RSM Tanzania
Biography

Nihla has over 12 years of experience in audit and assurance services having handled clients in various sectors including banking & insurance, manufacturing, agriculture, tourism and hospitality, telecommunication, real estate, and trading. In addition Nihla has also handled various risk advisory engagements, financial and tax due diligences and assisting clients with payroll and accounting outsourcing services.

She is a member of:-

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, U.K. (ACCA)
  • National Board of Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania (NBAA)

She also holds Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the International Islamic University, Malaysia.

Previously, she worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kenya and Tanzania rising from an audit associate to a manager. In addition to managing an audit portfolio of various clients, Nihla was in charge of the Learning and Education department at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Nihla is the Head of IFRS representing East African RSM Firms on Global RSM’s IFRS Champion group and also the Anti bribery and corruption officer. She is also the Partner in charge of Training.

In her spare time, Nihla enjoys reading, swimming and travelling.

Publications

The IFRS for SMEs – a chance for Tanzanian entities to benefit from simpler reporting

4 July 2019
The IFRS for SMEs – a chance for Tanzanian entities to benefit from simpler reporting Tanzania migrated to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) with effect from July 2004 when every commercial entity was required to present their financial statements in line with IFRS. Five years later, in July of 2009, the International Account...

The Big IFRS changes

5 February 2019
IFRS CHANGES  IASB has in the past few years released 4 new standards. These standards do not just bring about minor amendments as is the case with other new or revised standards, but each of these incorporate fundamental changes that will impact financial reporting for organisations that report under full IFRS. The application of new stand...