The Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT Sri Lanka) held its 30th Annual Convocation on 29th November 2022 at the Main Conference and Concert Hall of the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on the theme “Dream Big. Act Smart”.
Prof. A. K. W. Jayawardane, Chairman - Commercial Bank PLC, Former Vice Chancellor of University of Moratuwa graced the ceremonial event as the Chief Guest while Mr. Sanjaya Bandara, President of CA Sri Lanka participated as the Guest of Honour.
The convocation was for 774 members who have enrolled in to their respective membership categories in the year 2022. 694 AAT Passed Finalists were awarded with AAT membership marking the highest ever number of AAT Passed Finalists being converted as members (MAAT ) in a single year. Among the total number of 739 MAAT recipients were 45 direct applicants who were also inducted in to AAT membership. AAT member fraternity was also enriched by the enrolment / upgrading of 17 Senior Members (SAT) and 18 Fellow Members (FMAAT) in the year 2022.
AAT Members have completed a comprehensive curriculum to achieve the essential technical knowledge, obtained required professional experience in accounting and finance, and gained leadership , communication skills and competencies to work locally and globally. AAT Members’ contribution is spectacular especially in the SME sector which is fast growing and imperative in today’s volatile business context.
AAT caters to its Members through the CPD – Continuing Professional Development scheme by organizing many seminars, workshops, conferences and other programs which are crucial to make them remain relevant in the industry and continually upgrade themselves.