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Mr Ricky Van Der Walt

Senior Lecturer
Name: Ricky van der Walt
Location: C-710 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
College of Business and Economics, Department of Accountancy Staff, Faculties, School of Accounting  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0) 11 559 4106

Email: rvanderwalt@uj.ac.za

About Mr Ricky van der Walt

​Ricky is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He currently holds a Masters degree from the University of Johannesburg in International Accounting, obtained in 2007. After completed his articles at KPMG at the end of 2008 Ricky accepted a post as group financial manager for a corporate financial concern. During this period he continued his academic involvement with UNISA and UJ on a part time basis, eventually joining UJ during 2010 as a full time lecturer in finance. Ricky continues to publish and perform research on various topics of interest and is currently working towards the completion of a doctoral degree.

Professional body membership
SAICA

Publications

ELS, G., VAN DER WALT, R., DE WET, S.R. & MEYER, L. (2012). Fundamentals of Cost and Management Accounting, 6th edition. Johannesburg: LexisNexis.

Conference papers
VAN DER WALT, R. (2014). Describing the Financial Characteristics of a Ponzi Scheme Using a Ratio Analysis Approach. Paper presented at the Value Conference 2014. Johannesburg, South Africa. 26-27 May 2014.

Research interests
Behavioural finance and decision theory, Ponzi schemes, Financial fraud, Financial Theory