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FILIP Andrei

Department : Accounting and Management Control 
Campus de Cergy



Andrei Filip is Professor of financial reporting at ESSEC Business School. Before joining ESSEC, he has been teaching financial accounting in Romania (ASE Bucharest), Switzerland (HEC Genève), and Canada (HEC Montréal). He also worked as an instructor for CFA Montreal and CIIA Switzerland and was the Head of the Accounting and Management Control department at ESSEC.

Holding a Ph.D. in international accounting from the University of Geneva, Andrei’s main research interests are institutional settings and financial reporting quality. He is recognized as an expert in international accounting with a focus on transitional economies from Eastern Europe and has worked on several projects with the international (IASB) and French (ANC) accounting standard setters. Andrei is regularly invited as a panel speaker for conferences (AAA-IAS, EAA, EUFIN, AMIS etc.)

Andrei has published in various international accounting journals (Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, The International Journal of Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Research, Accounting and Business Research etc.) and he is currently an associate editor of Accounting in Europe, a journal of the European Accounting Association and Accounting Forum.

Andrei has been working in the last decade with the IAAER, an international accounting association that builds capacities in accounting research and teaching in transition economies, where he currently is VP administration and faculty mentor for the young scholars.



  • 2016 : HDR (Université Grenoble Alpes, France)
  • 2007 : Doctorat in Economics and Social Sciences and Business Administration (Université de Genève, Switzerland)
  • 2001 : DEA Decision and Control in Accounting (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)
  • 2000 : Licence in Accounting and Management Computing (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)


    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2017 - Present : Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2014 - 2017 : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2009 - 2014 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2007 - 2009 : Assistant Professor (HEC Montréal, Canada)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2008 - 2009 : Instructor "Financial Statements Analysis" CFA Institute Montréal Level 1 & 2 (CFA Institute, Canada)
      • 2004 - 2007 : Teaching and research assistant (Université de Genève, Switzerland)
      • 2007 : Instructor "Accounting" AZEK CIIA Training program in Hanoi (AZEK (Swiss Training Center for Investment Professionals), Vietnam)


  • 2006 : Doctoral colloquium fellow (European Accounting Association )


  • 2018 : Best Paper Award  IAAER World Congress
  • 2011 : Best Paper Award  IAAER World Congress

Journal articles


Guest editor of a journal special issue

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Presentations at a Faculty research seminar

Book reviews

Research activities

    Senior or Associate Editor

  • 2020 : - Present : Associate Editor - Accounting Forum
  • 2019 : - Present : Associate Editor - Accounting in Europe
  • Editorial Board Membership

  • 2021 : - Present : Editorial board membership - Comptabilité Contrôle Audit
  • 2020 : - Present : Editorial board membership - European Accounting Review
  • 2013 : - Present : Editorial board membership - International Journal of Accounting
  • 2009 : - Present : Editorial board membership - Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems (JAMIS)
  • 2018 - 2019 : Editorial board membership - Accounting Forum
  • 2015 - 2018 : Editorial board membership - Accounting in Europe


  • 2019 : JIANG Jin (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director
  • 2018 : GHIO Alessandro (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director, First placement: Assistant lecturer in Accounting - Monash Business School, Monash University
  • 2015 : MOLDOVAN Rucsandra (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Assistant Professor - Concordia University