The big four accounting firms in Nigeria have promised to support ICAN in skills transfer to further boost its ability to deliver its mandate to stakeholders. The firms namely PWC, Deloitte, KPMG and Ernst & Young made the pledge during a stakeholders meeting with the Institute’s leadership last week.
The firms said they would support ICAN in such areas as Research & Technical, Finance, Audit Quality, Examination, Professional Practice and Information Technology Infrastructure. Those who attended the meeting held virtually include Messrs Uyi Akpata, Regional/Nigeria Country partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC); Mr. Kunle Elebute Senior Partner, KPMG in Nigeria and Chairman, KPMG Africa, Mr. Anthony Oputa, Regional Managing Partner, EY and Mr. Fatai Folarin, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte in Nigeria and Regional Leader, Deloitte West Africa.
The President said she was encouraged by the readiness of the firms to join hands with the Institute to move accountancy practice in Nigeria forward. She thanked them for quality training already being given to SMPs and other technical assistance.