Mr. Matthew Asare, FCCA

ACADEMIC DEGREE

  1. MBA Finance (London), 2005
  2. Higher National Diploma (Accounting), 1998
  3. Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting Option), 1994

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

  1. ACCA, UK, 2008
  2. ICA (Ghana), 2013
  3. Certificate ‘A’-4 Year, 1988

 

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

  1. Kaplan Financial Training Institute, UK (2006-2008)
  2. London School of Management and Technology, London (2003-2005)
  3. Kumasi Polytechnic (1995-1998)
  4. Kumasi Polytechnic (1992-1994)
  5. Wiawso Training College (198-1988)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE RANKS

  1. Acting Finance Officer (NOV 1, 2014-APRIL 30, 2015)
  2.  Accountant (2010 to Date)

 

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP

  1. Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (2008-Date)
  2. Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG) (2013 to Date)

 

SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS’ THESIS

  1. 11 Postgraduate Project Thesis, (CEMBA)

 

RESEARCH CONDUCTED

  1. The impact of divestiture on State Owned Enterprises in Ghana, (1998)
  2. The impact of e-business on Banking in Ghana, (2005)

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATION

  1. K. Osei-Afoakwa and M. Asare (2013) ‘’From Accounting Standard-Setters to Standard-Takers: The Nigeria and Ghanaian Standard-Setting Experiences in Retrospect’’
  2. Matthew Asare and Jonathan Sakoe (2015) ''The effects of electronic banking on Financial Services in Ghana'
  3. Matthew Asare and Samuel Effah (2015) 'An analysis of electronic banking acceptability in Ghana'
  4. Jonathan Sakoe and Matthew Asare (2015) 'Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Ghana and Withholding Tax Issues: Challenges, Effects and Solutions'

 

RECORD OF SERVICE

  1. Acting Finance Officer
  2. Head of Management Information System (MIS)/Payroll (2010 to Date)

 

OTHER ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

  1. Member, Convocation Advisory Board, UMaT
  2. Chairman, Dynamite FM Management Committee
  3. Chairman, Tender Evaluation Committee
  4. Chairman, Supervisory Committee, Minescho Credit Union
  5. Member, Committee on proposal to run MBA Programmes at UMaT
  6. Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAG)
  7. President, Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA), UMaT Branch
  8. President, Wiawso Training College old boys and girls Association 1988 group  
  9. Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (FCCA)
  10. Member, Council Sub-Committee on Oversight Responsibility on Term Loan Facility for Students’ Hostel
  11. Part Time Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, UMaT
  12. Assistant Examiner, West African Examination Council
  13. Facilitator, Commonwealth Executive MBA, KNUST
  14. Member, Minescho Hostel Management committee

 

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

  1. Re-focussing Sustainable Best practice in Higher Education Management: The case for Ghana and Netherlands, Leiden University, Netherlands, May/June 2015
  2. Participant in a Workshop on University Career Progression and Promotion, UMaT, Tarkwa, March, 2014
  3. Tax Education Seminar, importance of record keeping by Tax Payers, GRA, Tarkwa, June, 2014
  4. Participant, Ghana Mining Journal online publication workshop, UMaT, August, 2014
  5. 2015 Western Regional Composite Budget hearing workshop, Tarkwa, August, 2014
  6. Production of 2015 MTEF Budget, NCTE, Accra, September, 2014