UofG graduate tipped for international award
Issued: Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:45:00 BST
A University of Glasgow graduate, who has already been named in this year's list of the top young chartered accountants in Scotland, has now been put forward for the International Accounting Bulletin's "Young Accountant of the Year".
Elizabeth Young CA is an Internal Audit Senior Manager, with Scott-Moncrieff.
In her role in Scott-Moncrieff, Elizabeth works with charity and public sector bodies and her current portfolio focuses mainly on education and on central government. Outside of work, Elizabeth co-founded a group that are working towards establishment of a community run hotel, a project which brings together community activists and local business people to try and regenerate her local town, providing jobs, preserving a listed building and providing amenities and community facilities. Elizabeth is a founding independent trustee of East Ayrshire Leisure Trust and despite being the youngest board member, at the age of 29 was chosen to become the senior independent trustee and vice-chair of the trust. In 2015 she was named in Charity Finance Magazine’s ‘top 25 under 35’ list. Elizabeth is also an ICAS Foundation mentor.