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Who we are

Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) are known as a brand of unique and versatile professionals, with the ability to steer any business successfully. CA Sri Lanka has 6,000 members, based locally and globally and are known for their professional integrity, exceptional technical and perceptive skills, as well as financial discipline and out of the box thinking, which helps them add value to the organisations they serve for.

The portfolio of CA Sri Lanka members comprise of Chairmen, Partners, Managing Directors, Vice Presidents, CEOs and CFOs, among other high profile designations, who serve across top corporates in Sri Lanka and outside Sri Lanka.

In its capacity as the National Professional Accountancy Organization in the country, CA Sri Lanka continuously focuses on enhancing the professional skills of its members, in ensuring that they continue to play a significant role in partnering businesses and thereby contribute to the success of the profession as well as the public and private sectors, and strengthen the national economy of Sri Lanka.

CA Sri Lanka has also been identified as the preferred and recognised destination for accountancy education in the country, and as testament to this, the Institute currently has over 40,000 students who are aspiring Chartered Accountants.

Key facts
Name The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka)
Founded 1959 (Act of Parliament No. 23 of 1959)
Primary Office 30A, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka.
Members Over 6000 (Associate and Fellow members).
Students Over 44,000

Vision, Mission and Core Values

Our global connection
Our qualification is globally recognized and a considerable number of our chartered accountants are spread across 42 countries in all continents.

Sole Authority Status
The Institute is the only accredited authority that formulates Accounting and Auditing Standards in Sri Lanka. The application of these Standards is mandatory for all companies enacted under the Companies Act of 2007.

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka is the governing body responsible for policy formulation and strategy development.

The Council is structured to accommodate a total of 16 Council Members, including the President, Vice-President and six members elected by the members and another eight members appointed by the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

The main duties of the Council are: conduct qualifying examinations and prescribe courses of study; supervise and regulate student education and training; maintain professional standards, and acquaint members with the methods and practices necessary to maintain standards; encourage research in accountancy and related subjects and secure the well being and advancement of the profession.

CA Sri Lanka Council Members 2020

Members have the opportunity to become actively involved by participating in committees, which are formed to develop policies, seek views on various issues, draw on members’ technical expertise and handle disciplinary matters apart from numerous other tasks.