ACCA graduate best in Malaysia, top 7 in world

Published by on Aug 19, 2016, 03:17 pm

Siti Aisah Kamarulzaman, 21, emerged as the best graduate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in Malaysia and the seventh best in the world, for the June 2013 examination.

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The Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) student from Faculty of Accountancy, was the seventh best in the world out of 6,000 candidates, who sat for the examination, and the best out of 724 ACCA graduates in this country.

Her brother Khalid was also the best graduand in Malaysia in the same examination last year.

She said the experience of her father, Kamarulzaman Udin, 51, as a night market trader, and the advice from her mother, Sa’adah Rahmat, 52, a teacher, had inspired her a lot in working hard and focus to achieve the best success in study and life.

“I’m thankful for this achievement, and I thank my parents and lecturers who has given me much support and inspiration throughout my studies. They are my strength and inspiration for this most meaningful success,” said Siti Aisah.

Siti Aisah has been exceptionally outstanding in her achievement during the Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Professional examinations which she has completed in June 2011.

Due to her potential, the Binder Dijker Otte (BDO), the fifth largest audit firm from the United States of America, has offered to sponsor her ACCA study upon completion of her last paper, and she was immediately employed by the firm.

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