The talk show at University of Rwanda - Kigali Campus - 1st November 2017
At the University of Rwanda Kigali Campus, on 1st November 2017 took place a talk show event promoting iCPAR accounting professional courses:
> Certified Public Accountants (CPA),
> Certified Accounting Technician (CAT).
As the professional accountancy organization (PAO) mandated by law number 11/2008 to regulate the accounting profession in the Republic of Rwanda, one of the functions iCPAR is mandated to undertake is to develop teaching programs, organize examinations and issue certificates in matters relating to accounting profession.
In his presentation, Jean Marie Vianney Muhire, the Director of Education Development Services in mentioned that “due to lack of professionally qualified accountants, iCPAR was established as one of the mechanism for qualifying professional accountants to enable Rwanda realise a critical mass of highly qualified accountants to serve the rising demand for accountants in a rapidly expanding economy.”
As a professional body recognized in good standing by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and the East African Community Institute of Accountants (EACIA), iCPAR qualification is recognized worldwide.
CPA Tchoukou Emmanuel, member and education Commissioner at iCPAR, gave his successful testimony as one of members that established the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda and he called upon students to invest in their learning to get CPA qualification first, look for dignity and wait for the fruits of their labor later on.
“Being UR students is amazing opportunity and best route to qualify as an accountant professional because of conducive environment and support by the administration” he said.
iCPAR profession qualification is ideal for enhancing effective and efficient financial services delivery and economic growth.
As at now, a total of nineteen (19) candidates completed CPA Rwanda qualification while thirty two (32) candidates completed the CAT (R) qualification.
The institute is committed towards increasing the number of qualified accountants needed by the Rwandan economy and fills the existing gap as identified by the 2008 World Bank report, and meet the vision 2020 in particular the development of adequate skilled human resources in accountancy profession for Rwanda and the wider region.