INTEC Education College – Malaysian Tops Global Exam – The Star Online

Sunday, 21 January 2018

SITI Nadiah Sh Salleh has scored 100% in Accounting for the recently completed Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (ICAEW CFAB) examinations.

She joins the elite ranks of only 50 students from around the world who have accomplished a perfect score in the global ICAEW CFAB examinations.

It is an internationally recognised certificate that teaches essential knowledge in business, finance and accounting.

Built on feedback and insight from industry, ICAEW CFAB study comprises six foundation subjects – Accounting, Management Information, Principles of Taxation, Assurance, Business and Finance and Law – leading to the ICAEW Chartered Accountant (ACA) qualification.

The ceremony was witnessed by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) president Salihin Abang and Malaysia Professional Accountancy Centre (MyPAC) chief executive officer Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan.

Siti Nadiah was also the global top scorer for the Business and Finance subject of the ICAEW CFAB examinations.

“I always strive to be number one.

“I firmly believe that discipline and motivation are key factors of success. I’m truly grateful that the effort I have put in has paid off.

“For this examination, I gave it my all and made full use of all the study resources that was made available by ICAEW,” she said.

Siti Nadiah said she was fortunate to have excellent lecturers, a supportive family and encouraging friends to guide and help her me throughout her course of study, especially during challenging times.

ICAEW head of Malaysia Loh Wei Yuen said: “On behalf of ICAEW Malaysia, we would like to congratulate Siti Nadiah on her remarkable achievement.”

“Malaysian students have always ranked highly in ICAEW examinations.

“I would also like to thank MyPAC and Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputra for their commitment and continuous support in developing high calibre talent,” said Loh.

Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) under its private arm, UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd set up IPAC Education in 2015 to focus on delivering professional accounting programmes as a Government initiative to increase the number of Bumiputra professionally qualified accountants.

Siti Nadiah’s achievement is a result of this successful initiative.

Since 2015, MyPAC has been collaborating with Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputra and IPAC Education@INTEC Education College to accelerate the development of Bumiputra professional accountants in Malaysia.

A not-for-profit organisation, MyPAC is dedicated to nurturing, supporting and encouraging talented Bumiputra individuals by providing sponsorship for training, guidance and assistance in securing employment.