The Accounting Department at the College of Business Administration at King Saud University, since being founded at the beginning of the 1380s AH, has been making great efforts to achieve its goals in education, research, and community service. These efforts have paid off, as qualified accounting employees have filled the country’s needs in both the government and private sectors. The department, represented by its faculty members, has been constantly contributing to all activities needed by the Saudi labor market in the areas of training, consulting, and community service, as well as developing the accounting profession in the Kingdom by holding various seminars and workshops and contributing to the creation and support of the Saudi Organization for Chartered and Professional Accountant (SOCPA). The accounting department strives to develop the academic master's program, the professional master's program in accounting, and the doctoral program in accounting in line with scientific developments and the requirements of the profession.
To be recognized as an innovative leader in professional accounting education and to become one of the primary departments of excellence in education in KSA.
To develop top quality accounting graduates with the highest-level of professional integrity and technical base of Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills (KASs) to meet the challenges of a dynamic global business environment through our world-class teaching, innovative research, multi-disciplinary approach and partnerships with leading businesses, universities, and research institutes worldwide.