Prof. Dr. Bernd Keller

Public Accountant / Tax Consultant

Diplom-Kaufmann, M.A. (WSU)


Rödl & Partner GmbH
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Steuerberatungsgesellschaft (Audit and Tax consultancy firm)

Äußere Sulzbacher Str. 100, 90491 Nürnberg

Tel:  +49 (911) 9193 2200
E-Mail: bernd.keller(at)


  • Auditing and Corporate Governance (Summer Semester)
  • Group Accounting in accordance with the German Commercial Code and IFRS (Winter Semester 2015/2016)

Education and Examinations

  • Studies in business administration at the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg. Graduation with Diplom in Business Administration (1993)
  • Graduate studies in economics at the Wayne State University Detroit, USA
    Degree: Master of Arts (1990)
  • Doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) from the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg (1995)
  • Became a certified tax consultant in 1997
  • Became a certified public accountant in 2001

Professional Career

  • Research assistant at the Chair of Business Administration (Auditing) with Prof. Dr. V. Peemöller at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (1993 to 1997)
  • Partner at Rödl & Partner, Nuremberg (since 1997)
  • Member of the examination board for accountants at the Chamber of Public Accountants (since 2004)
  • Member of the GAAP Committee of the DRSC (Accounting Standards Committee of Germany) since 2011
  • Honorary Professor at the Department of Economics and Social Sciences of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (since 2021)

Main Activities

  • Annual and consolidated financial statements auditing at internationally active companies according to all accounting standards
  • Quality assurance in accounting and auditing at Rödl & Partner