FiRe Award 2018

 CALL FOR ENTRIES 2018

 The coveted Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award, which is in its seventeenth year, seeks to promote and recognize excellence in financial reporting among entities in the East African region. 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-K).

Best reporting entities in the region are recognized and awarded in a bid to encourage organizations to embrace best practices in reporting and demonstrate governance. The Award is aimed at promoting integrated reporting through enhancing accountability, transparency and integrity in compliance with 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 accountancy, 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 2018 entries is Friday, August 3rd, 2018. 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. Members are requested to encourage their institutions submit their annual financial statements for this evaluation process.

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

https://goo.gl/forms/sGHAYBHIx5T2Li4k2

Or visit the FiRe Award website www.fireaward.org

To submit soft copy Annual Reports, click the link below or send them to fireaward@icpak.com

Sponsorship

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 Raphael.nguli@icpak.com

The Conference and Gala Dinner:

The 2018 Excellence in Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award Conference and the Gala dinner will take place on, Thursday, 15th November 2018 at Safari Park and Friday 16th November 2018 at Carnivore restaurant respectively

For more information, please contact:

Isaac Nyangweso

FiRe Award Technical Committee,

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

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

Email: isaac.nyangweso@icpak.com or fireaward@icpak.com