FiRe Award 2017

“Inspiring Confidence in Financial Reporting”


The Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award is the most prestigious and coveted Award in East Africa for financial reporting. The award is presented annually during a gala evening by the joint promoters; the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Kenya, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and the Public-Sector Accounting Standards Board-Kenya (PSASB).

For the last seventeen years, the FiRe Award have recognized and awarded the best reporting entities in the region. They encourage organizations to strive to be the best by learning about best practices and demonstrating leadership.

The Award is aimed at promoting integrated reporting through enhancing accountability, transparency and integrity. This is done to enhance compliance with the appropriate financial reporting framework, and other disclosures on governance, social and environmental reporting by private, public and other entities domiciled in East Africa.

The Entry & Evaluation Process

The Evaluation Panel comprises of professionals drawn from the audit practice, industry and academia with expertise in financial reporting standards, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Participants are each provided with valuable feedback for continuous improvement.

The submission deadline for the FiRe Award 2017 entries is Friday, August 4th, 2017. Participating entities should submit seven copies or a soft copy version of their latest Annual report and audited financial statements and complete the Participant’s entry form.

To submit your application, click the link below to complete the online entry form

To submit soft copy Annual Reports, click the link below or send them to


In sponsoring the Excellence in Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards, organizations commit to entrench and promote integrity in Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility in East Africa. Organizations benefit from the branding opportunities available at the Conference, Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner including enhanced visibility of their brand in all communication materials for the events. There are various levels of sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information, please get in touch with: Raphael Nguli via

The Conference and Gala Dinner:

The 2017 Excellence in Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award Conference and the Gala dinner will take place on, Thursday, 16th November 2017 and Friday 17th November 2017 respectively

For more information, please contact:

Catherine Muema

FiRe Award Technical Committee,

Tel: +254 (0) 20 2304226/7; 8068570/1

Mobile: +254 (0) 727 531006 / 733 856262 / 0721 469796/ 721469169


Thanks to our 2016 Sponsors