Reviewing your past ... to strengthen your future
We are a leading assurance and business advisory firm providing exceptional accounting, audit and assurance, financial management, tax specialist advisory and management in Kenya and Africa
We are a practicing firm of Certified Public Accountants with expertise in audit, tax advisory and business consulting services run by a team of highly qualified professionals who share decades of experience in their respective service lines.
Headquartered in Kenya and registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), we operate in East & Southern Africa serving a wide range of business enterprises, non-governmental organizations and public institutions across various sectors and industries
Our mission is to provide exceptional audit, tax and business consulting services that emphasizes on growing our clients businesses in terms of profitability, strong systems and compliance with legal obligations and industry best practices. In other words, we review our clients past with the mission of strengthening their future.
To be the leading audit, tax and business advisory firm in the region that focuses its energy in the growth and sustainability of its clients. We take time to get to know our clients and understand how they measure success and we are dedicated to a hands-on approach that is proven to build trusting relationships, which is paramount when it comes to sound financial and tax advisory services.
To achieve our mission and vision, we continuously strive to inculcate a corporate culture based on values that define us as professionals. These values explain what we believe in and how we do our work:
Defines how we bring out the best in each of our team members and leverage on our teams strengths with a view of building impactful relations with our clients
Defines how we strive to deliver quality and add value to our clients through simple, easy and relevant solutions.
We believe in the pursuit of growth and learning. Our firm has designed an empowerment system that blends professional training, research, innovation, peer reviews, recognition and capacity building workshops to prepare our staff for excellence in service delivery.
We try to achieve the equilibrium in the work - life balance. We are convinced that a healthy workplace is a productive workplace. As a firm, we try as much as is productively possible to accommodate the dynamic nature of our individual team players.
Defines how we maintain our independence and upholding highest standards of professionalism in how we conduct our business with our clients
We believe that our success is directly related to the success of our clients and continuously invest in our firm's capacity and that of our people with the sole objective of helping our client's to succeed.
Ours is an empowered workforce with in-depth knowledge on audit, tax and business consulting fields and our satisfaction is derived from using our knowledge and experience to grow our clients businesses
When you engage us, we do all we can to strengthen your future. We work with you to identify opportunities to improve your profits and achieve your business goals. We help you reduce tax obligations and associated risks for your employees and your organization through legal tax strategies and enhanced compliance
We strengthen your systems and build your capacity and credibility among creditors, donors and other stakeholders. We focus on making your organization sustainable and impactful today and in generations to come. Simply put, WE DON'T JUST REVIEW YOUR PAST… WE STRENGTHEN YOUR FUTURE!
What they're saying about us
“For the last four years, Esinyen & Associates has provided tax, accounting, and consulting services for our organization. The initial transition went smoothly and the assigned team has remained consistent over the years.
We can’t say enough about the engagement team. They have strong technical skills, are extremely responsive and very easy to work with. We’re fortunate to work with a firm that takes a strong personal interest in its clients while being dedicated to providing value-added services.
Esinyen has been my accountant and trusted adviser for the past 3 ½ years. Their professionalism and depth of knowledge is only surpassed by her empathy and compassion for their clients. In difficult financial times as these, you need to have a some who is more than just an accountant or tax preparer. You need to have a firm whom understands your individual and business situation and advise you accordingly. That is why Esiynen & Associates are my accountants, and why I trust them with my business and personal tax and accounting needs
We chose Esinyen & Associates, and have continued with them, because of their deep understanding and accounting knowledge of the nonprofit industry. We can go to them with any question and they are always fair and honest about our accounting procedures and practice. They really are part of the Children’s Home team. We rely on Esinyen to ensure we are in compliance and can count on them for counsel and sound accounting advice.
Michael Ekadeli - Managing Partner
As a business professional, Michael’s work experience spans almost fifteen years covering both public and private sectors of the accounting profession.
Before his current role of Managing Partner at Esinyen & Associates, Michael worked as an audit Manager with Mazars, Baker Tilly Merali’s and Moore Stephens LLP London. Michael has had the privilege to obtain a rich and varied experience and exposure from small and medium size public and private entities.
His travel experience and exposure to countries like Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Somalia (Mogadishu, Hargeisa, Garowe), Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, South Africa and the Kingdom of Swaziland has made him appreciate the dynamic and diverse work culture and practices which he has over time consolidated together to help clients at Esinyen & Associates take their businesses and entities to the next level of competitiveness.
Michael is a Certified Public Accountant and registered as a practicing Accounting with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). He is also a Certified Public Secretary (CPS). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with specialty in Finance & Accounting, acquired from Strathmore University. Michael is currently undertaking a Masters degree in Philosophy in Development Finance at University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Tony Okola - Director [Tax Advisory]
Tony has over 10 years of professional experience in related aspects of financial and management consulting assignments having previously worked in an international audit firm, a multinational IT company and a Non-Governmental Organization as the Audit Associate, Internal auditor and Finance Director respectively.
Besides being a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K), he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Kenyatta University and a Masters of Arts (MA) in Project Planning & Management from University of Nairobi. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
At Esinyen & Associates, Tony has successfully obtained tax interest and penalties waivers for several clients besides walking with various clients in the journey to becoming tax compliant with the Kenya Revenue Authority. He is also very instrumental in helping employees and organizations develop tax plans that help them avoid tax through approved legal instruments.
Previously, Tony worked with Baker Tilly Meralis CPA, Symphony Group and Matibabu Foundation.