Yemisi Edun is a notable member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Managing Director of First City Monument Bank. She has referred to as on the foremost skilled accountancy physique and its associates to prioritize management improvement applications for feminine accountants.  

Yemisi Edun made the decision in the course of the investiture of Catherine Nnaji because the tenth President of the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN) and the swearing-in of her new executives in Lagos. SWAN is a nationwide physique devoted to serving all feminine members of ICAN.

Yemisi, who labored in management roles that embrace Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director earlier than her elevation as Managing Director, was the keynote speaker on the occasion. She urged SWAN and ICAN to organize feminine accountants for expansive roles that might transfer them from compliance officers to enterprise advisors and finally to senior management roles.

According to the Bank Chief, the accountancy occupation in Nigeria is bettering its gender range as extra corporations now rent and promote ladies. However, she decried the under-representation of feminine accountants in senior management roles. The enterprise chief urged ICAN and SWAN to make the most of the growing variety of ladies finding out for knowledgeable diploma in accountancy and people employed in accounting roles to coach and scale feminine illustration within the C-Suite of enormous companies progressively.

Yemisi Edun counseled the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria for unifying the certified ladies of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) beneath a platform that gives management, mentorship, networking, training, and empowerment.

The new President of SWAN, Catherine Nnaji, expressed gratitude to the Association and its members for his or her dedication. She challenged ladies accountants to all the time uphold the tenets of the occupation and additional develop themselves as a result of they will now attain better heights.

Also talking, the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, described the ceremony as a “celebration of excellence for ladies“.

While congratulating the brand new Executive members of SWAN, he tasked ladies to rise above the challenges of the surroundings to achieve management positions. The Governor expressed the idea that ladies in accountancy beneath the aegis of SWAN can contribute extra to the well-being of our nation and humanity. He additionally urged feminine accountants within the nation to get extra concerned in governance.

With a membership power of over 13,820, SWAN assists ICAN in defending the Charter, Status, and pursuits of feminine members by selling excessive requirements of effectivity {and professional} conduct in step with worldwide greatest practices.


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