Over 150 students participated in the anniversary edition of the contest “Young auditor”
On June 8, 2016 in the building of VUZF held the award ceremony of the winners in the competition for students “Young auditor – 2016”.
The competition is organized for the fifth consecutive year by the University of Finance, Business and Entrepreneurship (VUZF), together with the specialized auditing companies “HLB Bulgaria” and “Zaharinova and Partners”. The aim of the competition is to promote the audit profession among young people in Bulgaria, and highlighting the role of the audit for the country’s economy and society.
This year’s anniversary competition “Young auditor – 2016” was attended by over 160 students from 18 universities from home and abroad. Most participants had the University of National and World Economy of the University of Finance, Business and Entrepreneurship (VUZF), Academy of Economic “D. Tzenov “- Svishtov and the University of Economics – Varna. The second stage (solving test) were admitted 119 participants. The third stage (case study) were allowed to pass the test more than 60% correct answers.
Among the official guests were Diana Yordanova, MP Vice-President of the Committee on Budget and Finance of the National Assembly, Tsvetan Tsvetkov chairman of the Bulgarian National Audit Office, Vesela Karaivanova deputy governor of NSSI, Vanya Doneva chairman of the Commission for Public Oversight Statutory Auditors, Boyko Kostov chairman of the
Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA), Emil Evlogiev deputy chairman of the ICPA, Velin Filipov and Valya Yordanova deputy chairman of MB of the ICPA, Ventsislav Georgiev, Director PFIA, Lyudmil Spasov deputy chairman of MB of the Institute of internal auditors in Bulgaria (IVOB), Denislav Sokolov member of the MB of IVOB, prof. Dr. Lalko Dulevski, chairman of the Economic and Social Council, prof. Neno Pavlov deputy chairman of the Economic and Social Council.
At the opening ceremony of the competition speeches brought prof. Dr. Grigoriy Vazov Rector of the University of Finance, Business and Entrepreneurship, as well as representatives of the evaluation committee, prof. Ognyan Simeonov and prof. Mihail Dinev.
The fifth edition of the national contest for students audit “Young auditor” was launched on March 14 this year. The participants went through three stages: online registration on the website of the competition, solving test and a case study.
This year the awards finalists received even more attractive prizes than in previous competitions.
First place in the National Competition audit for students “Young auditor – 2016” won by Anna Mavrodieva UNWE. She received an internship in companies co-organizers of the competition – “HLB Bulgaria” Ltd. and “Zaharinova and Partners” Ltd. for a period of one month. The winner received a cash prize of 2,000 lev established by the Auditing Company “HLB Bulgaria” Ltd., as well as a plaque, accompanied by a certificate of participation. The awards were presented by Ms. Diana Yordanova, Deputy Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Budget and Finance and Ms. Milena Hristova, manager of “HLB Bulgaria”.
Second place was awarded to Mitko Parushev from Plovdiv University, who also received an intern in both audit companies for a period of one month, a cash prize of 1000 lev established by specialized audit firm “Zaharinov and Partners” Ltd. and plaque and a certificate of participation. The awards were presented by Mr. Tsvetan Tsvetkov, President of the Court of Auditors and Mrs Dimitrina Zaharinov, Manager of “saccharine and Partners”.
Third place was given to Savomir Botev of University of National and World Economy. He gets an internship for a period of one month in companies co-organizers of the competition – “HLB Bulgaria” Ltd. and “Zaharinova and Partners” Ltd., a cash prize of 500 lev established by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a plaque and certificate of participation. The award was handed Mr. Boyko Kostov, chairman of the ICPA.
On the ceremony this year were awarded three honorary awards for participants with the most original ideas in solving the case. The awards were granted by the the University of Finance, Business and Entrepreneurship in annual scholarships in the amount of 25% and 20% of the fee for the entire one-year Master’s degree programs of the university.
Special prizes were awarded to Anna Maria Arnaudova (VUZF), second prize received encouragement Vanya Monova (VUZF) and third encouragement award was assigned by Maria Atanasova (World Economy). At the end of the event prof. Grozdev Sava, deputy rector VUZF, officially handed the rector of VUZF Prof. Dr. Grigoriy Vazov the Cup won by the team of students of the university in the National Student Olympiad in mathematics.
More information about the contest can be found on the web page