Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Askari Bank becomes ACCA Gold Approved Employer

ACCA seeks to recognise and reward leading organisations that offer continual learning and development support to ACCA trainees. Having partnerships with over 8,500 employers across the world, ACCA Pakistan recently awarded Askari Bank Limited with Gold approved employer status.
The approved employer certificate was presented to Mr M. R Mehkari, President and Chief Executive, Askari Bank Limited by head of business development at ACCA Pakistan, Haroon A Jan.  
Commenting on the support ACCA will extend to Askari Bank, Mr Jan stressed that the ACCA approved employer program will assist Askari Bank in building their human resource competency, align practical experience performance with their professional development, understand how to tackle key development issues of financial professionals and facilitate sharing of best practices between the two entities. He further emphasized that ACCA and Askari Bank should work in conjunction on thought leadership agendas focusing on current economic and financial issues.

ACCA seeks to work closely with approved employers for the progression of ACCA trainees in particular and the accountancy profession at large.