ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has awarded K-Electric with the highest Platinum status in its trainee development stream of ACCA’s globally celebrated Approved Employer programme.
This recognition by the global body for professional accountants is an acknowledgement of KE’s high standards of staff training and development, as well as organisation’s commitment toattracting and developing future-ready talent and creating opportunities for country’s youth.
The announcement was made at a high-level award ceremony attended by the senior leadership of both the organisations at KE’s headquarters in Karachi.
Speaking at the ceremony, KE’s Chief Executive Officer, Syed Moonis Abdullah Alvi, said:
‘We truly value the contributions ACCA’s world-class talent is making as part of our team in supporting KE’s mission and helping us in powering the city of lights. For us, our diversified Finance Trainee Programme has always been a powerhouse of talent that fulfils our organisation’s unique talent needs.’
Congratulating KE on attaining the coveted Platinum status, ACCA’s head of Pakistan, Sajjeed Aslam, said:
‘The ACCA talent has been trained to think strategically and solve complex problems harnessing the power of innovation and creativity. We’re proud of the contributions our members and future members are making in keeping our partner employers ahead of the curve.’
‘Being one of the largest ACCA employers in the region, we cherish our partnership with KE and are happy that the employer is providing an excellent environment for young ACCA talent in Pakistan to develop their competencies, add value to the organisation, and grow in their careers.’
‘Our partnership with KE stands on our shared commitment of promoting sustainability, brightening lives through inclusive growth and delivering excellence.’
‘Around the world,every day, ACCA professional accountants support people and organisations in making sound decisions and doing the right thing. Our members fully understand the strategic and business risks that their organisations face in the short, medium and long-term. In this way, through providing better informed decision making, they help organisations maintain operational resilience and become more sustainable in today’s fast-changing, interconnected environment.’
Present at the ceremony were: Syed Moonis Abdullah Alvi, CEO, KE, Sajjeed Aslam, Head of ACCA Pakistan, Muhammad Rizwan Dalia, Chief People Officer, KE, Muhammad Aamir Ghaziani, CFO, KE, Taimur Beiram Khan, Head of Business Development – South, ACCA, Mustafa Kamal, Director Finance, KE, Ali Shan Ul Haque, Business Development Manager, ACCA, and TahaEdhy, Assistant Manager Business Strategy, KE.
The ACCA Approved Employer programme recognises and rewards employers’ quality staff training and development. The programme ensures the highest standards for employers and students are met and maintained. According to a recent global survey of top recruiters, 81% say their ACCA Approved Employer status helps them attract and retain good quality business and finance graduates.
The approval also allows employers access to ACCA’s world-class thought leadership, global network of top professionals and future-focused talent development and retention resources.
ACCA is at the forefront of global accountancy profession with over 233,000 fully qualified members and 536,000 future members worldwide who’re among the world’s best-qualified and most highly sought-after professional accountants supporting leading organisations in both public and private sectors.