December. New Approved Employer in Belarus (Minsk. Belarus)
KPMG International is one of the world’s leading professional services networks, providing audit, tax and advisory services and industry insight. KMPG in Belarus has recently gained the Approved Employer status from ACCA, the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body with 424,000 students and 147,000 members in 170 countries. The status of Approved Employer demonstrates that the KPMG’s educational system and specifically the development of personnel in the financial department are in line with leading international practices.
Irina Vereschagina, Partner of KPMG office in Belarus, said: “At KPMG in Belarus we provide an excellent opportunity to all our professional staff to receive additionally to their local financial degree another financial education which is recognised internationally – studies according to the full ACCA professional scheme. The knowledge our people gain during ACCA studies is important because as auditors and advisors we have to deal with IFRS and ISAs on a daily basis, besides this knowledge is an essential element of working in an international environment overall. The status of Approved Employer will help our staff to meet the requirements for ACCA members CPD and demonstrates our serious approach to basic and continuous education and development of our staff”.
Pictured: Vasyl Pavlenko, ACCA - Senior Manager, Audit and Oleksiy Kravchenko, ACCA - Manager, Audit at KPMG in Belarus
In the framework of the ACCA program, KPMG in Belarus achieved the status of an Approved Employer – professional development stream program, which will help the company to increase the level of qualifications of its personnel through methods and instruments developed by ACCA.
Natalia Noskova, Human Resources Manager of KPMG office in Belarus, said: “One of the strategical goals of KPMG in Belarus is being an attractive employer. Professional development opportunities, including studying for ACCA, are a significant element of the package offered to our employees. Achieving the status of the Approved Employer for the professional development stream allows us to reinforce our reputation in the employment market by acknowledging our active support of the continuous development of our qualified professionals”.
As ACCA Approved Employer, KPMG in Belarus will have access to a range of benefits and services designed to help recruit, develop and retain talented accounting and finance professionals including: recruitment services, training consultancy services and regular communications providing up-to-date information on issues affecting the finance profession and news from ACCA.
Nataliya Vovchuk, Head of ACCA Ukraine, the Baltic and Caucasus States, said: “KPMG is one of the top global organisations rendering audit, tax and advisory services. ACCA and KPMG have a history of cooperation, both globally and regionally. We believe the Approved Employer status of KPMG in Belarus will mark an important step for the development of finance profession in Belarus. Supporting best practices of personnel development always pays out in better operations. We believe this partnership will help KPMG’s image as an employer of choice.’