Meet Fidele | Haystack Africa

Meet Fidele

This week, we chatted with Fidele, to learn more about his career aspirations and why he joined the African Accounting Academy.

Haystack: What university did you attend and what was your major?

Fidele: I did my university studies at Kigali Independent University (K.I.U.), Gisenyi campus. I studied accounting and classified as second class upper division (distinction).

Haystack: Congratulations Fidele, very impressive! Where are you working now and what is your role?

Fidele: I am a credit analyst in micro-finance at RIM Ltd. (Réseau Interdiocésain de Microfinance).

My responsibilities are:

  1. Analyse profitability of our clients’ projects
  2. Measure and analyse credit risk
  3. Register collateral of clients with R.D.B.
  4. Ensure that rules and regulations that govern RIM loans are followed
  5. Loan recovery

Haystack: How has the African Accounting Academy impacted your day-to-day work?

Fidele: AAA has sharpened my knowledge in accounting, and other fields related to finance and management. This course has also boosted up my abilities to measure risk in my day-to-day work.

Haystack: Tell us about the AAA program. What have you enjoyed about it so far?

Fidele: AAA is a professional course that sharpens students’ knowledge in accounting and is great for students who are interested in becoming good accountants. I have enjoyed the whole course, but especially the modules on Excel and QuickBooks Online. I also enjoyed how well the course was prepared.

Haystack: What are your career goals?

Fidele: My career goal is to become a professional accountant with an ability to know right from wrong and to always display integrity.

Haystack: Tell us something interesting about yourself.

Fidele: I have an influential personality and team work spirit. I have the ability to multi-task, stay organized and to adjust to different work conditions in a fast and timely way.

Haystack: What are your hobbies outside work and studying?

Fidele: Outside of work and studying, I really like visiting new places.

Thank you, Fidele, for taking the time to talk to us!

If you’re looking to hire an accountant like Fidele, please contact us! We have a number of recent graduates looking for both internships and full-time positions.

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