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New Executive Director for International Needs Ghana

edwardMr. Edmund Vanderpuye is the new Executive Director of International Needs Ghana (INGH). He took over from Very Rev. Walter Aboagye Pimpong who served in the capacity for 30 years as the pioneer Executive Director for 14 years and rose through the ranks to his current position. He started as an Account Manager for the poly Group of Companies (now Mohinani Group) and Prah Ameyaw & co (a firm of Chartered Accountants and Tax Consultants) from 2002 to 2005. Edmund returned to INGH in 2005 as head, Finance and Administrative Director from September 2011 to October 14th 2014 when he assumed the position of Executive Director.

Edmund holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Leicester UK, and a master of Arts Degree in Theology and Mission (Holistic Mission and Development) from the Akrofi- Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and culture, Akropong-Akwapim. He also holds an advanced Professional Diploma in Corporate Governance from the institute of Directors and a Diploma in Management Development of NGOS from the Galilee international Management Institute in Israel. Edmund is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana and the Institute of Directors   

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Mrs. Angela Peasah, IPP,
Colleague Council Members,
Founding Deans and Vice Deans,
Members of ICAG,
Invited Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

In the course of this year, we have as an Institute, been trumpeting the formation of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana’s (ICAG) Faculty system to provide thought leadership in our effort to develop the competencies of Chartered Accountant (CA) professionals and to provide advice and advocacy to influence and promote sound accounting practice and accountability in Ghana.

This evening, ICAG again is making history as we launch the ICAG’s Faculty system, a vision, captured in the 2014-16 Presidency agenda.

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List of Licensed auditing firms for 2014

List of licensed firms for 2014 that have fulfilled all the prescribed requirements of The Institute. The Licences are valid until 31 December 2014. Click List of Licensed Auditing Firms.pdf to download.

**  Firms have been categorised for the purposes of applying the appropriate licence fees. The criteria was basically on revenue levels, number of partners and number of staff as reported by firms. The categories range from A1 to D, with A1 being firms with the highest revenue levels and in that order.

*** These firms are incorporated under The Companies Code 1963 (Act 179) and are  not qualified to be  an auditor of a company as provided for in Section 134(2) of Act 179.  Consequently, these firms can provide all other services except statutory audit services. They have been advised accordingly  and are in the process of regularising the status of their firms to enable them provide statutory audit services, in accordance with Act 179, in addition to the other services.

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