Patricia Hayle Selected as the 2018 ICAJ Distinguished Member Awardee.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) congratulates Mrs. C. Patricia Hayle, FCA, FCCA, on being selected as the 2018 ICAJ Distinguished Member Awardee. The prestigious award is presented annually to a member of the ICAJ who has contributed, through his/her outstanding achievements, to the development of the Institute and the Accountancy profession. The award will be presented at the Institute’s Annual Awards Banquet which will be held on December 4, 2018 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston.
A member of ICAJ since 1987, Mrs. Hayle holds the distinction of being the Institute’s first female President, serving from July 1999 to July 2001.
Committed to the Accountancy profession, she has been instrumental in the creation of a systematic approach to redefining the Institute in a national, regional and global context, from public relations to professional education to audit practice. Her work with the Public Accountancy Board, Inter-American Development Bank, the International Federation of Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and other organisations have positively impacted the profession locally, regionally and internationally.
Of note, is that she served as the Caribbean and the America’s Representative to the International Assembly of ACCA (UK), from 1998 to 2004.
She is a Fellow of both the ICAJ and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). A registered, licensed practitioner in Jamaica, she is the Principal of CPH Consulting which in 2012 earned the then much coveted ACCA Quality Checked indicating that best practice standards are being applied.
Mrs. Hayle has over 30 years statutory audit experience gained from employment with firms, Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG), Pannell Kerr Forster, Coopers & Lybrand and over 20 years as a sole practitioner. Her extensive experience in audit, business administration and financial management has exposed her to diverse sectors in the Jamaican business environment at an executive level, enabling her to contribute to any organisation requiring productivity, efficiency and profitability.
At ICAJ, she currently serves as a member of the Taxation, Audit Practice and Practitioners Development Committees. In the past, she served as Chairman of committees including Student Affairs, Public Relations and Publications, and was a member of the Continuing Professional Education, Current Affairs and Admissions Committees. She is also a member of the Public Accountancy Board and served on the board of the Bank of Jamaica.
She was the Conference Consultant for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC)/ICAJ 2011 Conference Planning Committee and Chairman of the ICAC/ICAJ 2003 Conference Planning Committee; and has served as a Director on the Board of the ICAC; and as a member of the Compliance Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). In 2015, she served as a member of the Planning Committee for ICAJ’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations. She currently serves on the Marketing Sub-Committee for the ICAC/ICAJ 2019 Conference which will be held in Jamaica.
Mrs. Hayle serves in the community as a member of the Elsie Bemand Home Trust and the BPW Business & Professional Women’s Club.