Mr. Blessing Dirorimwe CA(L)

Mr. Blessing Dirorimwe   CA(L)

Mr. Blessing Dirorimwe CA(L)

Council Member

Blessing Dirorimwe is a Chartered Accountant (Lesotho) who was admitted by the Lesotho Institute of Accountants as a Chartered Registered Accountant (CRA) in June 2018 after having been a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA) from January 2017. Blessing is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance with the University of Northampton form the United Kingdom.  

Currently Blessing is a partner at New Dawn Chartered Accountants (Lesotho) since September 2017. He is a member of the Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) council representing the chartered accountants’ category and chairs the practicing members committee. Blessing is a member of the Rainbow Toastmasters’ Club in Maseru. 

Blessing’s academic journey started in Zimbabwe through ACCA and was completed in Lesotho upon graduating as an affiliate in 2013. He was admitted as a member by ACCA in December 2020. He further went on to obtain Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of Northampton in the United Kingdom in 2022. Blessing holds a certificate from Gordon Institute of Business Science on completion of the Leadership Acceleration Program, Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business from ACCA and Certificate in Data Analytics from ACCA. 

Blessing held various accounting positions in Zimbabwe between 2007 and 2008 before moving to Lesotho where he also held a few other accounting roles in 2009. He then moved to MNM Chartered Accountants and Internal Auditors towards the end of 2009 where he went through the firm’s system up until he was Assistant Manager. He then joined New Dawn Chartered Accountants in January 2014 as Senior Manager. Blessing was then admitted as a partner at New Daw Chartered Accountants in September 2017. 

Over the years, Blessing’s experience spanned across financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, business advisory and assurance services. He has worked with public and private organizations including non-profit making entities. Some of these organizations are from the manufacturing, medical, FMCG, retail, financial services, petroleum, education, and professional services industries. 

Blessing has been involved in voluntary work through Junior Chamber International and various other clubs and associations which take care of vulnerable groups within the society and the greatest lesson out of this involvement is that service to humanity is the best work of life 

Blessing has taken keen interest in the progression and development of the accountancy profession in Lesotho and has therefore been involved in the council of LIA and its sub-committees since 2012. Blessing has been involved in part-time lecturing at the Centre for Accounting Studies on the ACCA audit modules as well as Institute for Development Management’s Diploma in Accounting and Business Studies’ audit module. He has facilitated a few training courses including the Revised ISA 540 – Auditing and Accounting Estimates which was provided through LIA. Blessing believes that “to retain knowledge, you must share it with those in need of it”.