Jessica Johnson

Director of Postgraduate Programmes,
Accounting and Finance Division

+44 (0) 113 34 32628
Academic, Accounting and Finance


Fellow of HEA (FHEA) - The Higher Education Academy
CELTA, Cambridge ESOL, 2011
FCA (ICAEW), 2002
LLB (Hons) Law, The University of Leeds, 2002


On graduating from Leeds University, Jessica joined Deloitte in Leeds where she trained as a Chartered Accountant, specializing in Corporate Tax. Jessica then moved into teaching and spent time working as a freelance tutor for Kaplan Financial Training and Leeds City College, teaching accountancy subjects for ACCA, AAT and CIMA. She has also trained as an English Language teacher (CELTA) and has worked as a tutor at the University of Leeds Language Centre, teaching English and Academic Skills.


"Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence 2014"

Jessica is an Accounting and Finance Teaching Fellow at Leeds University Business School. She is currently teaching:

  • Critical Skills for the Finance Professional (LUBS5072M)
  • Intermediate Management Accounting (LUBS2295) 
  • Accounting & Organisational Performance (LUBS5008M)
  • Financial Analysis (LUBS5014M)

Jessica is the Programme Director of the following Accounting and Finance Postgraduate programmes:

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Finance and Investment
  • MSc Banking and International Finance
  • MSc Financial Risk Management

Jessica is also Personal Tutor for students on the Accounting and Finance Postgraduate programmes.

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