EY GDS Sri Lanka awarded as an ACCA Approved Employer for Professional and Trainee Development

In a significant milestone for EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Sri Lanka, the company has been awarded as an Approved Employer for Professional and Trainee Development by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This prestigious recognition highlights EY's commitment to nurturing talent and fostering continuous professional development within the accounting and finance industry.

ACCA, the global professional accounting body, is renowned for its rigorous standards and commitment to excellence in the field of accounting. As an Approved Employer, EY GDS now joins a select group of organizations recognized for their dedication to developing the skills and expertise of finance professionals, solidifying the organization’s industry leadership and showcasing its commitment to top-tier professional development and training standards.

The benefits of being an ACCA Approved Employer extend beyond individual career growth to organizational success. Through continuous professional development efforts, EY GDS can elevate employee satisfaction, draw in top-tier talent, and fuel innovation and excellence in client service delivery. This reinforces EY GDS's standing as a premier employer for aspiring accounting professionals seeking fulfilling career paths. It further solidifies the organization's reputation for nurturing a culture of learning, innovation, and ongoing advancement.

According to Nilusha Ranasinghe, Head of South Asia at ACCA, "The appointment of EY GDS as an ACCA Approved Employer for Professional Development underscores the organization's commitment to maintaining the highest standards of professional development and training. This demonstrates EY GDS's dedication to empowering its employees and driving sustainable success in the accounting and finance field." Nilusha further highlighted EY GDS's consistent efforts in fostering a conducive learning environment, ensuring trainees receive necessary guidance and resources for career advancement. She emphasized that this reflects the organization’s commitment to excellence in talent development and its adherence to global best practices in professional education.

Samantha Rajapaksa, EY GDS Sri Lanka Location and Consulting Leader, conveyed excitement about the possibilities stemming from this collaboration. "We're excited to achieve ACCA Approved Employer status for Professional and Trainee Development. This recognition reiterates our steadfast dedication to investing in our people, equipping them with the necessary resources and support to excel in their careers. Through our investment in talent growth, we aim to cultivate a workforce that is not only proficient and knowledgeable but also empowered to drive positive change and deliver outstanding value to clients and stakeholders. This recognition therefore underscores our ongoing commitment to shaping the future of the accounting profession and nurturing the next generation of industry leaders in the field of finance."