Kupanga ni Kuchagua

Staff Profile

Mr Abias Mapara - Assistant Lecturer

Area of Expertise

Financial management, Accounting, Auditing Taxation, Financing, Financial marketing and institutions

Work Experience

Abias Mapara (MSc A&F) works as Assistant Lecturer in the Finance and Management Studies of the Institute of Rural Development Planning. He is a Finance and Accounting with 16+ years of experience as a researcher, trainer and consultant in the stated field and applications in various fields, He is also a Registered National Board of Auditors and Accountants (NBAA)

Professional Skills

  • Financial management
  • Wide knowledge of Microfinance areas, training and advisory.
  • Extensive skills in using Integrated Accounting information systems especially on Sage Pastel, Quick Books ,Tally, Navision and  Epicor
  • Wide experience (since 2009) in l Auditing, financial performance and Evaluation.
  • Wide range of knowledge in Tax Management and Assessments
  • Experienced in the use and applications of statistical packages such as SPSS, Statistica and R-Statistical Software.

Research and academic Interests

Main research and academic interest is on Microfinance, Financial Inclusions, Performance Audit and control, Financial management, Financial markets, Financial systems and Risk management and mitigation .