Gerta JAKUPI, MSc, ACCA Cand.


Professional Qualification: ACCA Candidate (2021-ongoing)

Master of Science: Finance and Accounting, University of New York Tirana, Albania (2015-2017)

Bachelor of Science: Finance, University of New York Tirana, Albania (holding a dual degree in collaboration with SUNY Empire State College, State University of New York).  (2011- 2015)


Research: Corporate Governance, Bank Management, Debt, FDI.

Teaching: Foundations of Accounting, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Financial Statements Analysis, Corporate Finance, Bank Management, International Financial Markets, Financial Statements Analysis, Money and Banking.


Academic Experience

University of New York Tirana, Albania, Department of Economics and Finance, Assistant Lecturer (2017- Current)

University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres, Albania, Department of Banking and Finance, Part -Time Lecturer (October 2015- June 2018)

Professional Experience

External financial consultant under IFAC recognized Public Practice Accounting Office (May 2020-Ongoing)

University of New York Tirana, Albania, Dean of Students (March 2018- March 2019)

AGNA Group, Albartex L.L.C., Tirana, Albania, Internship at the Finance Department (June- August 2015)

Ministry of Finance, Tirana, Albania, Internship at the Department of State Budget Programming (December 2014- February 2015)

National Bank of Greece (NBG), Tirana, Albania, Branch Customer and Business Service (2014)

Jakupi L.L.C., Sales Manager and Finance Department member (2010-2014) (family-owned business) 

Other Experience

ADRIATinn Innovation Weekend Tirana, participating in the competition of creating and developing a successful business idea. (2014 and 2016)

Albanian Association of Banks, Tirana, Albania, participation in the ‘Financial Education’ Debate (Balkans Youth Link) as a member of the UNYT team. (2016)

Managing Your Investment Portfolio, Independent Study on international trade of financial instruments as an Individual Investor (2015)


Refereed Conference Presentations

Jakupi, G., Kufo, A. (2017). Corporate Governance and its Impact in the Profitability of Banks: A Quantitative Analysis on the Albanian banking System. Paper presented at International Conference ‘Challenges and Opportunities of a Contemporary Economy in the Focus of Knowledge and Science’, Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana, Albania (2019) and published at conference proceedings.

Jakupi, G., Kuqo, B. (2017). The Agro Business development in Albania and its policies. Paper presented at 13th International Conference of ASECU 2017, University Aleksander Moisiu, Durres, Albania and published at conference proceedings.

Jakupi, G., Kuqo, B. (2015). FDI Flow in OECD Countries During 1990-2014: An empirical study of the factors affecting FDI in OECD. Paper presented at the First National Students’ Conference, University of New York Tirana, Albania (2016). 

Other Skills

Language Skills: Albanian, English (fluent), Italian (fluent), Spanish (fluent), German (beginner), Turkish (beginner)

Computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio) SPSS, Alpha, Financa-5, Globus T24, Oracles.

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