David Sun is a seasoned accounting professional and a business leader with over 30 years of solid experience across a number of industries including higher education institutions, international business, hospitality, financial consulting services, energy, radio broadcasting, crown corporation and non-profit organization. He holds a MA from Heilongjiang University, and B Comm. in Accounting from University of Alberta. He received his CMA designation in 2011, and CPA designation in 2015.
Mr. Sun has considerable expertise in Strategic Analysis of a Complex Business Project, Cost Management, Internal Control and Assurance. His career has spanned many areas including accounting, finance, economics, re-engineering, data analytics, financial restructuring, mergers and acquisition, tax planning, and strategic management. He has held senior management positions ranging from Controller, GM, to VP and CFO. He provided insights on industry trends and business strategy, assisting a local enterprise to achieve the competitive advantages in the industry and to become one of the industry leaders in Western Canada.
Mr. Sun has been teaching Intermediate and Advanced Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, and Accounting Information Systems at Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) since 2018. Mr. Sun has been moderating Accounting Corporation Training courses for the School of Continuing Education of MacEwan university since 2018.
Mr. Sun developed and re-developed some online learning Accounting courses for E-Learning Office of MacEwan University from 2014-2020. Mr. Sun developed an integrated budget and forecast project using advanced excel functions for an advanced managerial accounting course of CUE.
Mr. Sun’s research interests focus on Accounting Information Systems and Managerial Accounting. His research topics are “Investigating the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Accounting Information Systems”, “The new strategic role of Accounting in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, “Tax holiday and economic growth mystery”. “The study of financial accounting limitations and the development trends”. “Investigating Corporate Failure”.