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Audit and

Payroll & Pensions Audit Directorate, Financial Audit Directorate, Systems Audit and Investigations Directorate.

Finance and

Finance Directorate, Administration & Human Resource Management Directorate, PPBME & Risk Management Directorate, Procurement & Contract Directorate and Training & Development Directorate.


Active Payroll Processing Directorate and Pensions Payroll Processing Directorate

Financial Management Services

National Accounts Directorate, Financial Monitoring Directorate and Public Financial Management (PFMR), Research and Development Directorate.


National Treasury Directorate, Revenue Management Directorate, Public Debts and Investment (PDI) Directorate and Treasury Coordinating Directorate.


ICT Infrastructure & Operations Directorate, ICT Administration & Service Management Directorate and Application Management & Interfaces Directorate.

Our Mission

We exist to provide Public Financial Management Services to the Government and the general public through efficient, skilled, well-motivated and dedicated staff, using the most appropriate technology.

Our Vision

Our vision is that of a public service with positive culture, client-focused and result oriented, constantly seeking ways to improve the delivery of Financial Management Services to the Government and the general public.


Controller and Accountant-General’s
Department (CAGD)

was established in 1885, during the pre-independence era of the Gold Coast. The Department was originally referred to as the ‘Treasury’ upon its establishment until 1937

Recent News

Our headline projects include the Public Financial Management Reform Project (PFMRP) and the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

Event News, Announcements and Press Releases

Our team consists of seasoned experts dedicated to serving the citizens of Ghana

Payroll reports, allowances and annual reports

CAGD prioritizes customer satisfaction by meeting government and citizen needs. We aim to provide accessible services across the entire country, promptly addressing customer concerns. Operating with integrity, we commit to honesty, transparency, and fulfilling responsibilities. Valuing people is emphasized through a culture that appreciates excellent service. Additionally, we promote continuous improvement and innovation to enhance services and public satisfaction.