Samuel A.

Experience

Chief Finance Manager
Gold Coast Fruits Ltd
Ghana
February-2017 - Present

• Directing finance and administration team of 8 encompassing Credit Control, Treasury, Sales and Decision Support, Financial Planning and Analysis, Financial Reporting, Human Capital and Business and Information Systems.
• Playing the role of a business partner in the management of the company's P&L, supervision of the agriculture and production operational expenses and financing in Ghana together with providing production and sales forecast for Management and Board of Directors’ decisions.
• Developing, implementing and managing the annual budget plans for all departments of the company and monitoring the roll-out of the budget plans towards achieving the desired targets.
• Representing the best interests of the company with Employee unions in wage negotiations and third parties in line with annual budget, legal requirements, strategy and objectives as set by the Board.
• Directing the finance and administrative workforce and leading a good work cultures within the Finance, HR, Purchasing, Logistic and Export departments as direct line reports and transforming them into productive and proactive support units.
• Overseeing the training and development of employees in line with the approved annual operating plans and as stipulated within the Ghana Free Zone Authority’s Act.
• Providing prompt, thorough, and accurate Monthly, Quarterly and Annual IFRS compliant Financial Reports to keep the Board appropriately informed of the subsidiaries financial performance and position.

Education

EMBA Finance
University of Ghana Business School
Ghana
October-2005 - Present

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION:
• EMBA (Finance)-University of Ghana Business School (October 2005-December 2007)
• BSc. Accounting -University of Ghana Business School, Legon (1991-1994)
• Chartered Accountant- Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA)-Ghana. (1995-1998)