Accountant trainee Matthew King has won the Pure Resourcing Solutions (Pure) sponsored Kaplan Financial Student of the Sitting Award for the Norwich area.
The annual award, which is run by the financial and accountancy training company Kaplan Financial, has been sponsored by professional recruitment specialists Pure for five years and is given to trainee accountants from the East of England who have shown outstanding qualities in the financial field during the previous year.
Matthew King has worked in the Wisbech office of accountancy firm Bulley Davey for two years and is currently in the middle of completing his Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification.
Matthew, who was selected from 300 Kaplan Financial students to receive the accolade said; “I was surprised and really happy to receive the award. The tutors have been great at Kaplan Financial because they help us to understand the subjects in a fun and interesting way. Thanks to Pure for sponsoring the prize!”
In recognition of the award, Matthew was presented with an iPod Nano courtesy of Pure. Joseph O’Sullivan, Recruitment Manager of the Norwich Branch of Pure, commented: “We are really pleased to support the new and upcoming accountancy talent in the region and the awards are an excellent way of rewarding the hard work necessary to achieve professional qualifications.”
Caron Betts, operations manager for the Norwich and Ipswich offices of Kaplan Financial, explained; “Matt has been a great student, studying with us for the past two years. He always makes a positive contribution to classroom discussion and activities. He worked incredibly hard and has achieved first time passes throughout. A well deserved winner of this prize.”