Aspiring accountant scores among best

An aspiring chartered accountant working at Collins Barrow in Red Deer scored among the best in the country in a recent professional exam.

An aspiring chartered accountant working at Collins Barrow in Red Deer scored among the best in the country in a recent professional exam.

Kristi Gilbert was one of nine Alberta writers of the Uniform Evaluation (UFE) who earned national honour roll status by being among the top 51 UFE writers in Canada. She and the others will be named to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta’s Dzurko Honour Roll.

Others from Red Deer to pass the UFE were Jill Decker, Darren Mitchell, Chet Oberkirsch and Dallas Schwanke, also of Collins Barrow; as well as Rhonda Friesen, Sachi Kitazaki and Nelson Lacourse of Heywood Holmes & Partners; Blair Herman and Chris Lomas of Meyers Norris Penny; and Todd Hicks and Amy Rosene of BDO Dunwoody.

Passing the UFE is a necessary step to gaining the chartered accountant’s designation. Complete of course work and 30 months of practical experience are also required.