We are a team of individuals who have come together with the view of serving our clients. The list of our key team member is highlighted below.
Efrem Kimaro, ACPA
Efrem is a Certified Public Accountant in Public Practice registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) of Tanzania and holds a Degree in Accounting and Masters in Business Administration, (MBA in Human Resources Management). Efrem is also a Registered Tax Consultant with Tanzania Revenue Authority, and Financial Management Trainer. Efrem was a Manager with KPMG East Africa until 30 August 2008, when he joined EVK Certified Auditors as a founder Partner. Prior to that Efrem was a Senior Auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers for three years. He has strong background and extensive experience in auditing, accounting, consulting and advisory services accumulated over twelve years period he has been in Public Practice. He has working experience in Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana and Southern Sudan.
His work experience has been in almost all sectors including the Public Sector, Local and International NGOs, Commercial, Financial Services, Trading and Services, and telecommunications.
Abel Minja, ACPA
Abel is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Public Practice, and a registered member of the Tanzanian National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) with 13 years professional accounting, auditing, and consulting experience.
Abel has a strong background and extensive experience in the field of auditing, accounting and consulting services accumulated over thirteen years period he has been working in Public Practice. He was a Senior Associate with PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PwC) until October 2005 after which he joined MEKONSULT, where he saved as senior manager and partner up to 31 December 2013 when he was admitted by EVK as a partner.
Abel has a very deep understanding of Public Sector Entities, donor funded programmes/projects operations as well as in-
His work experience has been in almost all sectors including the Public Sector, Funding Agencies, Local and International NGOs, Commercial and Industrial, Financial Services, Trading, Manufacturing, Mining and Services industries.
Specifically Abel has provided various services to various clients including: Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP), Agricultural Sector Development Programme (ASDP), Ministry of Health Basket Fund, European Union, United Nation Development Programme, Muhimbili National Hospital, Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA), Sokoine University of Agriculture, Ardhi University, Institute of Finance Management (IFM), Water Sector Development Programme (WSDP), WWF Tanzania, Foundation for Civil Society, World Vision Tanzania, Action Aid International Tanzania, Social Action Trust Fund (SATF), Hivos/Twaweza, Plan Tanzania, etc.
In the private sector, Abel has served the following: Stanbic Bank Tanzania Limited, People’s Bank of Zanzibar, Kahama Mining, Williamson Diamonds Limited, Tanzania Breweries Limited, Coca Cola Kwanza Limited, Scania Tanzania Limited, Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL), etc.
Riziki Messa, ACPA
Riziki is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Public Practice, and a registered member of the Tanzanian National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) with 13 years professional accounting, auditing, and consulting experience.
Previously, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers for 8 years where he left at a level of Assurance Manager (Audit Manager). He also worked for Galileo By Travelport Company Limited as a Finance & Administration Manager for one year.
He has an extensive experience in accounting, auditing and consulting assignments within a broad range of sectors (including Mining, Agriculture, Processing and manufacturing Industries, Trading Services, Financial Services, Commercial and Industrial, Public Sector, Funding Agencies, Local and International NGOs, and other Donor funded projects). He has managed assignments covering project financial monitoring, financial audits, performance audits, and financial investigations, reviews of systems of controls, value-
Mr. Messa is well experienced in setting up financial management systems, building capacity of project financial management staff and internal controls. In 2009 to 2010, he setup the financial management system, internal controls at Galileo By Travelport Company Limited where he worked as a Finance & Administration Manager.
He also possesses good working skills in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Standards on Auditing (ISA) and he is also well versed with Pastel, Tally and Sun system accounting packages.
Joseph Manoja, CPA
Joseph is registered with National Board of Accountants and Auditors Tanzania as Certified Public Accountant (CPA-
In addition, Joseph possesses good working skills in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Standards on Auditing (ISA) and Navision accounting package.
EVK recruits fresh graduates from reputable Universities/colleges with a minimum qualification of a degree in accounting or finance. Therefore all other professional staff have university degree in either finance or accounting. The firm brings on board additional staff from its pool of professional staff to assist in audit as and when need arises.
Our Audit assistants are conversant with technical and administrative matters and are of good standing with the firm. They are either qualified or sitting for their qualifying examinations with the NBAA or ACCA and hold at least a year’s experience in public audit practice.
The firm recognizes the potential of good coaching to the junior members of the team and whenever there is an opportunity to explore their potential, these members are given challenging tasks with constant supervision to ensure that quality is upheld.
We have formed strong and formal working relationships with other professional firms (local and international) together with associates and freelancers in provision of both audit and non-