Sajid Ali, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Professor Sajid Ali received his Ph.D. in Accounting from one of the leading universities in India namely Aligarh Muslim University in 2005. He also holds a Master degree in Accounting.

Before joining Al Yamamah University, Professor Sajid Ali was a tenured Assistant Professor of Accounting on the Faculty of Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz previously known as Salman bin Abdul Aziz University, Al Kharj, KSA. Ali has both teaching and research interest in financial accounting and cost accounting. His research interest includes costing and its applications, His work has been published in high quality peer-reviewed, ISI & Scopus index journals. He has taught a number of accounting courses during his career.


Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting for Govt .and Non Profit Organization
  • Auditing
  • Zakat and Tax Accounting
  • Employee Benefits
  • Life and Health Insurance


  1. Ali Sajid (2007), “Insurance in India (2007), ISBN–8189915673, Regal Publication, New Delhi
  2. Ali Sajid and M. Riyaz (2011), ‘Investment Pattern of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) ’, ISBN-9783639319316 Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG Dudweiler Landstr. 99, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany.
  3. Ali Sajid (2011), ‘Economic Reforms and Growth of Insurance sector in India, ISBN-978-3-639-32574-4Publisher:VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG Dudweiler Landstr. 99, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany.

Research Papers:

  1. Ali Sajid(2018),“ Taxi Services in Saudi Arabia through Mobile Apps: An empirical Investigation, Research Journal of Finance and Accounting Vol.9, No.4,[ ISSN (Paper)2222-1697 ISSN (Online)2222-2847]
  2. Ali Sajid(2015),“ Impact of Activity Based Costing on Firms' Performance in Saudi Arabia, Sci.Int.(Lahore), Vol. 27, No1,pp.597-606 (ISI Indexed)
  3. Ali Sajid(2013),“ Customer’s  satisfaction and retail banking in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, European Journal of Social Sciences, Cyprus, Vol.38,No.3,pp.309-320 {ISSN – 1450-2267}(Scopus Indexed)
  4. Ali Sajid (2013),“ Variable Selection Using Principal Component Analysis for Retail Shopping Experience in Saudi Arabia, The Journal of American Science, USA, Vol.9,No6,pp.471-479{ ISSN – 1545-1003}(ISI Indexed)
  5. Ali Sajid(2010),“Changing face of Accounting in the era of electronic commerce in Saudi Arabia, Global journal of finance and management, Vol.2,No2,pp.345-359{ ISSN – 0975-6477}
  6. Ali Sajid(2010), “Development and Economic growth of human resources in Saudi Arabia” International Review of Business and Finance Vol.3,No2,pp.117-125{ ISSN – ‎0976-5891}
  7. Ali Sajid and Sharma. R.B(2010), “Electronic commerce in Saudi Arabia: The modern changes in Accounting, International journal of management and Tourism trends, Jai Narain Vysa University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India Vol.2,No1,pp.49-61{ ISSN – 0976-5298}

Ali Sajid (2009), “Contemporary challenges and opportunities in management education” has communicated to present in Energy Conference 2010 on “Innovation Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation in Universities” to be held on April 03 & 04, 2010 at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India.

Current Teaching:

  • BUS 492 Principles of Accounting for MBA
  • ACC 415 Auditing
  • ACC 426 Zakat and Tax Accounting
  • ACC 201 Financial Accounting

Graduate Teaching:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Corporate Accounting

Undergraduate Teaching:

  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Auditing
  • Zakat and Tax Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting-1
  • Accounting for Govt & Non Profit Organizations
  • Employee benefits
  • Introduction to Risk Management

Services and Administrative Experience:

  • A member of Quality Council, AL Yamamah University, 2016- Present
  • A Quality representative of College of Business Administration, AL Yamamah University, 2016- Present.
  • A chair of the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Committee, College of Business Administration, AL Yamamah University, 2019- Present
  • A member of Graduating committee, AL Yamamah University, 2019- Present
  • A member of departmental committee, College of Business Administration, AL Yamamah University, 2015- Present