Monday, May 29, 2017
Chilliwack CPA grad one
of the top thirteen in BC
Vivian Tse, BCCPA/Submitted photo
hilliwack’s Matthew Stam was one of the 13 B.C. chartered professional
accountant (CPA) students who made the National Honour Roll for his
outstanding results on the Common Final Examination (CFE).
His achievements were recognized
at the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia’s (CPABC)
convocation ceremony held on May 27, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention
“Congratulations to Matthew Stam for making the national honour roll.
Matthew and two other Chilliwack students, Kayla Murray, and Trevor Pehlke,
have earned their designation through rigorous training and assessment of
their business and accounting competencies,” said David Hallinan, FCPA, FCMA,
chair of CPABC board of directors. “These students represent the future of
the accounting profession in British Columbia, and I congratulate each and
every one of our new graduates. We welcome them to the ranks of B.C.’s
chartered professional accountants.”
total of 713 chartered professional accountant (CPA) students were invited
to attend the CPA Convocation Ceremony. Students recognized at the CPA
convocation ceremony have either become designated members of CPABC this
year or will be eligible for membership.
To qualify as a CPA,
students must complete rigorous course work, pass the CFE, and fulfill
relevant practical experience requirements. The national CFE ensures all
Canadian chartered professional accountants meet the same high standards,
which are recognized nationally and internationally.
For more information about the
winners and more about The Certified Chartered Accountants of BC, visit
About CPA British Columbia
The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the
training, governing, and regulatory body for almost 35,000 CPA members and
5,000 CPA students and candidates. CPABC carries out its primary mission to
protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical
standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy. CPAs are
recognized internationally for bringing superior financial expertise,
strategic thinking, business insight, and leadership to organizations.
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