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FCCA (Chartered Certified Accountant)
MSc Financial Management 2007, University of the West of England (Prize winner, best part-time student)
P.G.C.E. (F.E.) 1996, Cardiff University
B.Sc. (Econ), 1990, Cardiff University


Ian Janes is a Senior Lecturer in Accountancy (0.4) and teaches Performance Management and Financial Management across a range of professional and postgraduate 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 Cardiff Business School and at Coleg Gwent, where he ran the Chartered Management Institute programme. 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.

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


Vastly experienced examiner, assessor, marker and question writer for several professional accountancy bodies.

Over 20 years of teaching experience.


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


Director, Eye For Finance Limited, Financial Management Consultants and Accountants


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


Extensive experience of supervising MBA and MSc dissertation students in various Performance and Financial Management matters

Areas of Expertise

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

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