Leslie Williams

Country: Sierra Leone

Role: Finance Manager, Irish Embassy / Irish Aid Sierra Leone

Biography

A professional Accountant, fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants with over 26 years’ experience in the accounting field, around 20 of which has been with the Not for Profit sector. Passionate about systems and procedures and very keen on compliance and anti-fraud and misuse of funds, Leslie is currently the Head of Finance, Irish Aid Sierra Leone and Liberia. He is also the current Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sierra Leone and an active board member of the Rainbo Initiative, a national NGO offering free medical and physiotherapy social support for survivors of rape. Leslie was very instrumental in introducing the Composite Standard 1 for Private and Public Not for Profit Entities in Sierra Leone, (CS1) a slimmer version of the UK SORP, for use in Sierra Leone.

I am excited to be part of the IFR4NPO project because of my passion for guidance for non-profit sector. I would like to see clearer regulations for the sector

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