The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has lauded African technology giant, SystemSpecs, for its role in facilitating collaborations between accounting and financial technology in the country.
This is as SystemSpecs, a renowned provider of financial and human capital management technology solutions, celebrates 30 years since inception, marking three decades of innovation and impact.
Globally, fintech continues to transform the accounting industry through innovations in automation, cloud-based services, artificial intelligence, and unprecedented access to data.
While on a courtesy visit to the SystemSpecs head office on Monday, the 57th president of ICAN, Comfort Eyitayo FCA, said it is noteworthy that SystemSpecs has operated for three decades developing topnotch human capital and financial management software for the Nigerian economy.
“The company has come a long way, but with a positive outcome, which is what we should be numbering our days by,” said Eyitayo, “Let me congratulate the board, management and staff of SystemSpecs for this. It is our earnest wish that the company will become the software institution of reference in Africa, in line with its vision.”
According to the accounting tycoon, SystemSpecs has, over time been a friend of ICAN even as the Institute scales up its engagement with stakeholders via social media, TV and radio shows, and other impactful events.
“For instance, this reputable organization has been a regular sponsor of our annual accountants’ conference and was the major sponsor of the first Accounting Technology Summit in 2019.”
The ICAN boss noted that SystemSpecs is reputed for championing veritable platforms that bring together chartered accountants and players in the financial technology space to build a solid network of finance, accounting and IT professionals who will continue to provide tailor-made services for sustainable financial services ecosystem.
SystemSpecs is the renowned tech company behind some of the most iconic innovative solutions in Nigeria. These include the payment platform, Remita; human capital management solution, HumanManager, and the eCommerce platform, Paylink. The company recently spun off its operations into two subsidiaries – Remita Payment Services Limited (RPSL) and SystemSpecs Technology Services Limited (STSL).
According to the Group Managing Director of SystemSpecs, John Obaro, the visit from ICAN is a manifestation of the enduring relationship between the company and the Institute, and underscores the increasing role of technology in accounting.
“We appreciate the ICAN president for this August visit and extend the warm regards of our chairman, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe. We look forward to more partnerships and a stronger relationship between us and the noble Institute,” Obaro added.