Sunway’s accountancy student comes out tops
PUVENDRAN Selvaraja of Sunway TES Centre for Accountancy Excellence (CAE) did the country proud with top marks in the global Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA) examinations, achieving the best and highest results of all students from around the world.
The examinations are part of the highly regarded Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Chartered Accountant qualification, held by over 147,000 professionals across more than 160 countries worldwide.
Gaining the ACA proves a candidate has demonstrated the highest technical skills and ethical standards.
Puvendran is the 12th Malaysian student to have won an international ICAEW prize. He was awarded the Joint First Placing and the Watts Prize, Professional Stage Order of Merit with his score of 97% in the Audit and Assurance Exam in the December 2016 sitting. The prize is given to a candidate who has achieved the highest marks in the professional stage papers.
“This outstanding achievement of Puvendran’s demonstrates the capabilities of non-graduate students who have decided to take an early start in their careers,” said Sunway College executive director
Teo Ee Sing.
“Nurturing local talents like Puvendran is essential not only to a leading professional Institution like Sunway TES CAE, but also to support our country’s effort to become a high income nation through the development of human capital. As the region continues its economic boom, we are in need of world-class talents who can contribute to our country's success.”
This achievement highlights the incredible potential of Malaysian students and the high standards of quality professional accounting and financial programmes provided at Sunway TES CAE, a leading professional accountancy provider in the Asia-Pacific region.
Students at Sunway TES CAE have the advantage of an experienced and dedicated academic team committed to nurturing students who are of the highest academic standards in accounting.
Sunway TES CAE head of programme (ICAEW) Theresa Soh said, “The achievements of Malaysians like Puvendran and our other prize winners highlight the high calibre of training and job opportunities available locally. It is a testament that our people need not go abroad to taste success at a global level.
“Sunway TES CAE is actively developing a strong strategic alliance with the accountancy sector to develop wide strategies to ensure Malaysians have excellent career opportunities locally and Puvendran’s achievement highlights the high standards of our local accountancy firms.”
For Puvendran, what he remembers most of his time at Sunway TES CAE is the time spent with his lecturers.
For him, his lecturers were more like friends and he could share anything with them.
He cited that the valuable learning and knowledge gained in ICAEW programme and the ACA has taught him to analyse and solve issues, essential skills required in the business and finance sector.
Puvendran, who achieved 9As in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) received the ICAEW Sunway TES Global Accountants
This outstanding achievement of Puvendran’s demonstrates the capabilities of non-graduate students who have decided to take an early start in their careers.
Scholarship for his Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) pathway to the ICAEW programme at Sunway TES CAE.
The ACA, available in Malaysia since 2004, is regarded globally as one of the leading business and finance qualifications. It is recognised and valued in practice, industry, commerce and the public sector.
Seamlessly merging examinations with practical on-the-job training, the ACA fully equips students with relevant experience, skills and professional knowledge to make sound decisions in genuine business environments.
■ To find out more about the Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) programmes at Sunway TES Centre for Accountancy Excellence, call 03-7491 8622 or e-mail email@example.com or log on to http://sunway.edu.my/college/sunwaytes.
Puvendran did the country proud with top marks in the global Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA) examinations.