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Nicola Young Recognized by CPA Canada

Date Published: November 28, 2016


Accounting professor Nicola Young

Professor Nicola Young has been recognized for her contribution to CPA Canada standard-setting and policy-making activities in the area of accounting and reporting by public sector enterprises by a becoming one of recipients of an inaugural annual CPA Canada National Volunteer Award. Please see the CPA Canada site for details.

Her contribution has been described on CPA Canada website as follows:

Nicola M. Young, FCPA, FCA

Category: Standards

Nicola served as vice-chair of the Public Sector Accounting and Auditing Committee (PSAAC), the predecessor to the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB). PSAB serves the public interest by establishing accounting standards for the public sector, and provides guidance for financial and other performance information reported by the public sector. Nicola has additionally served as the chair of the Government Reporting Model Task Force, a group that developed a conceptual framework and new reporting model for the public sector. She was also a member of PSAB’s task force on sale-leaseback, and is currently an active member of the Conceptual Framework Task Force.

Congratulations to Nickie from her colleagues in the Department of Accounting and Commercial Law and from the Board of CPA Nova Scotia.

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