DFCC Bank continues partnership with CIMA as Gold Corporate Partner
March 4, 2022
DFCC Bank has joined hands once again with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CIMA) as a Gold Partner in its “Corporate Partnership Programme”. As one of the Island’s premier commercial banks, DFCC Bank is very pleased to announce this partnership for the 3rd consecutive year, helping to ensure that the accounting profession remains current and relevant to contemporary business needs.
The CIMA Corporate Partnership Programme is a prestigious business network of partnerships between CIMA and corporate leaders with a passion for excellence and a desire to contribute towards creating globally-competitive, transformational leaders and integrated thinkers. Through this programme, DFCC Bank will be able to engage with and recruit CIMA talent, mentor future leaders and network with like-minded executives to support innovation in the accounting profession, while also sharing knowledge and insights for the future through active dialogue.
Commenting on the significance of the partnership, Sonali Jayasinghe Senior Vice President-Human Resources at DFCC Bank said, “This partnership aligns perfectly with the Bank’s objectives of inspiring a passion for excellence and contributing towards the development of world-class transformational leaders who can compete at the global level. Thus, we are pleased to enter into this partnership with CIMA Sri Lanka for the 3rd consecutive year. We believe that it will create value for us, and others in the corporate space, in terms of identifying and acquiring high-quality talent, creating robust networking opportunities and promoting learning and development. Thus, working together with CIMA and the other Corporate Partners, we are collaboratively working towards proactively engineering a successful and sustainable economic landscape, locally and globally.”
As a CIMA Corporate Partner, DFCC Bank provides CIMA-qualified staff with certain special benefits and opportunities, such as the ability to obtain a full or partial reimbursement of their annual membership fees. As an employer committed to excellence in skills, competency and leadership, DFCC Bank also provides its people, who are following CIMA, with the option to obtain full or partial financial assistance as they further their other higher studies and professional certifications, including related professional educational courses, degree programmes, MBAs, etc. Together, these initiatives provide DFCC Bank’s workforce with unlimited opportunities as they strive to broaden their horizons and become the best version of themselves, both professionally and personally. Together, these initiatives and others work to help DFCC Bank ensure that its team is well-qualified, professional and competent withthe capacity to deliver at the higher level.
About DFCC Bank
DFCC Bank is a full-service Commercial Bank with a legacy of 66 years that offers a range of commercial and development banking services. The Bank’s Sustainability Strategy 2030 envisions it becoming one of the leading banks that will contribute towards greater resilience, including the creation of Resilient Businesses that contribute to sustainable economic growth by extending support to Green Financing and Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurs. The Bank has won awards for ‘Most Trusted Retail Banking Brand’ and ‘Best Customer Service Banking Brand’ in Sri Lanka, 2021 from the prestigious Global Brands Magazine, UK and was awarded ‘Market leader in Cash Management 2021’ by Euromoney. DFCC Bank was ranked amongst Business Today’s Top 40 Corporates in Sri Lanka. DFCC Bank is rated [SL] AA- Stable by ICRA Lanka Limited and A+ (lka) Stable by Fitch Ratings Lanka Limited.
Sohantha Wijesingha – Senior Vice President / Head of Corporate Banking , DFCC Bank PLC ( Right) receiving the memento from Fadhil Jiffry, FCMA, CGMA – Chair of CIMA Sri Lanka country network committee ( Left)