FiRe Award 2020 Conference and Award Ceremony
Theme – Financial reporting in uncertain times
Venue: Online for the Conference; Serena Hotel, Nairobi for the Award Ceremony
Date: 26th March 2021
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) has over the years promoted the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award alongside other key players namely, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), the Public-Sector Accounting Standards Board (PSASB) and now joined by the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA).
The financial reporting award is the most prestigious award in the East and Central African regions. The primary objective of the award is to strengthen financial markets and attract investment and sustainable capital flows. To achieve this objective, business entities would have to make disclosure of their activities to enable a wide range of stakeholders use such information in making sound economic decisions.
The award is premised on three key objectives, namely: the promotion of financial reporting excellence, fostering of sound corporate governance practices and enhancing corporate investment and environmental reporting.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Award was not hosted in the year 2020. This will now be held during the first quarter of the year 2021.
It is against this backdrop that the Promoters have organized a one-day event to present the best performing entities in financial reporting and celebrate the good practices noted during the evaluation of the
The Award Ceremony will recognize the best performing entities in financial reporting while the Ceremony will focus on;
- The FiRe Award 2020 Trends and Evaluation Process findings – the Judges’ Perspective
- Corporate Governance trends in the East African region – a scorecard on the implementation of Corporate Governance practices in East Africa
- Enhancing sustainability reporting for capital investment benefits in the region
- Improving Efficiency in the Public Sector through Financial Reporting
- Past winners’ experience: The benefits of quality financial reporting in the East African region
Members of ICPAK and reciprocating professional bodies will be awarded 7 CPD Units for attending the both the Conference and the Award Ceremony.
Private and Public Sector Accountants, Chief Finance Officers, Finance Directors and Managers, Tax Experts, Transaction Advisors, Engagement Partners and Key Audit staff, Banking, Extractive and SMEs sector accountants, Auditors, Practitioners, Tax Practitioners, Professionals working in County Governments and private sectors, Academia, employees of the NPO Sector.
Charges for the events are indicated below;
Conference (Virtual) Kes2,500/= Book Now
Award Ceremony (Virtual) Kes2,000/=
Composite (Virtual) Kes4,000/= Book Now
The charges will cover the facilitation fees, materials, and e-certificates of attendance.
We call upon all event participants to note that booking for is available only online at www.icpak.com/events and will close two hours before the training session. Delegates are reminded to note that online booking for training sessions is mandatory. This is available either online at www.icpak.com/events or on the ICPAK Live – A smart phone based application that is available from google store.
National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) Reimbursement:
The Institute is registered as a trainer with National Industrial Training Authority. The Institute’s registration number is DIT/TRN/47. Participants who are registered levy contributors should apply to NITA for reimbursement of their fees. Please note that this is applicable for Kenyan citizens only and subject to NITA regulations. Remember that to qualify you should apply to NITA for approval prior to the date of the conference. Further details can be obtained from their website (www.nita.go.ke)