‘Achiever Accountant Journal': A Treasure Trove of Accounting Knowledge has been Launched

Department of Accountancy, University of Kelaniya Unveiled the ‘Achiever Accountant Journal': A Treasure Trove of Accounting Knowledge has been Launched

The Accountancy Students' Association University of Kelaniya (ASAK), one of the pioneering students’ associations of the Department of Accountancy, University of Kelaniya has launched the 12th Volume of the "Achiever Accountant Journal": a compendium of knowledge that delivers cutting-edge insights into the field of accounting on 20th March 2024, at BMICH. The "Achiever Accountant Journal ’24" stands as an annual publication of ASAK. This journal delves into emerging trends within the disciplines of accounting, business management, taxation, auditing and governance, leadership, and information technology.
The launching ceremony of the 12th Volume of the "Achiever Accountant Journal" marked as one of the flagship events of the Department of Accountancy, showcasing its commitment to enriching the existing body of accounting knowledge through bringing together a distinguished assembly of speakers and industry experts creating a knowledge sharing platform in the accounting arena. Among the notable speakers scheduled to grace the occasion, Mr. Supun Weerasinghe, Director/Group Chief Executive Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC took the stage as the keynote speaker sharing insights and perspectives on “Charting the Future of Accounting Professionals: Harnessing the Power of Technology”. ASAK, being one of the trailblazing students’ associations of the Department of Accountancy, has upheld a tradition of excellence in providing a platform for aspiring accountants to explore new knowledge. Thus, being a testament to this commitment, the "Achiever Accountant Journal ‘24" offers a comprehensive exploration of contemporary topics relevant to the field of accounting. This year, as a value addition, the launching ceremony incorporated a Technical Forum that revolved around the theme of "Beyond Numbers: Navigating the Evolution of Accounting" offering a platform for insightful discussions among industry luminaries on contemporary issues and advancements in accounting, as articulated in the journal by esteemed industry partners and academics. The esteemed panelists of the technical forum were Mr. Mahendra Jayasekara - Managing Director - Lanka Walltiles PLC, Mr. Thivanka Jayasinghe - Head of Audit & Assurance - Deloitte Sri Lanka and Maldives, Ms. Dhashma Karunaratne - Chief Operating Officer - Aitken Spence Freight Sector, Mr. Samira Anthony- CFO - Phoenix Ventures (Pvt) Ltd, Ms. Hazel Pereira - Director – Group Finance/Group Treasurer - Hemas Holdings PLC. Their collective expertise promised to enrich the discourse surrounding latest trends and developments in the dynamic world of accounting. Moreover, Senior Prof. Nilanthi De Silva, Vice Chancellor, University of Kelaniya was the Chief Guest of the event. The event was graced by Prof. W. M. C. B. Wanninayake, Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, Professor D. K. Y. Abeywardhana, Head, Department of Accountancy, Professor K. K. Tilakasiri, Senior Student Counsellor of the Faculty, Senior Professors, Professors, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers, all our industry partners, and enthusiastic undergraduates spanning all four years of the Department of Accountancy.
The Achiever Accountant Journal’ 24 will be an anthology of thought-provoking articles sourced from renowned professionals in the private and public sectors, as well as academics, covering a spectrum of topics ranging from Accounting/Finance, Business Management, Auditing, and Governance to Information Technology. Thus, the articles featured in the journal offer invaluable insights and serve as an indispensable resource for anyone interested in emerging insights in the accounting arena. Therefore, the launching ceremony of the Achiever Accountant Journal ’24 promised to have been an enlightening and enriching experience for all attendees, providing a unique opportunity to engage with industry experts and academics gaining valuable insights into the latest trends and developments in the field of accountancy.