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Eddy Vaassen, RA


  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 1.160

    5037 AB Tilburg


1987 …2016
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Research interests

Internal control theory, the use of decision aids in auditing, audit materiality, professional judgment in audit decision-making, control and compliance, control effects of IT, contract auditing, blockchain, and continuous monitoring.


Eddy Vaassen is Professor of Accountancy at Tilburg University and a Scientific Advisor at BDO. Further he is affiliated to Erasmus University Rotterdam, a member of the CEA (Commissie Eindtermen Accountantsopleiding), and the Vice-President Europe/Africa/Mid East of the Special Interest Group for Accounting Information Systems of the Association for Information Systems. He is a Registered Accountant (RA) and has a PhD from Maastricht University. His publications - including seven textbooks - are in the fields of AIS, Information Management, and Management control. Eddy is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Information Systems, Global Perspectives on Accounting Education, the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, the International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, and the International Journal of Accounting and Information Management. He supervises and has supervised doctoral dissertations on process mining, the factors explaining ERP use, decision aid use in auditing, contract auditing, professional judgment in internal control assessments, business value of IT, audit innovations, and just in time information provision. He is regularly involved in continuing professional education activities for professionals from various companies and institutions. Current and previous assignments include: KLM, Nuon, Rabobank, ING, BDO, Baker Tilly, Tias Business School, Free University Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam Business School, Avans+, KPN, Energy Delta Institute, Maastricht University, NBA, ABN AMRO, Alliander, APG, Dutch Tax Department, and the Association of Registered Controllers.


Post Master Accountancy: Internal Control & Accounting Information Systems

Continuing professional education for various professionals in the fields of accounting, audit, finance, and control

Current courses

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External positions

Member council (OMO)

1 Jul 2017 → …

Development curriculum (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)

1 Feb 2017 → …

Committee work (NBA)

1 Jan 2017 → …

Consultancy (BDO)

1 Nov 2016 → …

Member CEA (CEA)

1 Jan 2016 → …

Managing Director (Baker Tilly Berk)

1 Jan 20131 Jul 2016

Consultancy (HES-HvA)

1 Nov 20071 Jan 2013


  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Accountancy
  • Internal Control
  • Bitcoin
  • Control Processes
  • Information Systems

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Research Output 1987 2016

Handen en voeten aan process mining

Vaassen, E. & Koopman, A., 15 Oct 2016, In : Management control & accounting. 20, 5, p. 20-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Hoofdlijnen Bestuurlijke Informatieverzorging

Vaassen, E. & Meuwissen, R. H. G., 1 Nov 2016, Groningen: Noordhoff Uitgevers. 562 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Ontwrichting, onachtzaamheid, of gewoon niet weten waarom je iets doet

Vaassen, E., 15 Feb 2016, In : Management control & accounting. 20, 1, p. 22-23

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterProfessional

Open Access

Balanceren tussen basis op orde en innovatie

Franssen, M., Arets, M., van Loon, R. & Vaassen, E. H. J., 2015, In : Executive Finance. p. 22-26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Accounting Information Systems for Decision Making

Mancini, D. (ed.), Vaassen, E. H. J. (ed.) & Dameri, R. P. (ed.), 2013, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. 355 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingScientificpeer-review

Accounting information systems
Decision making
Design research

Activities 2016 2016

  • 6 Editorial activity
  • 1 Other

Journal of Information Systems (Journal)

E.H.J. Vaassen (Editorial board member)
1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting (Journal)

E.H.J. Vaassen (Reviewer)
1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Blockchain pilot provincie Noord-Brabant

E.H.J. Vaassen (Other)
1 Aug 20161 Dec 2016

Activity: Other activity typesOtherProfessional

Global perspectives on accounting education (Journal)

E.H.J. Vaassen (Reviewer)
1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Management Control & Acounting: Tijdschrift voor Organisaties in Control (Journal)

E.H.J. Vaassen (Editor)
1 Jan 201631 Dec 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific