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Changes in our team

   On March 30, 2016 by ADMIN

We are pleased to announce that Mr. S.A. Harischandra , ACA, Bcom(Sp), will be joining our team as Director Audit and Tax from the 1st of April 2016. He brings with him a wealth of experience and was previously Senior Manager at PWC in Botswana, he specializes in large audits and IT audits. We also wish to announce that Mrs. Champa D.S. Jayawardena will be leaving our team from the 30th of May 2016 , we take this opportunity to wish her all the best and to thank her for service to the firm through the years.


Welcome message from Geoff Barnes, Baker Tilly International ceo and President

   On July 29, 2015 by ADMIN

It’s an honour to be able to provide a welcome introduction on behalf of the Baker Tilly International network. In Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co. we have found a firm of likeminded individuals with a commitment to excellence in service delivery standards. We are delighted to have them as our exclusive member firm representing the network in Sri Lanka. From the conversations I’ve had with both Mr Jayasena and Mr Edirisinghe, it is clear that what has made them successful today is the high calibre of their people who advise a range of quality clients throughout Sri Lanka. The founding partners share the same vision as all members of our network – to create a firm that serves a global market. Since its creation 30 years ago, Mr Jayasena and Mr Edirisinghe have built a firm with a strong local reputation and a clear ambitious strategy for future growth and ongoing development. We are a network of like-minded firms from around the globe who work together to serve the interests of our clients. Baker Tilly Edirisinghe & Co. share the network’s passion for helping and sharing the success of clients. Only the highest quality firms become part of our network. Firms are recruited based on their commitment to deliver world class services and their ability to apply exceptional technical skills. This was clearly demonstrated through our meetings with both Mr Jayasena and Mr Edirisinghe. On behalf of Baker Tilly International, now more than 27,000 people strong, I would like to personally welcome Baker Tilly Edirinsighe & Co. to the network. I look forward to further developing the relationship with them and together, providing first-class services to clients. Geoff Barnes CEO and President Baker Tilly International


IFAC President discusses progress of accounting profession with prime minister

   On July 28, 2015 by ADMIN

President of CA Sri Lanka Mr. Arjuna Herath, Vice President Mr. Lasantha Wickremasinghe, CEO Mr. Aruna Alwis, Vice President of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) Mr. Naeem Akhtar Sheikh, President of CMA Sri Lanka Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala, Chairman of CIMA Sri Lanka Mr. Vipula Gunatilleka and CIMA Regional Director Mr. Bradly Emerson, were also present at the meeting. President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Ms. Olivia Kirtley and CFO Mr. Russel Guthrie, who are on an official visit to Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday, 28th July 2015 at Temple Trees. During the meeting, Ms. Kirtley explained the role of IFAC in developing the profession and helping maintain the standard of local bodies at an international level, while also matters in connection to the progression of the accounting profession in a Sri Lankan context was discussed at length.

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