PwC trainees continue to excel in ICAEW and ACCA exams
Irene Kyriacou, trainee accountant at PwC, achieved a worldwide distinction in the September 2015 examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW). She achieved first place worldwide in the “Financial Accounting and Reporting” examination and was awarded the “Spicer & Pegler” prize. This is the second time that Irene has excelled in the ICAEW examinations, as she had also achieved the first worldwide place in Audit and Assurance of the Professional Stage examinations in December 2014 and was awarded the “Watts” prize”.
The PwC trainee accountants’ participation in the ICAEW examinations has so far achieved a 96% success rate in “Financial Accounting and Reporting” and 84% in “Financial Management”. The global average for these examinations was at 86% and 83%, respectively.
Additionally, in the June 2015 examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Panagiotis Tryfonos achieved first place in Cyprus in the “Taxation” examination, George Theofanov achieved first place in Cyprus in the “Corporate Reporting” examination and Rafaella Groutidou achieved third place in Cyprus amongst the trainees that have completed their examinations.
The trainees are pictured here with CEO Evgenios Evgeniou and Philippos Soseilos, Head of Human Capital.