PROF Matthew Pinnuck

PROF Matthew Pinnuck


  • Behavior of firms in response to missing important earnings benchmarks
  • Behavior of fund managers
  • Performance of fund managers
  • Quality and comparability of reported earnings
  • The reliability of the reporting of greenhouse gas emissions



  • Matt Pinnuck is Professor of Financial Accounting and Head of Department of Accounting. Matt teaches financial accounting in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Matt's research interest is in information economics in the fields of both financial accounting, finance and auditing  and his main teaching areas are in financial accounting and security valuation. Matt worked for several years in the audit division of KPMG before completing a PhD at the University of Melbourne.   


Selected publications


Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • "The reliability of corporate reporting of greenhouse gas estimates: Determinants, consequences, training for accountants and policy initiatives (other Chief Investigators: C. Adams, G. Clinch, P. Clarkson, G. Richardson, I. Marusic and M. Brear) ARC Linkage Grant with CPA Australia. Funded to the value of $252,000. 2009

    "The impact of the media on stock prices", AFAANZ, 2005.




Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2003
  • BCom (Hons), University of Melbourne 1990

Awards and honors

  • Research Excellence - Department of Accounting, 2005
  • Professional Year Certificate of Merit, Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1992
  • KPMG Professional Year Employee of the Year, 1992


Available for supervision

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