Nine leading companies came onboard recently as Training Partners of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) representing diverse sectors and boosting the training partner portfolio of the institute which currently comprises of over 700 organisations from the public and private sectors.
Stafford Motor Co (Pvt) Ltd., Lankem Ceylon PLC, Maga Neguma Road Construction Equipment Co (Pvt) Ltd., Araliya Group of Companies, PE Plus (Pvt) Ltd., International Cosmetics (Pvt) Ltd., Anverally & Sons (Pvt) Ltd., Nexia BPO (Pvt) Ltd., and St. Anthony’s Industries Group (Pvt) Ltd were recognised recently at an event held at the institute.
Training partner recognition certificates were handed over to the respective companies by
CA Sri Lanka Vice President Mr. Jagath Perera in the presence of Mr. Dulitha Perera, Chairman of the Student Training & Development Committee and Mr. Aruna Alwis, Chief Executive Officer of CA Sri Lanka.
The three-year long practical training is an integral part of the institute’s study programme and the Institute believes that these partnerships with training organisations will benefit its trainees and the accounting profession as a whole.
As a training partner, the organisation provides practical training which in result assists in the long term development of a Chartered Accountant who goes on to play a highly responsible role heading both the public and private sectors apart from the professional’s core function which is finance.
CA Sri Lanka President Mr. Lasantha Wickremasinghe appreciated the role played by training partners, stating that their dynamic role has helped in producing versatile chartered accountants. “A globally sought after chartered accountant is nurtured, and while many of them have their inbuilt talent, training partners help them harness their talents, which contributes to them becoming a unique breed of professionals, who steer businesses across all sectors both locally and overseas,” he said.
Mr. Perera said that training partners have undoubtedly contributed towards producing exceptionally talented chartered accountants. “It is the training component of the qualification that helps our members enhance their skills and become globally sought after,” he added. (Media Release)