Nicola is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance as well as Joint School Employability Manager within Nottingham Business School.
In her role as Joint School Employability Manager (with focus on the undergraduate curriculum), Nicola works closely with the Joint School Employability Manager (postgraduate and professional courses) and other colleagues both in Nottingham Business School and the central Nottingham Trent University Employability Team, to ensure that employability is embedded throughout the curriculum.
In her lecturing role Nicola teaches on undergraduate modules (for both the BA in Accounting and Finance and the BA Business Management (Joint Honours) with Accounting and Finance) in the areas of financial accounting, corporate governance and risk management and employability. Nicola is also Module Leader for the Financial Accounting Level 4 module.
Nicola is currently undertaking an MA in Education to pursue her interests in pedagogical studies, employability and enhancing the student experience.
Nicola is a CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy) qualified accountant and has been a lecturer at Nottingham Business School since 2008.
Nicola has a public sector finance background and became a Chartered Accountant whilst working in local authority accounting and finance. Her main disciplines were treasury management, capital budgets and VAT. She has also been an external auditor specialising in the public sector with Price Waterhouse Coopers. Since being a lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, Nicola has completed her PGCHE, become a Fellow of Higher Education Academy and was also Course Leader for BA Accounting and Finance between the periods January 2014 and July 2015.
Nicola was an external marker for the CIPFA Leadership and Management paper between the periods 2008 and 2012 and was also the external examiner for that paper between the periods 2010 and 2012.