Experience

  • Finance Manager

    at IC Securities (Ghana) Limited

    February 2016 - at Present

    Greater Accra Region

    • Overall supervision of the finance and administration functions. • Manage day-to-day accounting, invoicing, payroll, cash management and internal financial reporting. • Manage and ensure accurate and timely financial reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). • Manage year-end audit and liaise with auditors to ensure compliance with relevant statutory requirements and standards. Prepare yearend financial statements to comply with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the Companies Act, 1963 (Act 179). • Proactively review work practices and procedures for better operational efficiency and potential issues in the financial processes and controls and raise management’s attention to act and resolve. • Act as liaison and manage all communications with banks and other relevant organizations. • Adequate management of all tax related matters.

  • Senior Associate

    at KPMG

    October 2013 - January 2016

    Greater Accra Region

    Served as an auditor in-charge in KPMG’s Consumer Markets and Financial Services practice. Generally, been engaged under various levels of responsibilities in the audit of a variety of clients and my role include leading, and supervising audit staff assigned to audit team groupings. Such role included: • Determining planned audit approach and strategy peculiar to each audit client. • Providing timely feedback to partner and/or manager in relation to ongoing job performance. • Acting as the liaison and management of communications with clients and maintaining client relationship at the appreciable level. • Performing various analytical procedures to determine the reasonableness of audit client's figures. • Preparation of financial statements in accordance with IFRS for various industry settings. • Identifying internal control weaknesses and providing appropriate recommendations to management. • Producing clear documentation of client general business activities

  • Associate

    at KPMG

    October 2011 - September 2013

    Greater Accra Region

    Associate - Audit, KPMG, Accra October 2011 – September 2013 Assisted on a number of audit engagements by: • Gathering appropriate and sufficient audit evidence relating to assigned financial statement captions. • Identifying internal control weaknesses and providing appropriate recommendations to the auditor-in-charge.

  • Senior Auditor

    at Badiko, Suglo & Associates

    March 2009 - September 2011

    Greater Accra Region

    • Lead and supervised audit assignments. • Acted as a liaison between the firm and clients. • Reviewed and tested of clients’ internal control and accounting systems as part of audits and made recommendations for improvements, preventive and corrective actions. • Responded to tax queries from the Ghana Revenue Authority on behalf of clients. • Ensured that clients tax returns and annual returns are promptly filed • Prepared financial statements and designed financial reporting systems for clients. • Ensured all statutory obligations of the firm such as, the payment of PAYE, SSF and VAT are met. • Drafted Proposals for the firm in bidding for Jobs.

Education

  • Member

    at Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Greater Accra Region

  • Member

    at Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

    2004 - 2011 (7 years) Greater Accra Region

  • BSc (Hons) Applied Accounting

    at Oxford Brookes University

    2004 - 2008 (4 years)

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Ewe Native

Hives