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Rwanda, Amon Dhliwayo CPA, CA

Public Sector Financial Reporting Specialist

Since March 2022, Amon Dhliwayo has been the Deputy Team Leader for the Government of Rwanda’s (GOR’s) IPSAS Implementation project. Amon has worked with:

o Other experts to update the Asset Management Policy, prepare Accounting manuals and Financial Reporting Templates that comply with IPSAS and incorporate GOR’s legislation and IFMIS requirements;

o IPSAS Experts, Business Analysts and System Developers to:

§ Revise the structure and coding of the Government’s Chart of Accounts to align with IPSAS, GFS and UNSPSC requirements; and

§ Write IPSAS Accounting Requirements for Assets and Public Debt (Financial Instruments) which will be used to develop the IFMIS Fixed Assets, Inventory and Public Debt modules that comply with IPSAS; and

o Registered valuers to collect data to identify, register and value government’s land, buildings, road transport equipment, investment property and intangible assets to be recognised for the first time in the 30 June 2023 statement of financial position (balance sheet).

• Prior to March 2022, Amon worked as a Standard Setter at the IPSASB in Toronto, Canada for 4 years and developed the Property, Plant, and Equipment (PPE) Standard and wrote the Chapters on accounting for natural water and living resources (animals and plants) in the Natural Resources Consultation Paper (CP) issued in May 2022. Amon also worked at KPMG South Africa as an IPSAS implementer from 2013 to 2018 and as an Auditor from 2009 to 2013.

• Amon is a Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and registered member of CPA Canada and SAICA.

11.00 - 11.45 CAT

Thursday 12 October

An Implementers Perspective on the Suitability of IPSAS for Financial Reporting by African Governments

1.  (Intro & Trend)

11.45 - 12.00 CAT

Thursday 12 October

Q&A Sessions on An Implementers Perspective on the Suitability of IPSAS for Financial Reporting by African Governments

  1. Intro & Trend: 15 minute Live Q&A with audience and speaker - moderated by presenter