The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sierra Leone (ICASL) over the weekend concluded its 25th Anniversary celebration with the award of certificates to its members at a dinner at the Bank Complex, Kingtom.
In his background to the establishment of the Institute, the President, Claudius Williams-Tucker explained that it was established in 1988 by an Act of Parliament with the mandate to determine and maintain standards of knowledge and skills for professional accountants.
He said membership to the Institute include, professional qualified Accountants certified by reputable accounting bodies, especially from West Africa, the United Kingdom and USA.
Williams-Tucker explained that the ICASL aims at transforming not only its members, but also the practice of accounting in the country.
He noted the “high demand for accountants” in the country requires them to train more accountants to meet this growing demand.