Certificates for the Winners in the National Finance and Accountancy Competition and National Accountancy Contest

Thursday, 10 January 2019 16:50

Certificates of excellent performance were awarded to a record number of winners in the National Finance and Accountancy Competition – 378 high school pupils as well as to the winners in the National Accountancy Contest – 24 high school pupils of more than 600 participants.  According to the UNWE Academic Council decision their results are recognized as an excellent mark for the prospective student entrance examination in the subfield of Finance, Accountancy and Control for the academic year 2019-2020.

At the awarding ceremony attended the Rector Prof. D.Sc.(Econ.) Statty Stattev, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Milanka Slavova, Vice Rector for Education in EQD of Bachelor and Lifelong Learning and Chairwoman of the Association of Economic Schools in Bulgaria (AESB) as well as Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stela Raleva, Vice Rector for Education in EQD of Master and Distance Learning.

Prof. Dr. Daniela Feschiyan, Deputy Chairwoman of AESB and Deputy Head of the Accountancy and Analysis Department opened the ceremony and greeted the high school pupils for their successful results.

Prof. Dr. Daniela Feschiyan

The 20th National Accountancy Contest was held with the support of the United Editorial Office for Books and Periodicals “Thought”, Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA) as well as with the assistance of the lecturers from the Accountancy and Analysis Department and under the patronage of AESB, pointed out Prof. Feschiyan. The National Finance and Accountancy Competition in which took part a record number of pupils – more than 500 – united the efforts of schools members of AESB and a number of foreign language high schools. For the first time the sponsor Coca Cola Hellenic took part in the search for talents, said Prof. Feschiyan and appealed to the future students to follow their dreams because “every person is as great as its dreams”.

 In the Ceremonial Hall

The relation between the secondary and higher education, science and business is absolutely natural, declared Prof. Stattev. The UNWE is the largest university in Bulgaria where study more than 22 000 students as well as the largest university in the Southeastern Europe. You will be students at one of the most emblematic faculties of our university – the Finance and Accountancy Faculty which is part of the professional field of Economics. The fact itself that you have chosen to join our academic community means that you will successfully cope with the future challenges.

Prof. D.Sc.(Econ.) Statty Stattev

The Rector added that 6 prime ministers, 6 foreign ministers and all the financial ministers (except one) in the Bulgarian governments after 1989 had graduated from the UNWE. More than half of the members of the present government are also university alumni. The UNWE is the natural generator of the national state and business elite. The secondary education is the first stage so ahead of you there is a long way to knowledge. I wish you this way to be successful, declared the Rector.

Mrs. Miroslava Markova, Human Resources Manager of Coca Cola Hellenic announced that the two best participants in the National Finance and Accountancy Competition – Zlatko Atanasov and Vladimira Doneva would be given scholarships of 1500 BGN and for the following 10 participants it had been provided paid internship at the company. She outlined that the excellent participants are brilliant future employees of Coca Cola Hellenic. The company offers flexible working hours that could be combined with the university lectures as well as opportunities for career growth not only in Bulgaria but also in all 28 member states of Coca Cola Hellenic, language training in the field of accountancy and finance, etc.

Mrs. Miroslava Markova

The competitions held by the AESB every year are a way for our pupils to obtain the right professional orientation. It is exceptionally important to choose the best university for your future development, said Mrs. Emilia Ivanova, Director of the National Trade and Banking High School and member of the AESB Coordination Council. She wished the high school-leavers successful graduation and good luck in their higher education.

Mrs. Emilia Ivanova

The first winners in these competitions have already had a serious experience of over 15 years. Having in mind my personal experience I can tell you that there is a field for realization in Bulgaria. I am sincerely glad to congratulate you and wish you success in the path of your education and professional realization, declared Mrs. Ekaterina Aladzhemova, representative of the United Editorial Office for Books and Periodicals “Thought”.

 Mrs. Ekaterina Aladzhemova
The laureates of the National Finance and Accountancy Competition (ranked at the first 10 places) with Prof. Stattev, Prof. Feschiyan, Mrs. Markova and Mrs. Ivanova


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