Soon-Yeow Phang



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Soon-Yeow Phang is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting.

Soon-Yeow obtained his PhD at the Australian National University. Prior to his PhD study, he worked as an auditor with a Big 4 accounting firm and is qualified as a Chartered Accountant (Australia). His research is in the areas of auditor judgment decision making, professional skepticism, auditor report, and CSR assurance.

Soon-Yeow currently teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in auditing, as well as supervising research students in the Honours and PhD programs. 

Research area keywords

  • Auditing
  • Judgement and Decision Making

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Research Output

When do investors value key audit matters

Moroney, R., Phang, S-Y. & Xiao, X., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : European Accounting Review. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Auditors' evaluation of subsequent events: the effects of prior commitment and type of accountability

Phang, S-Y. & Fargher, N. L., Aug 2019, In : Auditing. 38, 3, p. 167-182 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

CEO/CFO turnover and subsequent remediation of information technology material weaknesses

Li, W., Phang, S-Y. & Ho, S. Y., Dec 2019, In : Accounting and Finance. 59, 4, p. 2553-2577 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Impacts of the timing of the discovery of a subsequent event on the auditors’ approach to subsequent events

Phang, S-Y., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Accounting & Finance. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


AFAANZ 2017/2018 Annual Research Fund Grant

Soon-Yeow Phang (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other distinction

ECR Research Grant

Soon-Yeow Phang (Recipient), 2020

Prize: Other distinction

Monash Business School Seed Funding Scheme

Soon-Yeow Phang (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Other distinction

Press / Media

Applying Professional Scepticism: What Makes An Audit Team More Sceptical?

Robyn Moroney & Soon-Yeow Phang


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaPodcasts