Mr. Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem
Ag. Controller and Accountant-General
Mr. Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem is a Chartered Management Accountant with 27 years post qualification experience in both the private and the public sector. He obtained his professional qualification in May 1993. He had his first stint with the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department in 1988 when he was engaged as an Accountant. He rose through the ranks and in September 1999, he was promoted to the position of Director of Accounts, a position that has now been re-designated as Assistant Controller and Accountant-General.
Mr. Kwaning-Bosompem has an impressive employment history spanning from the United Kingdom where he worked as an Accountant with Josab & Company, Professional Accountancy Training School, Apples & Snakes and the Ghana High Commission in London between February 1991 to February 1995. He also worked with Koforidua Central Hospital as Accountant (1988-1991), Ghana Cement Works Ltd (GHACEM) and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) as Director of Finance.
Until his appointment as the Deputy Controller and Accountant-General in charge of Treasury and subsequently Deputy in charge of Payroll in August 2017, Mr. Kwaning-Bosompem had also served as the Director of Finance at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from January 2007 to August 2017.
He is currently the Acting Controller and Accountant-General of the Republic of Ghana and has been holding this position since April 30, 2019. Mr. Kwaning-Bosompem is a man of action. He has good interpersonal, excellent managerial and innovative skills, which translate into his ability to make strategic decisions to the admiration of those around him. One of his success stories with the Department is the re-introduction of the CAGD Annual Conference after a seven year break to bring the Department up to speed with new developments and reforms affecting its operations thus projecting the image of the Department.
He is analytical, reliable, enthusiastic, efficient, well organized, result-oriented and highly motivating team leader. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG) and serves as a Council Member of the ICAG. He also holds an MBA in Strategic Management.
Mr. Kwaning- Bosompem is married with two children and a Christian.