The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ) signed a landmark agreement on Thursday, 08th November 2018 to strengthen the scope of CA Sri Lanka members.
The agreement was signed by CA Sri Lanka President Mr. Jagath Perera and CA ANZ Chief Executive Officer Mr. Rick Ellis, in Sydney, Australia, in the presence of Consul-General for Sri Lanka in Sydney Mr. Lal Wickrematunge, President of CA ANZ Ms. Jane Stanton, Vice President of CA Sri Lanka Mr. Manil Jayesinghe, Immediate Past President Mr. Lasantha Wickremasinghe, and Member of Council Mr. N. R. Gajendran. The signing ceremony was also witnessed by the Institute’s past presidents Mr. Yohan Perera, Mr. Arjuna Herath, Prof. L. R. Watawala and several members of CA Sri Lanka who reside in Sydney.
The agreement paves way for members of CA Sri Lanka and CA ANZ to obtain membership from either Institute, while also allowing Chartered Accountants of both bodies to enhance their preeminence of the CA designations and continue to be an important contributor to the organisation and country they serve for.
A leading professional accounting body with more than 120,000 member spread across Australia, New Zealand and many other countries, CA ANZ is recognised as an Institute that empowers its members to become leaders and shapers of finance and business in Australia and New Zealand, and other parts of the world.
CA Sri Lanka enjoys agreements with some of the world’s top international professional accounting organizations, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and CPA Australia, in an effort to further enhance and strengthen the standing of members of CA Sri Lanka.