PICPA Doha celebrates Accounting Week
The Philippine Institute of Chartered Accountants (PICPA) in Doha recently marked the conclusion of its third “Accounting Week” with a rally.
The week-long event, which coincided with Presidential Proclamation No. 1333 declaring March 18, 2022 to March 17, 2023 the centennial year of the accountancy profession in the Philippines, featured an exciting line-up of events such as online trivia games and Quiz Bowl.
The Online Quiz (Individual Level) was a virtual quiz open to all, where genuine PICPA Doha members answered a series of questions posted daily on the official PICPA Doha Facebook page. Topics covered on the online Quizzard were IFRS, corporate finance, general accounting, general facts and trivia related to PICPA Doha.
The winners of said activity were Katherine De Los Santos (first), Rey E Dionela (second) and Nikkolai Whitney B Abella (third).
Another event was the Quiz Bowl (group level) in which six groups of two to three members each from the Philippine School Doha (PSD) High School Department – Accounting, Business and Management (ABM) participated.
Group 6 consisting of Dave Javier, Leshamel Montayre and Carina Ysabel Sardua became the overall champions. Hannah Rose Avendano, Justin Jardin and Lord Vaunne Drey Teruel from Group 1 took first place while Group 3 comprising Yeisha Cortez, Ahmine Ilyass and Miguel Alfonso Villamor were the second runners-up.
The organizing committee for the week-long celebration was led by Carmie Joy D Bue (PICPA Doha Secretary), Wilnessa P Dugang (PICPA Doha Chair for Website Management) and Carl Albrecht B Bautista (Associate Volunteer of PICPA Doha for membership).
PICPA Doha’s members and associates comprise a diverse mix of finance professionals with a myriad of work experiences across different industry groups.