Sean Power

Lecturer/Assistant Professor In Accountancy

School Of Business
Quinn School of Business
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7164819


Sean is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has worked in professional practice in Africa and Ireland. He holds a PhD (Accounting) from University College Cork. He has previously held appointments as an accountancy lecturer at University College Cork and Dublin City University.

Sean's teaching experience is primarily focused on financial accounting and financial statement analysis, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition, Sean delivers occasional lectures for professional accountancy bodies.




Association: Chartered Accountants Ireland, Function/Role: Associate Member (ACA)


Committee : Irish Accounting & Finance Association


Year 2008 Institution: Rhodes University (South Africa)
Qualification: BComm Subject:
Year 2016 Institution: University College Cork
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 2013 Institution: Inst of Chartered Accountants, IRL
Qualification: ACA Subject:
Year 2009 Institution: University College Cork
Qualification: BSc Subject:



Peer Reviewed Journals

Sean Bradley Power, Peter Cleary, Ray Donnelly (2017) 'Accounting in the London Stock Exchange's extractive industry: The effect of policy diversity on the value relevance of exploration-related disclosures'. British Accounting Review, 49 (6):545-559. [DOI] [Details]


Research Interests

Sean's research interests are in the area of capital markets research in accounting, including earnings management and value relevance. His past studies have used econometric models to examine the relationship between accounting numbers and the market value/return of listed companies.


Teaching Philosophy

Modules Coordinated

201700   ACC40640     Accountancy: Intl Fin Reporting&Analysis
201700   ACC40700     Accountancy: Strategic Corporate Finance
201700   FIN41700     Finance: Financial Analysis

Enhancement of Teaching

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

Developing as a Teacher

Innovation & Leadership

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