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Who we are

Recognized as the torch bearers of the accounting and auditing profession in Sri Lanka, the institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) is one of the country’s foremost and largest professional organizations that has produced over 6000 chartered accountants. The Institute provides leadership and insight to the accountancy and finance profession in Sri Lanka as well as globally.

Our well qualified members are trained to provide financial knowledge and guidance based on the highest professional, technical and ethical standards, thereby assisting communities and organizations gain long term sustainable economic growth.

We are one of the largest tertiary education providers outside the university system of Sri Lanka with a student base of over 44,000.

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 5,600 (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

CA Sri Lanka Council Members' Directory

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.