Your expert facilitators Stephen Marsden and Leighton Jones
Stephen Marsden is a full-time lecturer employed in the School of Accountancy at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.
Stephen has a Master of Business and is a Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, CPA Australia, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Fellow of The Taxation Institute of Australia.
Stephen has presented numerous professional development seminars and workshops over the past twenty seven years for various professional bodies, large and small accounting firms, listed companies (both in Australia and overseas), nonprofit organisations and government departments.
Stephen has written and presented numerous workshops in financial accounting and taxation on behalf of CPA Australia and has presented CPA workshops on behalf of CPA Australia in both of these modules. Furthermore, he has written and reviewed content for several CPA modules, including the Ethics and Governance and Australian Taxation modules.
Leighton Jones is a sessional lecturer in the School of Accountancy at Queensland University of Technology, teaching a wide range of financial accounting, governance and taxation law subjects.
Leighton has extensive experience in providing internal and external financial reporting related services across a breadth of industries in Australia and the UK. He provides advisory services to boards and committees in the not-for-profit, public and for-profit sectors. Leighton enjoys collaborating with fellow finance professionals to improve their ability to compile, interpret and analyse financial statements.
Leighton has completed the CPA program and is aware of the issues that CPA candidates face when completing the program. He has also presented several financial accounting and IFRS workshops on behalf of CPA Australia.