Department of Accounting of USJ Won the Championship of “ACCA Financial Hackathon 2024”

The Department of Accounting at the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, achieved victory in the “ACCA Financial Hackathon 2024,” an Inter-University case study competition organized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The awarding ceremony took place on April 25, 2024, at the ACCA Sri Lanka office.

The winning team comprised undergraduates from the Department of Accounting: Shan Dilhara, Yasiru Ranasinghe, Savindu Herath, and Melisha Fernando. Competing against eight other state university teams, they emerged triumphant.

The Financial Hackathon competition is a testament to ACCA’s dedication to nurturing young accounting professionals. ACCA, headquartered in London, UK, operates in over 180 countries, boasting a membership exceeding 200,000 students and professionals worldwide. The ACCA qualification is widely recognized and esteemed in the accounting and finance industry, serving as a benchmark for professional competence. In addition to offering the Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) qualification, ACCA provides a comprehensive range of services, including education, training, professional development, as well as research and advocacy for the accounting profession.

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