Laurence Daoust

Assistant Professor,  Department of Accounting

Laurence Daoust

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email :
Phone : 514 340-3856
Secretary: 514 340-6542
Fax : n/a
Office : 5.364

Other title(s)

  • À venir


  • Ph.D. in Management (Accounting), Queen’s University

  • M. Sc. (Administration) – Public Accounting

  • Graduate Diploma in Public Accounting

  • B.B.A. – Specialization: Public Accountancy

Current research

  • Accounting profession

  • Auditor-client relationships

  • Recruitment in public accounting

  • Role of accounting information in start-up ventures

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (3)

DAOUST, Laurence, MALSCH, Bertrand; « When the Client Is a Former Auditor: Auditees' Expert Knowledge and Social Capital as Threats to Staff Auditors' Operational Independence », Contemporary Accounting Research, vol. 37, no 3, 2020, p. 1333-1369.

DAOUST, Laurence; « Playing the Big Four recruitment game: The tension between illusio and reflexivity », Critical Perspectives on Accounting, vol. 66, 2020, p. 1-24.

DAOUST, Laurence, MALSCH, Bertrand; « How ex-auditors remember their past: The transformation of audit experience into cultural memory », Accounting, Organizations and Society, vol. 77, 2019, p. 1-20.

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (2)

Projet de recherche sur l'utilisation de l'information financière au sein des startups , by Carl-Aimé Brunet
March 2021

L'entrepreneuriat social et la constitution d'une entreprise : structurer un projet d'affaires à caractère communautaire , by Maude Bougie
November 2020 > Faculty