June. System Capital Management received the ACCA Approved Employer Gold Status
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the world’s largest and fastest-growing professional international accountancy body, has recognised Joint Stock Company System Capital Management (SCM), managing company of the leading Ukrainian financial and industrial group, qualifying as an ACCA Approved Employer – Gold status. This status acknowledges the high standards of training and development which JSC SCM provides for its employees.
Roman Vodolazkyy, CFO of JSC SCM, ACCA member, stated: “The most valuable asset of our company is our employees. We want that every employee of the Company could fully realise his or her professional and creative potential. As a responsible employer, we systematically invest in development of own specialists, provide them an opportunity for learning and increasing qualification. Result is career and professional growth of our employees, which means progress for SCM as a whole.”
The ACCA's Approved Employer Programme has been designed to help employers derive maximum value from the accounting and finance staff. The programme enables to benchmark companies training policies and procedures against ACCA's training standards and to see how fully possibilities of training and development provided by the company are used.
Gold employer status means that the employer meets the following, additional from the other levels of approved employers, criteria:
• Organisational or departmental objectives are established and these are effectively communicated to employees who are ACCA trainees.
• Employees of SCM - ACCA trainees - are provided with work experience that fully meets the practical experience requirements of ACCA's qualifications and that their performance in the work place is monitored properly.
• SCM Company provides funding for ACCA trainees for ACCA training and examinations and this is evidenced in written policy guidelines.
• Company monitors examination performance of ACCA trainees.
In the SCM Group, the following companies also have the status of ACCA Approved Employer: Metinvest Holding LTD (managing company of SCM mining and metallurgy business – Metinvest Group) and Metallurgical Plant Azovstal (part of Metinvest Group), DTEK, and TV company Ukraina.
Olena Vinnychenko, Training specialist of JSC SCM, said: “ACCA is highly valued qualification, and being an ACCA member means to be a financial professional of international level. Currently, there are 2 ACCA members and 11 ACCA students working in JSC SCM, and many more ACCA members are employees of our industry holdings and separate assets. We are happy to have the best employees and we are proud to be the company which meets criteria of the ACCA Approved Employer Gold status.”
Nataliya Vovchuk, Head of ACCA Ukraine, Baltic, Caucasus States, said: ‘Increasingly, the provision of comprehensive training and development is seen as an important factor by employees when considering which employer to choose. ACCA’s approved employer programme provides a benchmark of good practice to employers around the world and gives JSC System Capital Management public recognition for the quality of support and training they invest in their employees.”
Please also see the press release at SCM web-site