Arif is an Assistant Professor in the Accountancy program teaching Accounting Information Systems related modules and Data Analytics, at Design and Specialised Business Cluster, Singapore Institute of Technology.
He is passionate about information systems. After graduating from his undergraduate study in accountancy, he worked in a finance company in Indonesia managing its accounting and information systems. This experience stimulated his curiosity to further continue his postgraduate study in Business Information Systems at the University of Queensland, Australia. At the same time he was a teaching assistant for Accounting Information Systems, Computer-based Information Systems, and Database Management. He conducts research in the area of emerging technology in accounting, i.e., data analytics and visualization, distributed ledger technology/blockchain, fintech, and regtech (i.e., standard business reporting), and IT/IS adoption. Apart from working in the above research areas, his expertise in business information systems enables him to hone his skills in business process modelling and data analytics. Complementing his university qualifications, Arif holds professional membership of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Associate Member of Association for Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE).
His research has been published in the Behaviour & Information Technology, Journal of Information Systems, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases, and International Journal of Business Information Systems, and in various primary accounting, accounting information systems and mainstream information systems workshops and conferences (e.g., American Accounting Association/AAA, International Conferences on Information Systems/ICIS, European Conference on Information Systems/ECIS, and Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems/PACIS).