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Akwasi Adom-Dankwa (CA)
Head of Finance & Projects , International NGO-The African Cashew Alliance
+233265674033, e.dankwa@ymail.com; Accra, Ghana
Successful experiences at providing operational and strategic leadership in uniquely challenging situations. Extensive experiences in private sector, development projects, and public service institutions. Currently Head of Finance & Projects at the African Cashew Alliance a US-AID, Walmart Foundation and BMGFoundation funded NGO. Seeking challenging opportunity. Can relocate immediately.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
Professional Experience:
•AFRICAN CASHEW ALLIANCE
- 1) As Head of Senior Management Team (Acting MD); assisted the EC make strategic and tactical decisions;
- 2) Led team which raised $4.3million under USAID-Global Development Alliance; USAID-TIME and Walmart Foundation to support the African cashew project Development;
- 3) As Head of Finance & Projects; coordinating the Regional projects, programs and support services based in Accra, creating and maintaining processes and procedures to ensure smooth and effective project operations and implementations in over 15 countries in Africa;
- 4) Chief Finance Officer of International NGO managed over $15.5 million budget across donors;
National Health Insurance Authority
- Chief Accountant of large public service department with annual operating budget of Gh 3 million; operating assets, capital, investments and commitments in excess of Gh 3 million; cut overhead cost by 25% and improved ROA.
Education:
Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School, Boston, USA, 2015- Emerging Leadership Program
Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, 2010- Chartered Accountant & Active Member
University of Westminster, London, UK, 2009- MSc. Finance & Accounting
University of Ghana/CSUC, Accra, Ghana, 2005- BBA Banking & Finance

Affiliations and Achievements:
Certifications:
Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, License 103374
- Leadership and team building, Sep.2014
- Governance and tools for managing operational risk, Sep. 2014
- IFRS for SMEs, Feb. 2014

Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University
-Agri business management, Mar 2014

Chartered Institute for securities and investment License 439913
- Associate: Risk in Financial Services, Dec. 2009
Honors and Awards:
Scholarship
University of Westminster; August 2008; Full scholarship towards my MSc. Finance and Accounting studies


Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French, Asante-Twi
    Nationality:
    Ghana
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