Heather Sceles


Sobey School of Business
Accounting

Faculty Member Information

Education

B.B.A., Business Administration, Acadia University, 1996

Professional Licensures & Certifications

Certificate in Adult Education, Dalhousie University Continuing Education, 2008
Chartered Accountancy Designation , Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, 1999

Academic Work Experience

2010 - 2015, Lecturer; Full time, Saint Mary’s University
2010 - 2010, Lecturer; Full time Sessional , Saint Mary’s University
2009 - 2010, Casual Faculty, Nova Scotia Community College
2009 - 2010, Lecturer; Part Time, Saint Mary’s University
2008 - 2009, Lecturer; Full time Sessional , Saint Mary’s University
1999 - 2014, Education Contractor, Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy

Non-Academic Work Experience

2007 - 2008, Assistant Controller, Nova Scotia Power
2006 - 2007, Manager, Corporate Finance Business Partnerships, Johnson and Johnson - Janssen-Ortho, Pharmaceutical arm
2004 - 2006, Manager, Client Services, Johnson and Johnson - Janssen-Ortho, Pharmaceutical arm
2003 - 2004, Senior Financial Analyst, Sales and Marketing Finance, Johnson and Johnson - Janssen-Ortho, Pharmaceutical arm
1999 - 2001, Manager, Senior Accountant, PricewaterhouseCoopers
1996 - 1999, Senior Associate, Associate, Price Waterhouse Coopers - Coopers and Lybrand Limited Liability Partnership

Membership

2007 - Present, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia
1999 - 2007, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

Honours

Full Time Professor of the Year Sobey School of Business Commerce Society - 2011

Scholarly Contributions

Other Publications

Rixon D, Stapleton D, Sceles Heather. "International Financial Reporting Standards, The Case of a Marine Defence Contractor, Teaching Case"
Accounting Perspectives (Spring - 2014)
Rixon D, Sceles Heather. "Superstar Entertainment, Teaching Case"
Accounting Case Institute (Spring - 2012)

Service: Institutional Committees

Bachelor of Commerce Council , 2014/01 - None (115)
Sobey Building Expansion Committee, 2014/01 - None (116)
Accounting Program Review , 2014/01 - None (117)
Accounting Major Review Committee, 2014/01 - 2014/03 (118)
Committee on Global Business Management , 2012/01 - None (119)
Saint Mary's University Student Association Podcast, 2012/01 - 2012/03 (120)
Writing Centre Awards Committee , 2011/03 - 2011/03 (121)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Board Member, Accounting Education Foundation of Nova Scotia 2011/01 - Present

Service: Community

Volunteer, Phoenix House Youth Programs 2009/01 - 2009/03
English Language Learning Tutor, Halifax Public Library 2007/03 - 2011/03