Department of Accounting and Finance

Dr. Yaw Ndori Queku, Head of Department

Introduction

The Department of Accounting and Finance was formally known as Department of Accountancy Studies but the name was changed due to the fact that new academic programmes has been introduced to cover both Accounting and Finance.

We are an innovative department, which nurtures talent and provides the knowledge, skills and contacts our students need to succeed in the area of Accounting and Finance. We prepare students for the workplace so that they graduate with the knowledge, personal skills and practical experience to enter their chosen career with confidence.
Our Staff are trained professionals who provide a first-rate teaching and learning environment backed by research and scholarship which is central to our ethos, as is delivering practical and technology driven Accounting and Financial solutions to local, national and international businesses.

Vision

To be an innovative department, which nurtures talent and provides the knowledge, and skills through technology driven solution in Accounting and Finance for national development.

Mission

To train students to acquire knowledge and concepts in financial reporting standards, Energy and Environmental Accounting., with hands on skill in employing accounting software technologies to solve accounting and finance problems.

Objectives

  1. Teach students the contemporary theoretical knowledge and concepts in financial reporting standards, Energy and Environmental Accounting.
  2. Equip students with hands on skill in employing accounting software technologies to solve accounting and finance problems.
  3. Build in the graduates the professional ethics and entrepreneurial skills for the business world and self-employment.
  4. Equip students with the knowledge and skills in handling the complexities in Energy and Environmental accounting and finance dynamics
  5.  Train students in basic research and application of research models to identify and solve accounting and finance problems.

Academic Programmes

  1. BSc Accounting and Finance
  2. B.TECH, TOP, Industrial Accounting and Finance
  3. HND- Accountancy
  4. HND. Accounting with Computing
  5. Professional Diploma in Computerized Accounting
  6. Professional Diploma in Banking Technology and Accounting
  7. Diploma in Computerized Accounting
  8. Diploma in Banking Technology

Staffing

 No.

Name

Qualification

Rank

1.

Rev. Haruna Abdul Ndebugri

MBA, Finance

Senior Lecturer (Act Head)

2.

Dr. Yaw Ndori Queku

PhD. Business Administration Accounting

Lecturer

3.

Kwakye Boateng

Master of Commerce, Accounting

Assistant Lecturer

4.

Lawyer Isaac Aggrey-Fynn

MBA, Finance

Assistant Lecturer

5.

Mr. Ben Ebo Attom

MBA, Finance

Assistant Lecturer

6.

Mr. Akwasi Addai Boateng

MBA, Finance

Assistant Lecturer

7.

Mr. Yusif Arthur

MBA, B. Com, Accounting

 Lecturer

8.

Stephanie Kitineta Commeh-Mensah (Mrs.)

M.A., Communication Studies

Junior Assistant Registrar (Administrator)

 

Research & Books Publications

Isaac Aggrey-Fynn

  • Aggrey-Fynn, I., Turkson, H.A., Sackey, A. & Ansah, J. (2015), Capital Structure and Profitability of Selected Non-financial firms in Ghana.

Akwasi A. Boateng

  • Boateng, Akwasi A., (2015).  An examination of Challenges and Prospects of Microfinance Institutions in Ghana.  Article accepted by Journal of Developing Country Studies, Publication forthcoming.
  • Boateng, Akwasi A. and Boateng Gilbert O., (2014).  An Appraisal of Risk Management Practices of Microfinance Institutions in Ghana.  Journal of Economics and Sustainability Development, Volume 5(6), pp. 14-21.

Rev. Abdul H. Ndebugri

  • Ndebugri |A. H., (2015) 1st ed Auditing – Principles and Practice, Fawade Publications, Kumasi.
  • Ndebugri A. H., (2015) 1st ed Financial Accounting – Principles and Practice, Fawade Publications, Kumasi.
  • Atepor, L and Ndebugri A. H. (2015) Entrepreneurship in TVET Education for nation Development, “Challenges and Prospects” – Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) Livingstone, Zambia. June 2015 International Conference – pp. 240 - 248.

Queku, I.C.

  • Gyedu, S., Queku, I.C., & Carsamer, E. (2019).  Stock Price and Macroeconomic Variables: Analysis of Speed of Adjustment and Causality.  Under Consideration for Publication in the International Journal of Emerging Market.
  • Sobotie, M.K. & Queku, I.C. (2018) Proposing a Theoretical Framework to Investigate Conflict: Perspective of a Scuffle, International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR), 6 (4), 1211 – 1222.
  • Queku, I.C. (2017) Value Relevance of International Finance Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Shareholders’ Wealth Maximization: Evidence form Banks in Ghana.  International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR), 5 (8), 305 – 316.
  • Queku, I.C. (2017) Empirical Test of Multidimensional Model for Estimating International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) Compliance: Perspective of Ghanaian Banks.  International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research (IJSSHR), 5 (8). 76 – 83.
  • Queku, I.C. (2017) International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Compliance and Earning Predictability:  Evidence from Banks in Ghana.  International Journal of Innovative Research and Advances Studies (IJIRAS), 4 (8), 102 -111
  • Queku, I.C (2016) Review of Compliance Measure in Empirical Accounting Literature:  Perspective of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Research Journal of Finance and Accounting (RJFA), 7 (14), 59 – 66.
  • Queku, I.C. & Carsamer, E. (2016).  Stock Market and Macroeconomic Performance in Ghana: New Evidence.  International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research (IJSSR), 4 (4), 436 – 447
  • Queku, I.C. & Marfo, M. (2016).  Contemporary Internal Challenges and Financial Sustainability: Evidence from Microfinance Institutions in Ghana.  International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IJHSS), 4 (11). 199 – 206.
  • Queku, I.C. (2015) International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Practice and Fundamental Accounting Concepts and Conventions:  A Review Approach. Journal of Advances in Business and Management Research, (JABMAR), 1 (1).