Langeswaran Tharmalingam recognized for his outstanding professional and community contributions
TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario is proud to announce that Brampton resident Langeswaran (Langs) Tharmalingam, FCPA, FCGA, has been appointed as one of its new Fellows. Langs joins a prestigious group of accomplished chartered professional accountants who are among today's leading accounting and finance professionals, proudly representing their profession and designation.
The FCPA designation is a prestigious honorary designation awarded to CPAs who, through their outstanding achievements including community leadership, bring distinction to the accounting profession and serve as a role model to others. FCPAs are nominated by their peers, who have recognized their exemplary qualities and contributions. To see a complete list of this year's Fellows, visit http://www.cpaontario.ca/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/2014mReleases/1009page17593.aspx.
Langs is a passionate professional with a commitment to serving others. A compliance corporate HST auditor with Toronto West Tax Services Office, Langs fulfils many roles with Canada Revenue Agency, from developing training materials and delivering presentations for community outreach programs. He supports economic initiatives and coaches new employees. He is also a resource for his colleagues for technical advice on matters related to tax, policy and legislation.
Langs is acknowledged for his strategic thinking, management skills and his ability to deliver sustainable results through action management and leadership. He is also a former board member for the Professional Institute of the Public Services of Canada. He brings enthusiasm to all that he does, whether working at CRA, contributing to a fundraising committee or speaking to students. He is a respected mentor to new immigrants, aspiring young professionals and peers – a strong advocate for a career in accounting as a professionally designated accountant. He has also taught various business courses at Sheridan College campuses in Brampton, Oakville and Mississauga, bringing 15 years of teaching experience.
He has earned various awards honouring his contributions to his profession and community and his leadership. Langs has worked with CGA Ontario extensively to promote the designation through professional development initiatives, working to enhance the image of a professional accountant and the knowledge and leadership that they have to share. He supports community tax preparation services, political campaigns, various accounting clubs and associations, ethnic groups, charitable initiatives and the Brampton Hindu Temple.
Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. The FCPA designation further demonstrates excellence in accounting, commitment and pride to CPA Ontario. FCPAs are actively involved in improving the well-being of their respective communities bringing respect to the member and the accounting profession.
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About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's more than 80,000 CPAs and approximately 20,000 CPA students. CPA Ontario serves the public interest by developing, monitoring and enforcing the highest standards of professional competence and ethical conduct. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. For information on the profession, visit www.cpaontario.ca. To become a CPA in Ontario, visit www.goCPAontario.ca.
SOURCE: The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
For further information: Perry Jensen, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, 416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 271, [email protected]; Amy Mulhern, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, 416-322-6520 or 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311, [email protected]