National Development Bank PLC, Sri Lanka’s best bank for 2022 emerged within the Top 20 Employers List for 2023 compiled by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICP) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK – dedicated to recognize and celebrate corporates that employ AICPA and CIMA members in Sri Lanka. NDB emerged 07th in the ranking of top 20 employers – one notch up compared to 2022, and was 02nd among listed banks.
The combined strength of AICPA & CIMA is evident in its 689,000 strong students and member base and over 150,000 employer partners across the globe. AICPA & CIMA share an astounding reputation for quality professionals who lead and transform organizations. This ranking highlights and showcases the Top Employers in Sri Lanka who not only recruit AICPA & CIMA members & students but also support them with their studies and professional development.
The quality of NDB’s human capital is underpinned by the competencies they bring to the organization, which are often shaped and sharpened by various professional qualifications they have obtained. AICPA and CIMA qualification holders have consistently demonstrated the skill levels the Bank seeks in developing an agile and talented workforce, a major enabler for NDB in delivering best in class and award winning services in the Sri Lankan banking sector, even amidst turbulent times. The versatility of these qualifications garners recognition and respect not just in NDB but across many corporates.
Alongside the release of Top 20 Employers List for 2023, AICPA & CIMA launched the 16th edition of their Corporate Partners Programme, designed to develop the next generation of finance and business leaders and shape the future of global business. NDB partnered AICPA & CIMA as a Corporate Partner for the fifth consecutive year, based on their shared vision of empowering members and candidates with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to build rewarding careers and help employer organizations succeed.
NDB Bank was recently named the Best Bank in Sri Lanka by Euromoney, making it the fourth major award received from the world’s most prestigious publications in financial services – Euromoney, Global Finance and The Banker. This win for NDB comes in the light of being named the “Most Awarded Corporate 2021” as per LMD ranking. The Bank was also recently named one of the “Top 50 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka 2022” by Great Place To Work, USA. NDB is the 4th largest listed bank in Sri Lanka and the parent company of the NDB Group. The only financial services group in Sri Lanka, NDB Group is uniquely positioned towards assisting the growth and development of the Sri Lankan financial market to provide its customers seamless access to the product and service offerings of all its group companies.
Image Caption : L to R – Mr.Dimantha Seneviratne, Director/Chief Executive Officer, National Development Bank PLC, Ms. Melanie J. Kanaka, FCMA (UK), CGMA, President, CIMA 2022–23, Co-Chair, Association of International, Certified Professional Accountants, Mr. Venkkat Ramanan, FCMA (UK), CGMA, Regional Vice President — Asia Pacific, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Representing AICPA & CIMA, Ms. Zahara Ansary, FCMA (UK), CGMA, Country Manager – AICPA & CIMA Sri Lanka