The Controller and Accountant General’s Department will support and work in hand with the Institute of Chartered Accountants-Ghana (ICAG) for the promotion of the Accounting profession in the country.

Furthermore, the Department will continue to encourage its staff to patronize and partake in all skill- development courses and programmes organized by the Institute to ensure that Accountants and Finance officers throughout the county are brought up to speed with the current  standards and trends in the Accounting profession worldwide.
The Controller and Accountant General, Mr. Eugene Asante Ofosuhene made the assertion when a delegation from the Council and members of the ICAG paid a courtesy call on him at the Treasury Head office yesterday (Tuesday August 7, 2018.) in Accra.
He said the collaboration between the ICAG and the Department was of vital importance as the CAGD employs the highest number of Accountants in the country with well over 400 qualified/chartered Accountants in its employ out of a total staff strength of 3000.
In response, Professor K. Adom-Frimpong, President of the ICAG, said the visit of the Council members was among others, to share ideas and thoughts as well as explore the possibilities towards the improvement in helping to improve financial management and service delivery.
Describing the visit as ‘Home-coming’, the ICAG President said irrespective of the necessity for his outfit to work in harmony with the Department, it will continue to work as a regulatory and monitoring body to ensure strict adherence to the principles and tenets of the profession.
Other top officials of the Department who received the delegation included messres Kwasi Owusu, Wisdom Komla Messan, Sampson Asare Fianko and Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem all Deputy Controller and Accountant Generals.
The ICAG delegation included Dr. W. A. Atuilik, Vice President Messrs. K. Kwasi Agyemang, Augustine Addo, Sena Dake, Mrs. Joyce Opoku-Duodu and Mrs. Abigail Armah.