About the Journal

Focus and Scope

This journal publication aims to support the implementation of BPK's mandate and strategic objectives through scientific papers, add sources of reference on governance and state financial responsibilities and encourage research in the field of governance and accountability of state finances.

This journal broad scope provides a platform to publish primary research and non-research (review articles) related to state finances in areas of:

  • Accounting (public sector accounting)
  • Auditing
  • Governance and accountability
  • Public administration policy
  • State finance law

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board. The initial review included an examination of compliance with the scope and author guidelines. Then, the article will be sent to the Peer reviewer and will proceed to the next review stage by the Double-Blind Peer Review Process. Editorial Board will seek additional opinions such as adding the third reviewer when necessary. The article will also be checked for its plagiarism indication using PlagScan.

The final decision of article acceptance is made by the Editor in Chief (together with Editorial Board in an editorial board meeting) considering the reviewer's critical comments. The articles that require revisions will be returned to the author for revision. The editor will issue an LoA after the revision is declared appropriate. Articles that are declined will also be immediately informed to the author. 

Publication Frequency

It is published two numbers in one volume each year (June and December). Each issue consists of six articles (starting 2019).

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal History

Jurnal Tata Kelola dan AKuntabilitas Keuangan Negara was first published in July 2015, in a printed version of 7 articles from internal BPK's authors. In the following year (2016), JTAKEN has an online journal and in 2017 management is done through an e-journal. The author comes from internal and external BPK in the national scope. This journal has been accredited by the Directorate-General for Research Strengthening and Development, the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education, Republic of Indonesia (Peringkat 2) since 2016 and has been updated until 2024 according to the decree No. 200/M/KPT/2020.

Since 2018 JTAKEN has published articles in English and each number consists of 6 articles. JTAKEN has been published in collaboration with Indonesia Chartered Accountants (Ikatan Akuntan Indonesia, IAI) and The Institute of State Finance Auditor (Institut Pemeriksa Keuangan Negara, IPKN) (2019).

The Editor in chief from year to year:

2015 - 2016: Bernardus Dwita Pradana

2016 - 2018: Gunarwanto

2018 - 2020: Dwi Setiawan Susanto

2020 -  now: Emmy Mutiarini