Mr. Samuel Effah, FCCA

ACADEMIC DEGREES EARNED

  1. MBA – Finance (UK), 2005
  2. HND – Accounting (Ghana), 1998
  3. RSA III – Advanced (Ghana), 1993
  4. GCE O’ Level (Ghana), 1990

 

PROFESSIONAL QULIFICATION

  1. Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), 2016
  2. Member, Institute of Internal Auditors - Ghana (IIAG), 2016
  3. Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants,Ghana – (ICAG),  2013
  4. Member, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA),  2011

 

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

  1. Kaplan Financial – Milton Keynes, (UK, 2009)
  2. Telford College – UK, 2006
  3. University of Lincoln - UK, 2005
  4. Kumasi Polytechnic – Ghana, 1998
  5. Kumasi Polytechnic – Ghana, 1993
  6. Aduman Secondary School – Ghana, 1990

 

ADMINISTRATIVE RANKS HELD

  1. Head of Audit, UMaT, (2015 – Date)
  2. Accountant, UMaT, (2013 – 2015)
  3. Lecturer, Takoradi Polytechnic, (2009 – 2013)
  4. Customer Service Assistant, Sainsbury's Supermarket Ltd. - UK (2002 – 2005)
  5. Accountant, Oti Yeboah Complex Ltd. - (1999 – 2002)
  6. Attachment, Holy Family Hospital, Berekum - (1997 – 1998)
  7. Teacher, National Service, Adamsu Scondary School – (1993 – 1994)

 

RESARCH INTEREST

  1. Financial Reporting Standards
  2. Treasury Management
  3. Auditing and Internal Control Systems
  4. Sustainability Reporting
  5. Corperate Governance

 

RECORDS OF SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY:

  1. Member, Board of Survey Committee, September 2017
  2. Co-Opted Member, Committee on Development of UMaT Quality Assurance Manual, June 2017  
  3. Member, Staff Welfare Committee, April 2017
  4. Member, Appointment and Promotions Sub-Committee,(Junior and Senior Staff), December 2016
  5. Member, Monitoring and Evaluation Committee of the University Basic School (UBaS), December 2016 
  6. Member, Appointment and Promotions Sub-Committee (Junior and Senior Staff), Sept. 2016
  7. Member, Committee on Proposed New Programme on Certificate in Mine Management at University of Mines and Technology, May 2016 
  8. Member, Board of Survey Committee, February 2016         
  9. Member, Committee on Proposed New Master’s Programme, MSc, Mine Management, November 2015
  10. Member, Committee on Outstanding Issues with New Proposed Masters Programmes, April 2015       
  11. Member, Committee on Residential Facility User Fees (RFUF), March 2015.
  12. Member, Committee on Proposals to run MBA Programmes at UMaT, January 2015 
  13. Member, Committee on Proposals to Run MBA, Programmes at UMaT, December 2014
  14. Member, Committee on Residential Facility User Fees,(RFUF), March 2014 

 

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS:

  1. Participant: Annual Internal Audit Conference – Accra, Organised by Internal Audit Agency (9th to 10th August, 2017)

  2. Participant: Training Session on the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921) Organised by NCTE – Accra (13th April, 2017)     

  3. Participant: The 8th Public Procurement Annual Forum – Organised by Public Procurement Authority (PPA) – Accra (13th October, 2016)

  4. Participant: 1st Annual Internal Audit Conference – Organized by Internal Audit Agency – Accra (19th to 20th July, 2016)      

  5. Participants:  Performance Audit Workshop – Organised by Internal Audit Agency – Koforidua (19th to 23rd June, 2016)

  6. Participant: Workshop on the New Tax Laws in Ghana: 2015/2016 – Organised by ICAG, Takoradi (3rd March, 2016)

  7. Participant: Enterprise Risk Management Training – Organised by Internal Audit Agency – Koforidua (12th to 13th November, 2015)

  8. Participant: Training Workshop on Topaz Accounts Payable, Payroll and General Ledger – Organised by Somuah Information Systems Company Limited (SISCO) and UMaT Finance Office.

  9. Participant: The 3rd Public Private Partnership (PPP) Global Conference – Organised by Ministry of Finance & C-Nergy Global Holdings -    Takoradi (26th to 30th October, 2015)

  10. Participant: 2016 Budget Committee Meeting - Organized by National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) – Accra (6th July, 2015)                

  11. Participant: Accounting For Sustainability – (ACCA Sustainability Conference), 2014  

  12. Participant: Continuous Professional Development – (Kaplan Financial – UK),                

  13. Participant: Customer Service Management – (Sainsbury’s Supermarket Ltd. - UK)        

  14. Participant: Supply Chain Management – (University of Lincoln – UK)

 

OTHER ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  1. Member, Audit Committee of  Berekum Municipal, 2017
  2. Member, Audit Committee of Wassa Amenfi East District, 2017
  3. Assistant Examiner, West African Examination Council (WAEC), 2016
  4. External Assessor, For Promotion of Non-Academic Members,Takoradi Polytechnic,2016
  5. Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), 2016
  6. Member, Institute of Internal Auditors – Ghana (IIAG), 2016
  7. External Panel Member, Takoradi Polytechnic Appointments and Promotions Board, 2016
  8. Assistant Examiner, West African Examination Council, 2015
  9. Assistant Examiner, West African Examination Council (WAEC), 2013
  10. Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants - Ghana (ICAG), 2013

 

RESEARCH CONDUCTED:

  1. The Impact of Divestiture of State-Owned Enterprises on Ghana’s Economy (A Case Study of SG-SSB Ghana Limited), 2005

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATION

  1. Samuel Effah and Mary Ayaba Kwadey, (2017) “Training and Development and Employee Job Commitment among Hierarchical Levels at the Ghana Revenue Authority in Accra, Ghana”. The International Journal of Business & Management,  Vol 5, Issue 8 pp. 228-232.
  2. Mary Ayaba Kwadey and Samuel Effah (2016), “Training and Development and Employee Job Commitment At Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) In Ghana”. Research Journali’s Journal of Management, Vol.4/No. 9 November/2016 ISSN 2347 – 8217.
  3. Asare Mathew and Effah Samuel (2015), “An Analysis of Electronic Banking Acceptability in Ghana”. International Journal of Technology Enhancement and Emerging Engineering Research, Vol  3, Issue 09 pp. 24-28.