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ICAG holds induction Course for 248 members

An induction course has been held for 248 new members of the Institute of Chartered Accountant, Ghana.

The two-day programme is designed to initiate the members into the accountancy profession, having passed the institute’s professional examinations.

The members were taken through the principles of good ethical behaviors, stress management and how to invest in professional excellence as well as an exposure on sections of the Chartered Accountant Act170.

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2015 ACCOUNTANTS’ CONFERENCE

This year’s Accountants’ Week celebrations will start on Saturday, 18th April 2015, with a Health Walk and Fun Games at the Aviation Social Centre. It would continue on 26th April 2015 with a Thanksgiving Service at the Pentecost International Worship Centre, opposite Maritime University, Sakumono near the beach road to Tema.

The Accountants’ Conference will be held at the School of Medical Sciences auditorium, University of Cape Coast and end with a Dinner-Dance at the Institute of Education Hall on Thursday, 30th April 2015. Click on the documents below to download

PRESS RELEASE

Prof KB Omane-Antwi, President of ICAG pays Courtesy Call on Mr Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan, IGP.

press-releaseThe ICAG President’s courtesy call on the IGP is intended to forge a closer collaboration between ICAG and other major national institutions pursuant of the national agenda.

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Audit Opinion ICAG Position Statement

INTRODUCTION
The International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) was officially adopted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (hereafter referred to “The Institute”) in January 2012. All auditors are expected to apply the clarified ISAs in auditing their clients’ Financial Statements for the years ending on or after 31 December, 2012.
Subsequently, The Institute published a directive in the Daily Graphic in December 2012 on the signing of audit reports which stated:

“An audit report must:

State the name and practising certificate number of the responsible individual who was in charge of the audit and must be signed by this person in his own name and dated accordingly; and also

State the name and the licence number of the firm.” click here to download full document

ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ON AUDITING (ISAs) IN GHANA

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (GHANA)
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL PROFESSONAL ACCOUNTANTS
ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ON AUDITING (ISAs) IN GHANA

The adoption of ISAs in Ghana was officially announced in January 2012. All auditors are expected to apply the clarified ISAs in auditing their clients’ financial statements for the year ending on or after 31st December, 2012.

Subsequent to the publication in December 2012 and after further consultations with our practitioners, The Institute is restating the position on the signing of the audit reports as follows:

 “An audit report must:

  • State the name and the license number of the firm and signed in the name of the firm;
  • State the name and practicing certificate number of the responsible individual who was in charge of the audit;
  • Disclose “Chartered Accountants” ;
  • State the address of the firm and
  • State the date of the report.”

For further information, please contact:
The Chief Executive, The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana)
P. O. Box 4268, Accra
Office Location: Okponglo, East legon on Trinity Theological Seminary – IPS Road

Tel: 0544336701-2, 0288700101
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Website: www.icagh.com

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