Etisalat has been awarded with ‘Approved Employer’ certificate at ‘Professional Development’ level by global professional accounting body ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), recognising its high standards in staff training, accountancy resources and development for their ACCA members.
‘Professional Development’ level is the highest accreditation that any organisation can achieve from ACCA as an approved employer.
The certificate is presented to leading organisations that offer outstanding professional development opportunities to their finance professionals and at the same time demonstrate superior professional values, ethics and governance at the workplace.
Ahmed Al Awadi, Chief Financial Officer, Etisalat said: “Etisalat was able to build a culture and commitment to provide world-class training and development opportunities to all its employees. As an organisation, Etisalat underwent a process to achieve this status, it was committed to provide learning and development opportunities to its finance staff enhancing Etisalat’s reputation as an employer. We believe this will pave the way to develop talented UAE Nationals in the Accounting profession as well.”
Lindsay Degouve de Nuncques, Head of ACCA Middle East said: “The global standard enables Etisalat to compare their learning and development support against a global benchmark invariably enhancing the brand. It also provides fast-track specific ACCA business processes and helps bring talented people into the organisation. We are delighted to provide formal recognition to Etisalat in support of their commitment to providing learning and development opportunities to their finance staff which further supports the accounting profession in the UAE and the wider Middle East. .”