materials to Finished Goods: Qualified Accountants and their Professional Formation
Doran J., Healy M., O' Sullivan Rochford C., McCutcheon M (2017) From Raw Materials to Finished Goods: Qualified Accountants and their Professional Formation. [Details]
2017 Meeting Expectations: Post Qualifications reflections on diverse pathways to professional accountancy qualifications
Healy M., Doran J., McCutcheon M., O' Sullivan Rochford C (2017) Meeting Expectations: Post Qualifications reflections on diverse pathways to professional accountancy qualifications. [Details]
2017 Reflective Capacity, Auditors and Professional Scepticism; An Empirical Analysis
O' Sullivan Rochford C (2017) Reflective Capacity, Auditors and Professional Scepticism; An Empirical Analysis. [Details]
2012 A Three-Disciplined Approach to the Development of a Financial Learning Management System (FinLMS)
Neville, K;Woodworth, S;O'Sullivan-Rochford, C (2012) A Three-Disciplined Approach to the Development of a Financial Learning Management System (FinLMS). [Details]
2012 A Three Disciplined Approach to the Development of a Financial Learning Mgt System ( FinLMS)
Neville K., Woodworth S., O'Sullivan Rochford C (2012) A Three Disciplined Approach to the Development of a Financial Learning Mgt System ( FinLMS). [Details]
2011 An Examination of Practitioner's Views in relation to IFRS and the US Convergence Project
O' Brien F., O' Sullivan Rochford C.,Brosnan S (2011) An Examination of Practitioner's Views in relation to IFRS and the US Convergence Project. [Details]
2009 The Potential for Using Technology to Enhance the Student Learning Experience
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M. & O'Sullivan Rochford, C (2009) The Potential for Using Technology to Enhance the Student Learning Experience. [Details]
2009 Accounting OnLine¿: The design and implementation of an on-line support mechanism for students studying Accounting and Finance¿
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., Carr, M. & O¿Sullivan-Rochford, C (2009) Accounting OnLine¿: The design and implementation of an on-line support mechanism for students studying Accounting and Finance¿. [Details]
2009 The Potential for Using Technology to Enhance the Student Learning Experience
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., O'Sullivan-Rochford, C. & Carr, M (2009) The Potential for Using Technology to Enhance the Student Learning Experience. [Details]
2009 Accounting-1800: Student Responses to On-line versus face-to-face learning supports
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., Carr, M. & OSullivan Rochford, C (2009) Accounting-1800: Student Responses to On-line versus face-to-face learning supports. [Details]
2009 The Potential for Using Technology to Enhance the Student Learning Experience
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., O'Sullivan-Rochford, C. & Carr, M (2009) The Potential for Using Technology to Enhance the Student Learning Experience. [Details]
2007 Auditing Control and Ethics - Plotting a Practical approach to the Theory of Auditing
O'Sullivan Rochford, C (2007) Auditing Control and Ethics - Plotting a Practical approach to the Theory of Auditing. [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2011 An examination of practitioner's views in relation to IFRS and the U.S. convergence project. [Invited Oral Presentation]
O'Brien, F., O'Sullivan-Rochford, C.& Brosnan, S (2011) An examination of practitioner's views in relation to IFRS and the U.S. convergence project. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2011 An Interactive Financial Learning Management System. [Oral Presentation]
Neville K., Woodworth S., O' Sullivan Rochford C., McInerney C (2011) An Interactive Financial Learning Management System. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2009 Accounting OnLine': The design and implementation of an on-line supoort mechanism for students studying accounting and finance. [Invited Oral Presentation]
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., Carr, M. & O'Sullivan-Rochford, C (2009) Accounting OnLine': The design and implementation of an on-line supoort mechanism for students studying accounting and finance. [Invited Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2009 Accounting-1800':Student Responses to On-line versus face-to-facing learning supports. [Poster Presentation]
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., Carr, M. & O'Sullivan-Rochford, C (2009) Accounting-1800':Student Responses to On-line versus face-to-facing learning supports. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2007 *. [Oral Presentation]
O'Sullivan Rochford, C (2007) *. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
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