DAWSON KARIUKI NYAGA

Lead Consultant

MBA - Strategic Management(JKUAT),
BachelorofCommerceDegree(Catholic University of EasternAfrica)
Certified Public Secretary(CPS(K )),
Certified Public Accountant(CPA Finalist)

Current & Previous Relevant Engagements

KeNHA - Technical Audit (3 year)
St Paul’s University - Annual Audit (2nd Year)
St Paul’s University - Tax Advisory (1st Year)
ZimeleAssetMgtLtd - TaxHealthCheck
TheNationalTreasury – Preparationof Financial statements
ICPAK - Member of Tax & Economics Panel of the Institute


Experience

  • June 2017 to Date
    Maritimes Associates LLP (CPA-K) Designation : Associate Responsibilities
    Audit and Assurance Assignments Tax Advisory
    Corporate Secretarial engagements
  • June 2017 to Date
    GAP Africa Consultants Limited
    Designation: Operations Director
    Responsibilities
    Oversight of the Group’s operations and growth. Head of Tax & Business Advisory Unit
  • May 2013 to May 2017
    EKV & ASSOCIATES (CPA-K)
    Designation: ChiefOperationsOfficer
    Responsibilities
    Oversight of the Group’s operations and growth.
  • March 2006 to April 2013
    Kiambu Water & Sewerage Company Ltd
    Designation : Finance & Administration Manager
    Responsibilities
    I. Oversight over all the Finance and Accounting functions in the Company.
  • October 2004 to February 2006
    Athi Water Services Board – Nairobi Region
    Designation: Regional Accountant
    Responsibilities
    II. Preparation of monthly and other periodic financial reports.
    III. Ensuring the existence of and adherence to financial and system controls.
    IV. Budget and cash flow projections.
    V. Controlling suppliers and customer’s accounts.
    VI. General supervision of all accounting functions in the region.
  • June 2002 to Nov 2004
    National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation Designation: Revenue Accountant
    1. Co-ordination of the billing process in the schemes and monitoring bills production and prompt dispatch as well as the compilation of all monthly billing information.
    2. Monitoring meter reading information and assessing meter reading reports to capture unread meters, duplication of meter numbers, average billing with a view to improving the quality of bills generated.
    3. Receiving monthly disconnection reports and ensuring that such accounts are not billed after cut-off. Also receiving monthly reconnection reports and ensuring that reconnected accounts are billed in the next billing cycle.
    4. Debt Collection, consumer credit control and reconciliation of consumer accounts.
  • February 2001-June 2002
    Vipul Shah & Co. (Certified Public Accountants) Now GRANT THORNTON
    Position held : Audit Assistant Duties
    1. Carrying out audit of limited companies, partnership firms and sole proprietorships.
    2. Writing Books of Accounts for clients.
    3. Completing Tax Returns for clients

Education

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
    LL.M.
    May 2015 to 2018
    MBA- Strategic Management
  • Catholic University of EasternAfrica,
    Aug 2003 to Sept 2008 (Finance Option)
    BachelorofCommerceDegree Second Class Honors Upper Division
  • Kangaru school
    Jan1991 - Nov 1994
    K.C.S.E. Exams, Gradeobtained:B-
  • Kamuthatha Boarding Pri Sch
    Jan1982– Nov 1990
    KCPE Marks obtained 522

Additional skills and knowledge

  • Accredited Trainer by the National Industrial Training Authority ( NITA - Kenya)