TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario recently celebrated its convocation ceremonies, admitting 1,976 new members into membership during two ceremonies that took place on October 25 and November 8, 2014.
The ceremonies mark a milestone for these new Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs), acknowledging years of hard work, dedicated study, steadfast work-life balance and a true commitment to the accounting profession and their careers. Every new CPA has successfully completed both the rigorous program and work experience requirements to become a member of the CPA profession. They adhere to the highest professional standards.
On Saturday, November 8, 2014, CPA Ontario proudly recognized new CPAs who earned academic excellence awards:
T.H. Frankling Medal is granted in recognition of accounting excellence:
- Eric LaCourt
- Hani El-Saadi
- Supriya Sehgal
- Stacey Latchford
Porter Hetu International Award is granted to a new CPA, CGA who achieves the highest final course mark in and attains a standing of honours in the professional applications examination:
- Tammy Hollywood
The following new Chartered Professional Accountants in Ontario received recognition for ranking among the top 10 highest academic results in Canada:
- Sumati Bansal
- Feng Liu
- Stacey Latchford
- Wing Kwan Hung
- Li Wei Deng
Chartered Professional Accountants are critical to the financial management of businesses. CPAs are globally recognized and respected accounting professionals who are highly valued for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership.
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About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
CPA Ontario protects the public interest by ensuring its members meet the highest standards for integrity and expertise. CPA Ontario serves and supports its more than 80,000 members and approximately 20,000 students in their qualification and professional development in a wide range of senior positions in public accounting, business, finance, government, not-for-profits and academe. Certified General Accountants (CGAs), Certified Management Accountants (CMAs) and Chartered Accountants (CAs) are now unified under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations of all types and sizes for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. For information on the profession, visit cpaontario.ca. To become a CPA in Ontario, visit 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]