Who We Are
Acacia Accounting is a socially minded outsourced accounting and financial service provider headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda. We offer best-in-class professional services based on years of Rwandan and international experience. Our clientele consists of foreign invested enterprises in various industries across Rwanda, including agribusiness, energy, export, INGOs, education, manufacturing, services, and others.
If you are considering doing business in Rwanda, we can help guide you through the financial regulatory structure and help anticipate and solve the challenges you will face in doing business in Rwanda.
+250 786 790 759
Axiom House, Top Floor
KG 563 St
Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda
Acacia Accounting Associates provides a range of services tailored to the needs of your enterprise:
- Compliance and Regulatory Assistance
- Accounting Oversight
- Financial Statement Review
- Tax and Accounting Training
- Payroll Processing
- Outsourced Controller Function
- Internal Control Evaluation
- Process Development
- Consulting and Advisory
Contact us to schedule an appointment.
STEPHEN MILLER | FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
Stephen Miller is an experienced American CPA. He moved to Rwanda and launched Acacia Accounting Associates Ltd in 2012 with the mission to provide outsourced accounting and administrative services to accelerate the growth of new businesses in Rwanda. Stephen's ability to lead has resulted in Acacia's commitment to be a pioneer in providing jobs and practical training for local Rwandan accounting professionals. Stephen served as Acacia Accounting’s Managing Director from 2012 to 2015 and currently lives in Rwanda with his family. He is currently serving as the CFO of Rwanda Trading Company.
Before moving to Rwanda, Stephen received his CPA license in Georgia and worked as a public accountant in the United States for three years.
CLARISSE NZABONIMANA | MANAGING DIRECTOR
Clarisse Uwineza Nzabonimana is a Certified Public Accountant registered with the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (iCPAR).
Clarisse began her work with Bridge2Rwanda Services as an accountant trainee in October 2012 and advanced to a full-time staff accountant in February, 2013. She was one of the charter staff members of Acacia Accounting when it opened its doors in April 2013. Since then, Clarisse has advanced in Acacia very quickly, passing her CPA exams and being promoted to Senior Staff Accountant in 2014. As the managing director, Clarisse holds responsibilities in bookkeeping, financial statements preparation and review, compliance and regulatory assistance, accounting oversight, payroll processing, consulting and advisory services, tax preparation, filing and payment, training in accounting and accounting software.
Clarisse earned her CPA from the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB). She also has a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a major in Accounting, from the Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA), based in Rwanda.
REMMIE TENDO | SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Remmie Tendo began working with Acacia Accounting Associates in June 2013 as an intern and was quickly promoted to Staff Accountant. During her time at Acacia, Remmie studied for and passed her Certified Public Accountant exams, receiving certification from KASNEB, Kenya earning her the position as Senior Staff Accountant at Acacia Accounting Associates. Her primary strengths include vast knowledge of accounting principles and practices, effective communication, research utilization, and understanding and applying the ethical principles that can be used to prevent and resolve potential conflicts and dilemmas in any given financial situation.
Remmie attended the University of Rwanda in Kigali, earning a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the College of Business and Economics, former School of Finance and Banking.
CHASE CARROLL | SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Charles (Chase) Carroll is a Certified Public Accountant from the United States and is passionate about understanding and finding solutions to multi-faceted business challenges. He has experience working in cross-cultural settings both in East Africa and in the United States and has held positions in lead and support roles for projects in a variety of industries, including manufacturing and logistics, technology and service. Since 2016, Chase has led business development and supported internal operations at Acacia Accounting. He oversees strategic and structural changes to the firm to improve client deliverables, client relations and overall company efficiency.
One of the impediments to Rwanda's economic growth is access to professional services. Acacia is helping fill this gap by developing the accounting capacity of a generation of young accountants who are on staff at Acacia and client companies. Just since 2013, Acacia has already developed the capacity of over 50 young accounting professionals in Rwanda. Our purpose is to empower our staff and clients by virtue of our own professionalism and integrity and through proactive knowledge transfer.