“Team 360” representing the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura won the championship of “ACCA Virtual FINHACK 2022”, Inter-University competition organized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The awarding ceremony was held on 25th January 2023 at the ACCA Sri Lanka office.
The winning team, “Team 360,” was composed of the undergraduates of the Department of Accounting were, Chandima Prabhath, Pasindu Samarawickrama, Tharoon Munasinghe, Lakna Abeywickrama, and Kavindi Getawakanda. The team competed against other university teams from Sri Lanka in a virtual hackathon focused on financial and accounting challenges.
The ACCA Virtual FINHACK 2022 competition is part of ACCA’s commitment to support the development of young accounting professionals and to promote innovation in the field of accounting. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is a global professional body that offers the Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) qualification. ACCA is headquartered in London, UK and operates in over 180 countries, with over 200,000 students and members worldwide. The ACCA qualification is recognized and highly respected in the accounting and finance industry, and is considered a benchmark of professional competence. ACCA offers a range of services to its members, including education, training, and professional development, as well as research and advocacy for the accounting profession.