The Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana


The Institute of Chartered Accountants

faculty-systemThe Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) was established by an Act of parliament, Act 170, in 1963.  It is the sole body charged with the regulation of the accountancy profession in Ghana.  Its members are the only persons recognized under the Companies Code (Act 179) 1963, for the purpose of audit of company accounts.  It is governed by a council of eleven chartered accountants.  The Council, headed by a President, holds office for a period of two (2) years.

Institute currently runs two distinct programmes.
(a) The Professional Programme.
(b) The Technician programme, known as Accounting Technician Scheme West Africa (ATSWA).

A candidate who successfully completes the professional programme and obtain a working experience in accountancy, approved by the Council of the |Institute., qualifies to use the designatory letter ‘CA’ after his/her name.



The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana)


Notice is hereby given that the FIFTY SECOND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the members of the Institute will be held at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra on Friday, 29th July, 2016 at 9.00 a.m.

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Emerging Developments in the Banking Industry of Ghana

The banking industry has seen significant developments over the last few years. The industry continues to record growth in total assets despite challenges posed to some banks in view of the general economic challenges (eg energy crisis,utility price increases etc.) emerging from the real sector to the banking sector.

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Supervision of the financial system has gone through several phases over the years. Authorities have sought to improve the financial system by introducing and establishing various regulatory frameworks, policies, and structures to ensure its safety, soundness and stability at any point in time.

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Project Finance and Grants Manager

TITLE: Project Finance and Grants Manager
DATE OF PUBLICATION Monday, 16th May, 2016

Programme background
The Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth (GOGIG) programme seeks to deliver the G8-Ghana partnership on Extractives launched by President Mahama and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in June 2013. Within this framework, the GOGIG programme design is based on the Natural Resource Charter and was designed to help Ghana make the most of its new-found oil and gas resources.  The five year programme started in December, 2014 with a six-month inception phase and commenced full implementation in September, 2015.  

The overall goal is “inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction (through a well-managed oil & gas sector)”. The program plans to achieve its outcome of “effective management of oil and gas resources”.

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2016 CPD Calendar



Forms and Downloads

CA Student Registration Form 2016 CA Student Registration Form 2016 12.01.16 - CA Student Registration Form. Click he...
Student Services Flyer Student Services Flyer 18.02.15 - Student Services Flyer - Click here to ...
Graduation Payment Form Graduation Payment Form 26.01.15 - Graduation Payment Form - click here to ...
ICAG signs MOU with CIPFA ICAG signs MOU with CIPFA 11.11.14 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants (...
Exemption Form Exemption Form 25.07.14 - Exemption Form. Click here to download
Application Form - CA Application Form - CA 25.07.14 - Application forms CA Members. Click he...
Application Form - Practicing Application Form - Practicing 25.07.14 - Application Form -  Practising Me...
Professional Affiliation Professional Affiliation 25.07.14 - Application Forms -  Professional Aff...
Draft ICAG Bill - For Review by Members Draft ICAG Bill - For Review by Members 12.08.11 - THE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS BILL, 2009 Me...

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