1:40 am - Wednesday March 29, 2017

ACCA Bangladesh celebrates student, member success

“ACCA Night” commemorated Jim McCabe, chief executive officer of Standard Chartered Bank as special guest of honour at ACCA’s (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) celebratory evening, called ACCA Night.

DSC_0066The evening was also privileged to hear from ACCA’s Vice President, Alexandra Chin, who was visiting Bangladesh along with her fellow Council member Pauline Hobson FCCA from the UK and Alan Hatfield, Director-Learning. During the evening’s proceedings, ACCA Bangladesh accepted 55 new ACCA members, as well as thanking employers for their support.

Mohua Rashid, Country Head, ACCA Bangladesh, said: “ACCA Nightwas a great success, and was a great opportunity for ACCA to welcome new members, to thank the learning providers and employers we work with, and to reinforce ACCA’s belief in the value of the accountancy profession, here in Bangladesh and around the world.

“We were also fortunate to have Jim McCabe as our chief speaker; we work closely with Standard Chartered Bank and it was a pleasure to welcome him to our celebrations of all things ACCA.”

Pauline Hobson, an ACCA Council member since 2008, spoke during the eveningabout ACCA’s recent campaign about the compete finance professional; this campaign shows how the ACCA qualified accountant is the complete package, trained in all aspects of financial and management skills.

Mohua Rashid concluded: “This public value message was central to our night’s celebrations as we held a public value drama, with people acting out a scenario to bring public value and trust issues to life.

“Public value for ACCA acting in the public interest, promoting ethical business and supporting economic growth – and we wanted to show what they mean through the medium of a live drama! This was a funbut also serious way to highlight an issue that really matters to ACCA, and to the profession.”


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