Secures Governor General's Gold Medal with help of comprehensive
WATERLOO, ON, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Waterloo, Ontario's Joshua Huff has
been awarded the prestigious Governor General's Gold Medal for
achieving the highest standing in Canada in the 2012 Uniform Evaluation
(UFE). Joshua is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University's Business
Administration program, and joined KPMG LLP (KPMG) in September 2011.
The intensive three-day evaluation, administered by the Canadian
Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), assesses Chartered
Accountant candidates' competencies including knowledge, professional
judgment and ethics. 3,077 students across Canada passed the 2012 exam.
"With the support of KPMG's UFE training program, I felt well-equipped
and confident going into the UFE, but the Gold Medal still came as a
shock," said Joshua Huff, Staff Accountant, KPMG. "I don't plan on
slowing down anytime soon - I will strive for the same level of success
I achieved on my UFE throughout my career with KPMG."
"Joshua's outstanding results speak to his level of industry knowledge,
strategic thinking, and rigorous preparation throughout our UFE
training program," said Mary Jo Fedy, Waterloo Office Managing Partner, KPMG. "At KPMG, we are committed to
helping our people develop to their full potential and build phenomenal
careers, and Joshua's significant achievement reflects this
KPMG offers one of the most comprehensive UFE training programs in
Canada. The program, which includes national practice evaluations,
comprehensive study materials, a study group program, a UFE mentor
program and financial support, helps prepare KPMG people for success on
the UFE and in their careers.
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For a full list of the 2012 UFE Honour Roll and National Medalists,
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