Pellinen Jukka, Professor / Professori

Pellinen Jukka, Professor / Professori


Jukka Pellinen is professor of management accounting. He earned his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Jyväskylä (1997). Previous academic positions were held as acting professor at Turku School of Economics and Business Administration (Pori, 1996–1997), visiting researcher at the TU Dresden (1997–1998), acting professor at the University of Lapland (1998–2000) and acting professor at the University of Oulu (2000–2004). Prof. Pellinen has served as the Dean of the JSBE (2008–2013), the Chair of the ABS Finland (2013) and in several other positions of trust. During his deanship the school was shaped on the path of international accreditations.

Areas of Interest

The focus of my research and teaching interests lies in two areas: Management accounting change, particularly innovation in accounting ICT and new ways of organizing accounting, and Public sector reforms, particularly the role of accounting in New Public Management and Performance Management in public services.

Research Areas

Management accounting, Public sector accounting, Interdisciplinary perspectives on accounting

Current themes I am working on include: risk measurement in municipality sector; university accounting; coproducing tax compliance; ethics in management accounting; strategising; supply chain management.

Key Publications

  • Pellinen, J., Mättö, T., Sippola, K., Rautiainen, A. (2017) Financial, professional, and democratic accountabilities in a complex health care setting. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (forthcoming).
  • Pellinen, J., Teittinen, H., Järvenpää, M. (2016) Performance measurement system in the situation of simultaneous vertical and horizontal integration. International Journal of Operations & Production Management 36 (10): 1182-1200.
  • Teittinen, H., Pellinen, J., Järvenpää, M. (2013) ERP in action – Challenges and benefits for management control in SME context. International Journal of Accounting and Information Systems 14 (4): 278–296.
  • Hyvönen, T., Järvinen, J., Oulasvirta, L., Pellinen, J. (2012) Contracting out municipal accounting: The role of institutional entrepreneurship. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 25 (6): 944–963.
  • Hyvönen, T., Järvinen, J., Pellinen, J., Rahko, T. (2009) Institutional logics, ICT and stability of management accounting. The European Accounting Review 16 (1): 1–35.
  • Hyvönen, T., Järvinen, J., Pellinen, J. (2008) A virtual integration - the management control system in a multinational company. Management Accounting Research 19 (1): 45–61.
  • Hyvönen, T., Järvinen, J., Pellinen, J. (2006) The role of standard software packages in mediating management accounting knowledge. Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management 3 (2): 145–160.
  • Pellinen, J. (2003) Making price decisions in tourism enterprises. International Journal of Hospitality Management 22 (2): 217-235.


  • Pellinen, J. (2017) Talousjohtaminen. 2. uud.painos. AlmaTalent.
  • Järvenpää, M., Länsiluoto, A., Partanen, V., Pellinen, J. (2017) Talousohjaus ja kustannuslaskenta. 3. uud.painos. SanomaPro.
  • Pellinen, J. (2003) Kustannuslaskenta ja kannattavuusajattelu. 2. uud.painos. Talentum.


  • YLAA2120 Talousjohtaminen (management control)
  • YLAS1110 Laskentatoimen teoria ja etiikka (accounting theory and ethics)
  • YLAS2140 Julkishallinnon laskentatoimi (public sector accounting)
  • YLAS1910 Syventävien opintojen seminaari (master’s thesis seminar)