The Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has recognised Smart Dubai as an approved employer for professional development at a ceremony that brought together senior administration from both organisations.
The ACCA Approved Employer certificate was presented to Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of the Smart Dubai Office (SDO); H.E. Younus Al Nasser, Assistant Director General of the SDO and CEO of the Dubai Data Establishment; H.E. Wesam Lootah, CEO of the Smart Dubai Government Establishment (SDG) and Ms. Ayesha Al Zaabi, Finance Affairs & Purchasing Section Manager at Smart Dubai; by Stuart Dunlop, Regional Director from ACCA and Lindsay Degouve de Nuncques, Head of ACCA Middle East.
The approved company certificate is awarded to leading organisations that provide outstanding continuous specialist advancement chances to their financing professionals which show exceptional specialist values, ethics and also governance in the work environment.
The program acknowledges employers' high standards of staff training, book-keeping sources and growth for their ACCA participants and students. Smart Dubai's commitment to establishing finance professionals is more showed with Ayesha Al Zaabi being an ACCA member and among the very first Emirati ladies in the UAE to attain her ACCA membership.
Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, said:" With the government putting a boosted focus on innovation as well as driving a wise e-government, the role of money remains to evolve. Smart Dubai's goal consists of accepting advanced modern technologies and also transporting them in the direction of boosting people's lives, done in an effort to earn Dubai the happiest as well as most intelligent city on earth. We delight in to have been granted this status by ACCA; we are devoted to sharpening the skills of the national workforce to meet technological advancements – and this includes, undoubtedly, finance professionals within the UAE, who can lead their sector into the new era of advanced technologies. Smart cities and finance professionals with leading technological skills are the way of the future and at Smart Dubai, we are dedicated to playing a key role in building that future”.
Lindsay Degouve de Nuncques, Head of ACCA Middle East said: " We are pleased to provide formal recognition to Smart Dubai on behalf of their commitment to giving understanding and also growth opportunities to their money staff which better sustains the accounting profession in the UAE.
As an accepted employer, Smart Dubai has been granted for attaining the global benchmark that further fortifies the effort that they put in discovering as well as advancement. With ACCA participants such as Ayesha Al Zaabi, we could remain to reinforce the bookkeeping career throughout the region, whilst developing a broader economic influence - as an outcome of the work that our members and employers undertake.
This then sustains our students that obtain the opportunity to learn through as well as function alongside organisations such as Smart Dubai who are awarded for their commitmentto the finance profession - allowing us to make a bigger distinction to the profession together."