Amalia came joint first in the September Tax Compliance exam with two other students from international accountancy firms and won the Knox Prize.
Amalia’s score of 89% placed Robinson Reed Layton – an independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers – alongside the accountancy giants KPMG LLP and BDO LLP.
The winners attended a ceremony at the Chartered Accountants Hall in Moorgate Place, London, where they received the International Order of Merit for Tax Compliance and were presented with the Knox Prize from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
3,020 chartered students sat the challenging exam from throughout the UK and beyond, with international applicants from as far as Dubai and Cyprus.
“I am so proud of my achievement. The competition was extremely tough this year, with many large international firms taking part. I feel honoured to have been awarded with the top mark for the ICAEW Tax Compliance exam and to be presented with the Knox Prize at this much anticipated event.”
Amalia continued, “This award has inspired me to continue training and to gain further qualifications. At Robinson Reed Layton there is a range of excellent training opportunities available, to encourage staff to progress onward and upward within the firm.”
Amalia attended the ceremony with newly appointed Partner, Simon Reed, who was delighted to see her representing the firm at such a prestigious event.
“It was fantastic to attend the award ceremony and to see Amalia presented with the Knox Prize. I am very proud that she represented Robinson Reed Layton alongside leading international firms. Winning the Knox Prize is an achievement Amalia should be extremely proud of and we hope that she will continue to develop her success within the firm.”
Amalia, from St. Just, joined the firm in 2012 as a Chartered Student, with the aim of pursuing a career in accountancy and now, with the help of Robinson Reed Layton, is another step closer to achieving her goal.Go Back