Background/Overview

RUMA Certified Public Accountants is a professional service firm providing solutions to clients in their distinct sectors in Rwanda and the region. RUMA CPA was registered in Rwanda on 31 October 1996 and has grown rapidly and independently to become a leading indigenous Consultancy and Accounting firm in Rwanda.

During the 1990s when the accounting profession was taking shape in Uganda and there was a steady recovery of the economy, the professional regulation and economic recovery created the demand for professional solutions to complex business challenges. In August 1993, CPA Peter Rutaremara a Rwandan refugee living in Kampala Uganda, and CPA Mathias Tumwesigye a Ugandan national established an accounting firm under the name RUMA Certified Public Accountants. The acronym “RUMA” stands for initials of the founders’ names RU (Rutaremara) and MA (Mathias). After the 1994 Rwanda Genocide, CPA Peter Rutaremara returned to his home country and registered RUMA CPA on 31 October 1996 under Rwanda jurisdiction. Though independent firms, the two firms, RUMA CPA in Rwanda and RUMA & Associates in Uganda have maintained their relationships in terms of sharing knowledge and staff as and when the need arises.

RUMA CPA is now among the leading indigenous consultancy and accounting firms in Rwanda and its founding Partner, the late CPA Peter Rutaremara was elected the first President of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR) on 7th February 2009 to spearhead the practice and grow the profession in Rwanda.

RUMA CPA has expanded and established offices in Burundi and Kenya and is an affiliate member of Kreston Global which ranks in the top twenty largest Global Networks of Independent Accounting Firms. The affiliation has earned RUMA CPA a good reputation for providing quality service delivery and assurances by leveraging on the highest level of expertise and globally coordinated quality monitoring and review programme.

At RUMA CPA, We always keep up with our clients’ expectations by solving their problems in the most confidential, fast, and cost-friendly manner with the help of our partners and a staff complement of more than auditors, consultants, trainers, and financial reporting experts.

RUMA CPA has grown to acquire a respectable niche in the market mainly in business entities, public and governmental entities, local and multinational organizations from diverse sectors of the economy, and not-for-profit organizations. Our long-term experience in Rwanda and the region plus a wide range of specific expertise has contributed to our successful long-term service delivery to our esteemed clients. 

RUMA CPA has offices and operations in:
– Rwanda
– Burundi
– Kenya