Riziki Messa       
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2018-12-15 12:38:40

Finance & Accounting
Jobs Done


From TZS 400000 / Project


About Me

I am a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-T), a registered member of the Tanzanian National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) as an Associate Certified Public Accountant in Public Practice (ACPA-PP), with 17 years international professional accounting, auditing, and consulting experience. I have performed audits and financial management consulting assignments in 7 African countries, namely: Tanzania, Zambia, Kenya, Mozambique, Cameroon, Madagascar, and Central African Republic. Previously, I worked for PwC Tanzania for 8 years where I left at a level of Assurance Manager (Audit Manager). I also worked for Galileo By Travelport Company Limited as a Finance & Administration Manager for one year. I have an extensive international experience in accounting, auditing and advisory consulting assignments within a broad range of sectors, including: Public Sector, Funding Agencies, Mining Industry, Agriculture, Processing and manufacturing Industries, Trading Services, Financial Services, Commercial and Industrial, Local and International NGOs. He has managed assignments covering project financial monitoring, due diligence, financial audits, internal audits, performance audits, financial investigations, value-for-money reviews, internal controls strengthening, reviews of systems of internal controls, compliance reviews, financial management assistance to projects funded by international donors, and implementation of the clients’ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – computerized accounting systems. I am a well experienced in setting up financial management systems, building capacity of project financial management staff and internal controls. In 2009 to 2010, I setup the financial management system, internal controls at Galileo By Travelport Company Limited where I worked as a Finance & Administration Manager. In April – August 2012, I was involved in facilitation of establishment of the internal audit unit at the Benjamin William Mkapa HIV/AIDS Foundation (BMAF) BMAF. I was also involved in strengthening financial management systems at WWF Tanzania, WWF Zambia, WWF Cameroon, WWF Central African Republic, and WWF Madagascar, WWF Regional Offie for Africa (Nairobi, Kenya), Shiwanda Farms Ltd, Association of Local Authorities of Tanzania (ALAT), Burunge WMA, and SULEDO Forest Reserve CBOs. I am also well experienced in implementation of Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (Oracle ERP) system. I supported rollout of Oracle system in WWF country offices in 5 African countries, namely: Tanzania, Zambia, Cameroon, Central African Republic and Madagascar. I am also well versed with other computerised accounting systems, including: Epicor, ACCPAC, Pastel, Tally and Sun system accounting packages. I have as well supported WWF ROA, WWF Tanzania and WWF Central African Republic on account reconciliation, account cleansing and financial year closures in Oracle system. I possesses good working skills in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Standards on Auditing (ISA), International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IPPF), and he is also well versed with donor reporting requirements including UN, USAID, World Bank, Global Fund, European Union, DANIDA, SIDA, World Bank, NORAD, DFID, SNV, SDC, and CIDA.

Financial reporting
Financial audit
Internal audits
Due diligence
Business plans
Int. controls


Project: Financial audits, internal audits, accounting & financial management consultancies for 17 years