Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): ACCA has announced that FedEx Express is now an approved employer in the UAE for the professional development stream, which has also been extended to the following countries where the FedEx trainee development gold has also been approved: Bahrain, Botswana, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Oman, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia.
The ACCA Approved Employer certificate was presented to Thomas Wittmann, Vice President of Finance, MEISA who further reinforced the commitment by FedEx Express in developing current and future finance talent. The certificate is awarded to leading organisations that offer outstanding continued professional development opportunities to their finance professionals and that demonstrate superior professional values, ethics and governance in the workplace.
The ACCA Approved Employer programme recognises employers’ high standards of staff training, accountancy resources and development for their ACCA members and trainees.
Thomas Wittmann, Vice President of Finance, FedEx Express MEISA stated “We are delighted to be recognized by a global professional body such as ACCA for our continued investment and drive in developing finance talent. At FedEx, we have a strategic mindset in developing our finance capabilities to ensure that our customers, team members and communities benefit. We deliver an agile service around the world to our customers, which is only possible with a team focused on continual development, compliance and a commitment to best-in-class service.”
Fazeela Gopalani, Head of ACCA Middle East said, ‘This is a remarkable partnership which brings tremendous opportunities for people not only in the UAE, but also across an array of countries and gives ACCA the chance to also demonstrate our global connections which benefits our employers.’ She added ‘We actively take the ACCA Qualification into areas of the world where it’s needed for economic growth and also work on a broad range of capacity-building projects to strengthen accountancy skills and infrastructure to continue driving the profession further forward both regionally and across the world.’
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