Ashish Varma

Ashish Varma

Associate Professor

Area: Finance
DOJ: 18-10-2007

Brief Profile

I investigate how actors curate and consume Accounting Information.

My research explores the dimensions underpinning the accounting choices, accounting processes and outcomes, which have relevance for multiple stakeholders, in multiple contexts. I deliver a specialized accounting seminar “Framing Management Accounting Research” to Doctoral candidate(s) in IMT Ghaziabad and have also designed another seminar on “Conversations in Audit Research”. I presently serve as Associate Editor of the IMT Journal Paradigm MRJ (Sage Publication). I am also associated with ItAIS, Italy (for the past many years) as a Co-Track Chair, Reviewer and Panel speaker.

My current research projects contribute primarily to the Managerial Accounting and Control literature which intersects with ‘digitalization’ and ‘sustainability’ initiatives of firms. I aim to contribute to the different facets of the conversation surrounding technology usage in accounting information processing and managerial control.

My prior works have been published in prestigious journals such as Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (AAAJ; ABDC= A*; Scopus), International Journal of Digital Accounting Research (IJDAR; ABDC=B; Scopus), Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting (JFRA; ABDC= C; Scopus), Journal of Management and Governance (JMG; ABDC=C; Scopus), International Journal of Organizational Analysis (IJOA; ABDC=B; Scopus), International Journal of Management and Decision Making (IJMDM; Scopus), Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, ( ABDC = B; Scopus), Management Control (ABDC=C), Journal of Public Affairs ( JPA; ABDC=B; Scopus), Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing ( JBIM; ABDC= A; Scopus), Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS; ABDC =A; Scopus) etc.

My research draws upon multiple theories and frameworks, and I have used both Qualitative methods and Quantitative methods to investigate the accounting phenomenon and themes. In some prior works, I studied the interplay of managerial actions, perception, judgement, preferences on firm level, department level and individuals operating performance, in the context of emerging markets.

Besides peer reviewed Journal Articles, I also author teaching cases for class discussion amongst MBA students which have been published by The Case Centre, UK and E.T Cases.  These teaching cases have been used as pedagogical resource in top ranked business schools in Europe and Asia (as per the usage statistics made available by The Case Centre, UK). I contribute articles on contemporary themes for the practicing accounting professionals as well.


FCMA: Fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (
Ph.D ( Corporate Governance)
PGDM (Finance) FORE School of Management, New Delhi.


25 years in academia after a short stint in corporate sector during my initial career.

Research Interests

Management control systems and Digitalization.
Accounting analytic capabilities and firm performance.
Pedagogical research in the accounting and control domain
Professional Skepticism and Auditing practices and routines

MDP/Executive Education

Training sessions for JARO Education, NIIT Imperia, ONGC HQ Dehradun, Indian Naval HQ, DTTDC, NTPC, MTNL, National Seeds Corporation, Domino’s AMDOCS, etc.

For my MDPs I was awarded ‘Best Speaker’ by Institute of Cost Accountants of India in 2004-05 in the 46th Annual General Meeting held in The Constitution Club of India, New Delhi.

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