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Bennett Akantoa

Bono Region

Bennett Akantoa is the CAGD Regional Director for the Bono Region.

 

Educational Background

Mr Akantoa holds Msc Strategic Procurement Management; MA Human Resource Management. Before then he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Coast

 

Professional Background

Bennett Akantoa is a Chartered Accountant. He is also a Chartered Procurement member (CIPS-UK).

Bennett Akantoa started work as a Departmental Accountant at the Ministry of Agric          from1990-1991.

Later:

DFO/MFO                     Various Brong Ahafo MMDAs                    1991-2007

Head of Finance                       CAGD Headquarters                         2007-2009

Chief Treasury Officer              London Treasury                               2009-2012

CTO/Director of Finance          Washington Treasury                         2012-2014

Secondment

Deputy Managing Director       Cocoa Marketing Company                2014-2015

Managing Director                   Cocoa Marketing Company                2015-2017

 

OFFICE LOCATION

We are located behind the Bono Regional Coordinating Council, Sunyani

Opposite Eusbett Hotel

 

GPS Address:

BS-0016-9475

 

Functions of the Directorate

  1. Disseminate information from Headquarters to concerned parties within the Region
  2. Coordinate payroll related issues
  3. Carry out training on GIFMIS
  4. Responsible for set up of GIFMIS suppliers
  5. Responsible for carrying out training on Electronic Salary Payment Voucher (E-SPV)
  6. Set up of Validators for E-SPV
  7. Responsible for posting accounting officers to MDAs/MMDAs
  8. Monitor and supervise the activities of the various MDA/MMDA accounts offices
  9. Advise various Heads of Department on issues of finance
  10. Acts as the intermediary between the Bank of Ghana and the various finance departments/offices
  11. Ensures the smooth set up of GIFMIS at various MDAs/MMDAs
  12. Receive and disburse funds from the Consolidated Funds for and on behalf of MDAs/MMDAs
  13. Responsible for the supply of value books to MDAs/MMDAs