Marko has worked in various industries for more than 10 years, mostly as an accountant. During that period, his works were related to IT, pharmaceutical and education industries. He is well-versed in the usage of accounting software, including lecturing MYOB for undergraduate student, and enable in creating a company through to its use in problem-solving matters. Prior to his current position, Marko was assigned as the Head of Program of the undergraduate school of Accounting and Finance in Binus University International from 2009-2011. After finishing his Ph.D. degree, Marko becomes the Head of Program of the International Business program at Binus University International. His main role is to organize study and curriculum mapping, handling students and coordinating lecturer class assignments.
Marko obtained his bachelor degree in accounting from the University of Indonesia in 1998. He pursued his Master degree in International Business from Curtin University in 2000 and continued his doctoral degree in Accounting at Victoria University of Wellington from 2011 until 2015.
Marko’s research interests are institutional logics, organizational cultures, behavioural accounting, and Indonesian culture. His dominant research methodology is qualitative approach, based on interpretivism theoretical perspective. Currently, his research area focuses on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and its impact to Indonesian business society. He also has passion for youth and music education.
ONGOING RESEARCH & CASE STUDIES
Thesis title: An investigation of organisational culture: a case study of Indonesia’s professional accounting firms.
This research is to investigate the extent to which Indonesian audit professionalism are influenced by external factors such as the Global Professional Network, Indonesian cultures, political economy, and the accounting profession. The organisational field is observed to gain understanding of norms and values that socially constructed by auditors within the organisation in order to seek legitimacy, whereas the institutional fields are observed to obtain factors that influenced the organisation. These dimensions are combined in an institutional manner, in order to explore the possible factors that influence audit professionalism in Indonesia. This research employs institutional logics offered by Thornton, Ocasio, Lounsbury (2012). These logics are to be related to six audit professionalism dimension offered by Kerr, et al (1977) of expertise, autonomy, collegial maintenance of standards, ethics, professional commitment, and professional identification. The application of Institutional logic is purposed to identify the ideal types of accounting firm in Indonesia, in that the framework enables to absorb elements that reflect a specific country’s norms and values.
OTHER ONGOING PROJECT
CONFERENCE PRESENTER and SPEAKER
Marching Band Sebagai Pendidikan Berkarakter; Sebuah Solusi Komprehensif Pendidikan Non-formal Bagi Remaja (Marching Band as Education of Character; A Comprehensive Solution of Non-formal Education for Teens), published in Tune In Bulletin, 3rd edition, 2015
TEXTBOOK, MODULES, MONOGRAPHS AND VIDEO-BASED LEARNING (VBL)
PROFESSIONAL & PROJECT-BASED EXPERIENCE
Head of Program – International Business at Binus University International – June 2015 – Present
Managing International Business Program. Setting strategic planning for the program. Managing faculty members, students, curriculum, and IB activities Working closely with Partner Universities in various countries (Australia, New Zealand, UK, The Netherlands, Germany, and China)
Lecturer Assistant (Tutor) at Victoria University of Wellington – February 2012 – November 2012
Tutoring Introduction to Accounting Information System (ACCY 225) for MYOB and Xero labs, assignment and presentation marking.
Head of Program – Undergraduate School of Accounting & Finance at Binus University International – August 2007 – September 2011
Responsible for managing the school. Task including designing program courses, curriculum and syllabi, managing exams, organizing lecturer’s schedules, handling student academic problems, corresponding to partner universities.
Part-time Lecturer at Binus University International – July 2005 – July 2007
Teaching accounting courses for undergraduate students in Binus University International: Accounting Computer Package (MYOB) & Advanced Computer Package (Microsoft Axapta)
Finance & Administration Director at PT. Sumber Natama Medika – November 2003 – February 2006
A pharmaceutical owned-company for distribution channel to hospitals and clinics. Items included OTC medicines, K medicines, syringes, consumables, and hospital equipment. Responsible in managing Finance Department. Responsible for monthly financial report, and tax Monitor debt collection and orders Design, create and document Accounting System, using MYOB Premier
Finance Manager at PT. Jasa Logistik Kesehatan Nusantara May 2001 – January 2003
A Joint-ventured company specializing in Hospital Information System Responsible for Accounting and Finance Department, handling 3 staffs. Responsible for monthly financial report, montly and yearly tax (SPT & SPM) Ability to design, create and document Accounting System, using MYOB for the company. As one of the system implementer for designing Hospital Information System – using 4th Dimension system
Indonesian Accounting Association (IAI) from 2010
SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANT AND ACADEMIC AWARDS
ACADEMIC JOURNAL REVIEWER
Apart from being the head of program, Marko has interest in youth education, such as marching band and drum corps activity. He has produced several music scores for top bands in Indonesia, and become a national and international judge. He holds the Drum Corps Europe (DCE), Drum Corps Asia (DCA), and Asian Marching Band Confederation (AMBC) judge certificates.
Indonesian Accounting Association (IAI) from 2010
Indonesian Institute of Management Accountant (IAMI) from 2018
ASEAN CPA from 2019