Dr Jong Ling

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy  
Curtin University Malaysia
Thesis title: Executive Remuneration of Listed Family Companies in Malaysia

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) with Distinction and Vice Chancellor’s List (Accounting and Finance)
Curtin University Malaysia

** Recipient of Meritorious Achievement Award, awarded by Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

Office No.

+60 85 630100 ext. 2768



Room No.

No. 54, Row 4

Employment History

  1. Lecturer
    Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
    Faculty of Business
    Curtin University Malaysia
    September 2018 to present
  2. Account Executive
    JC Marine Communication Co.

Unit Taught

  1. ACCT2011 Accounting for Corporations
  2. ACCT2013 Accounting – The Fundamentals of Business
  3. ACCT 2006 Financial Reporting
  4. ACCT 2005 Financial Accounting
  5. ACCT 1000 Introduction to Accounting
  6. 062 Foundation Accounting

Teaching Awards

  1. Student’s Choice Award – Semester 1, 2019 (Department of Accounting)
  2. Student’s Choice Award – Semester 2, 2019 (Department of Accounting)
  3. Student’s Choice Award 2021 (Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics)

Research Interests

  1. Corporate Governance
  2. Family Firms
  3. Executive Remuneration
  4. Panel Data Analysis
  5. Scholarship of Learning and Teaching

Journal Articles

  1. Jong, Ling, and Ho, Poh-Ling. 2020. “Family Directors, Independent Directors, Remuneration Committee and Executive Remuneration in Malaysian Listed Family Firms”, Asian Review of Accounting, 28(1). doi: 10.1108/ARA-04-2019-0099
  2. Jong, Ling, and  Ho, Poh-Ling. 2018. “Inside the Family Firms: The Impact of Family and Institutional Ownership on Executive Remuneration”, Cogent Economics & Finance, 6(1). doi: 10.1080/23322039.2018.1432095

Conference Proceedings / Presentations

  1. Jong, Ling, and Tiong, Ying Ying. 2021. “Peer Review and Self-Assessment Skill of Accounting Undergraduates: Comparative Analysis of Reviewers and Reviewees Perspectives.” Scholarship of Tertiary Teaching Online Conference, CQUniversity, Australia.
  2. Jong, Ling, and Ho, Poh-Ling. 2019. “The Influence of Family and Independent Directors on Executive Remuneration: Evidence from Malaysian Listed Family Firms.” Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics Symposium, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  3. Jong, Ling, and Ho, Poh-Ling.  2017. “Board Composition and Executive Directors’ Remuneration in Malaysian Listed Family Companies.” AFAANZ Conference, Adelaide, Australia.  ** AFAANZ: Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand
  4. Jong, Ling, and Ho, Poh-Ling.  2016. “Whose Voice in Determining Executive Remuneration in Malaysian Listed Family Firms?” 17th FOURA Conference on Accounting in Developing Economies, Sarawak, Malaysia. ** FOURA: Asian Academic Accounting Association
  5. Jong, Ling, Ho, Poh-Ling, and Krishnan, Anbalagan. 2014. “Ownership Structure and Executive Remuneration: An Empirical Study of Malaysian Listed Family Firms.” Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics Symposium, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Research Grant

  1. Research Title: Developing a Board Governance Index and Relationship Evaluation with Firm Value: A Case of LIsting Malaysian Family Firms.
    Awarding Body: Curtin Malaysia Faculty of Business Special Grant 2020 provided by ORD
    Amount: RM6,500
    Duration: February 2021 – January 2022
    Research Role: Co- Investigator

Reviewer of Conference Papers

  1. 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance, 2021
  2. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics Conference 2019

Reviewer of Academic Journal

  1. Asian Review of Accounting (2021)
  2. International Journal of Business and Society (2021)
  3. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society (2021)

Higher Degree By Research Supervision

Student name: Jennifer Chong Lai Yee

Degree: PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)

Title: Board Capital and Firm Performance: The Role of Board Involvement in Strategic Decision-Making and the Investments in Big Data Analytics

Role: Co-supervisor

University: Curtin University, Malaysia

Period: November 2019 to present

Internal Assessor (Curtin University Malaysia)

1. Student name: Matthew Alappatt

Degree: PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), Year 2019

University: Curtin University, Malaysia

Title: Impact of Adoption of International Accounting Standards and Financial Crisis on Accounting Quality of Australian Listed Companies

2. Student name: Vanessa Chan Ming Miin

Degree: MPhil (Master of Philosophy), Year 2022

University: Curtin University, Malaysia

Title: The Impact of Oil Rent Dependence on Malaysian Manufacturing Sector: The Role of Financial Development and Government Intervention

Professional Membership

1. Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

Membership No. 46077, 2019

2. Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA), United Kingdom

Membership No. PR233986, 2021

Leadership and Service

Accounting Discipline Lead, Faculty of Business

July 2022 – present

Chairperson of Staff Students Experience Committee, Faculty of Business

September 2021 – June 2022

Acting Head, Department of Accounting, Faculty of Business

July 2021

Program Coordinator, Department of Accounting, Faculty of Business

September 2019 – August 2021

Deputy Unit Coordinator of Financial Accounting for two campuses

– Summer School 2020, Curtin University, Malaysia

– Tri 3A Semester 2019, Curtin University, Singapore

Advisor of Accounting Club, Curtin University Malaysia

2020- Present

Research Cluster Membership

Innovation in Higher Education



Updated on: 16 Aug 2022