CamEd Business School accounting student Chan Phi Srey Linh has achieved the number one score in the worldwide international Basic Audit Examination exam organised by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom.
The exam is the basic course of “FAU auditing” which is a major subject of the Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) curriculum and also requires students to submit all worksheets to the UK for evaluation.
Speaking to Khmer Times during the awards ceremony yesterday Linh outlined that it was a surprise to win the number one spot, but she has been working hard throughout the course.
“Through the efforts of studying under the careful support of the professor for the past three years, I have always achieved excellent results in all subjects,” she said.
“However it was a big surprise when last month the Cam Ed Business Institute and I received an email from the CAT exam committee in the UK confirming that my score was the highest,” she added.
Secretary of State of the Ministry of Economy and Finance Dr. Ngy Tayi also congratulated Linh and emphasised that human resources in accounting and auditing are important resources to support economic growth and financial sector development in Cambodia.
CamEd President Casey Barnet, said that since 2003, institute in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, has been training students for generations.
“For the past 20 years, CamEd Business School has been working hard to create opportunities for students and the general public who study at the institute, focusing on the quality of teachers and curriculum in line with national standards,” he said.
He added that, “Cam ADB Business School is the first and only institute in the Kingdom of Cambodia to be accredited by ACCA in the United Kingdom.”
Cambodia’s accounting and auditing requirements are expected to rapidly increase in the coming years, as currently according to the Industrial Development Policy 2015-2025, only 0.02 percent of micro-enterprises, 3.89 percent of small enterprises and 24.11 percent of medium enterprises carry adequate bookkeeping.
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