Terry Filer, Associate Professor of Accounting and Taxation is a fellow of the chartered Association of certified accountants (FCCA) and has extensive industry experience as a qualified accountant.
Having trained with PwC in Swansea Terry took up a management accounting role at South Wales Police where she introduced devolved budgets to department heads and divisional commanders and was part of the implementation team to introduce a new financial and payroll system into the organisation. Terry then went on to become general manager for a consortium company that held a large PFI contract in Wales. As part of this role Terry was able to bring about a significant increase in shareholder returns by providing innovative accounting and taxation solutions.
Terry also has extensive experience working in accounting practices providing advice to clients on both accounting and taxation issues.
After 20 years in industry and practice Terry then moved into the education sector initially teaching ACCA professional qualifications at Gower college Swansea moving to Swansea University in 2010 where she now teaches accounting and taxation to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Terry has held various administrative roles in Swansea University including coordinator of incoming exchange students, Director of Undergraduate Accounting and Finance programmes, Head of Accounting, and now Head of Accounting and Finance department at the School of Management.