Expertise center

Corporate Reporting, Finance & Tax

Our mission

The ambition of the Nyenrode Center for Corporate Reporting, Finance & Tax is to bring together students/participants, faculty, and the business community to demonstrate leadership and to contribute to increasing and valorizing scientific knowledge in the field of external financial and non-financial reporting, finance and taxation. In this context, we provide education and conduct research with a continuous exchange between science and practice within the three areas of expertise. In all of this, we always have the objective - Serving society by shaping responsible leaders - and the L.E.S. values ​​of Nyenrode - Leadership, Enterpreneurship, Stewardship - in mind.

Within the Center for Corporate Reporting, Finance & Tax we distinguish the following disciplines: 

  • Financial reporting
  • Non-financial reporting & Integrated reporting
  • Corporate finance
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Economics
  • Fiscal law
  • Tax assurance

Our activities

The center is leading in providing education, with core groups focused on external reporting, financing, general economics and tax law within the accountancy programs. The core groups are responsible for the curriculum and examinations. In total, approximately 200 lecturers and examiners are associated with the core groups.

In addition, the center provides the core subjects within the controlling programs and the Tax Law Master and leads the Financial Management track (FM) within the full-time MSc Management program. The center is also involved in the wide range of Executive education in the field of finance, reporting and taxation.

We provide the following core subjects and disciplines:

  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • General Economics
  • External Reporting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting Theory
  • Accountable Aspects of Financial Accounting
  • Accountable Aspects of Management Accounting
  • Tax Law (VPB, OB, LB, IB)
  • International Money & Finance
  • Strategic Finance
  • Risk & Financing
  • Tax Assurance
  • Soft Skills Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Stewardship
  • Different subjects for scientific research.


Our research

The objective of the Center for Corporate Reporting, Finance & Tax is to conduct (international) up-to-date and relevant research with a continuous exchange with practice within the three disciplines. The social debate and the agenda of (international) regulators largely determine the choices of the themes.

Research themes

The research covers the following main themes:

1. External reporting

Financial reporting, non-financial reporting and integrated reporting.

2. International financial markets

Research into the functioning of financial markets and the impact of financial innovation on economic developments.

3. European monetary and financial integration.

Research into the optimal integration of national economies, so that economic growth and prosperity are stimulated.

4. Sustainable Finance

Research aimed at measuring sustainability and the impact on the return of financial instruments.

5. Tax Law

The central research theme is ‘Ondernemend Nederland’: the tax treatment of businesses. Sub-themes include:

  • Ethics, tax avoidance and transparency
  • Tax Assurance & Tax Accounting
  • Rights and obligations of the business community, tax advisers and tax authorities
  • Investment property and owner-occupied property in the various tax resources
  • The Netherlands as a place of business for companies
Job Andreoli & Luisa Alemany
Textbook 'Entrepreneurial Finance' wins Textbook Award

Textbook 'Entrepreneurial Finance' wins Textbook Award

Education |  March 19 2021
'Building a bridge between theory and practice', that was the goal of Job Andreoli when he wrote the textbook 'Entrepreneurial Finance: The Art and Science of Growing Ventures' together with Luisa Alemany.
Tom Berkhout RSM and Nyenrode Business Universiteit launches European Real Estate Tax Guides

RSM and Nyenrode Business Universiteit launches European Real Estate Tax Guides

About Nyenrode |  June 8 2020
RSM International and Nyenrode Business Universiteit have together launched their latest Guides to Commercial Real Estate Taxation in Europe.
krijn-van-der-lugt-Iens1y34FxM-unsplash Accounting questions in the Circular Economy

Accounting questions in the Circular Economy

Research |  January 14 2020
A white paper launched by a new coalition for circular accounting, demonstrates how to modify and rethink current financing and reporting practices for the circular economy.
Oratie Olof Bik “Auditors should stand their ground in public debate.”

“Auditors should stand their ground in public debate.”

Research |  September 18 2019
Prof Dr Olof Bik delivered his inaugural speech titled: ‘Crossing the divide: behavioral research in auditing’.
Jan Bots Controllers, prepare for Artificial Intelligence!

Controllers, prepare for Artificial Intelligence!

About Nyenrode |  August 29 2019
According to Prof. Dr. Jan Bots, it's only a matter of time before big data and digitization become an integral part of the controlling profession. He delivered his retirement speech on Thursday August 29, 2019.
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Prof. mr. dr. Philippe Albert

  • International Tax Law

Job J. Andreoli MSc CFM

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Fintech & Corporate venturing
  • Risk & Finance
  • Finance & Accounting

Prof. dr. Ivo Arnold

  • International Money and Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Banking

Dr. Ferdy van Beest

  • Financial Reporting
  • Integrated Reporting
  • International Financial Reporting Standards

Prof. dr. Tom Berkhout MRE MRICS

  • Real Estate
  • Tax Law
  • Business Valuation

Prof. mr. dr. Arco Bobeldijk

  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Fiscal Law
  • Tax Law

Prof. dr. Roland Brandsma

  • International and Domestic Tax Issues

Prof. dr. Arie Buijs (emeritus)

  • Operations Management
  • Quantitative Research Methodology
  • Investments

Prof. dr. Gijs van Bussel (emeritus)

  • Human Resource Management
  • Executive Pay

Prof. dr. mr. E.C.J.M. (Lisette) van der Hel – van Dijk RA

  • Effectiveness of Regulatory Strategies
  • Tax Assurance and Tax Supervision including Joint Audits
  • Compliance Risk Management

Mr. drs. B. Jonker RA

  • Tax Theory & Ethics

Prof. dr. Henk Langendijk (emeritus)

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Governance

Dr. René P. Orij

  • Integrated Reporting
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Sustainability Reporting

Dr. ir. Frans Schaepkens RC EMFC

  • External Reporting
  • Research Methods in Accounting
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting

Prof. dr. Kalun Tse

  • Corporate Finance

Prof. dr. Tom van Veen (emeritus)

  • Financial Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • Banking
  • European Monetary Integration
  • European Economic Policy
  • Economics of International Education

Dr. Roy Verbeek

  • Empirical Asset Pricing

Prof. dr. Ruud Vergoossen RA

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Integrated Reporting
  • Financial Analysis

Prof. dr. Dennis Vink

  • Empirical research in asset pricing

Prof. dr. Rudolf de Vries

  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Tax Law
  • Fiscal Group Law