The Ghana Accountancy and Finance Awards (GAFA) provides a platform to recognize individuals and companies that play a significant role in the practice and development of the accounting and finance sector while recognising the key functions within the industry that promote standards. This is the premier event in Ghana which showcases on a national scale the prudence, practice and innovation within Ghana’s sector.

According to Oheneba Kwabena Kena, the Events Director Strategic Accountancy Africa, The Awards recognise the industry’s merits and set a benchmark for excellence, whilst rewarding innovative ideas that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible. The Awards recognizes excellence in the accountancy and finance industry cutting across practice, accounts, pensions and finance industry, stakeholders, government agencies, software and technology and individual excellence.

The Awards is a brainchild of Strategic Accountancy Africa in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, National Pensions Regulatory Authority, Chattered Institute of Management Accountants with endorsement from the Ministry of Finance

We have created the Awards to highlight the vital work done throughout all industries and sectors by the experts who ensure that every firm, regardless of size, reputation, geographical location or area of expertise, can be confident that the figures that make it tick are in safe hands.

The 2017 Awards promote and celebrate the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals. The event will be held at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel on 3rd November 2017, where we will recognise the outstanding local businesses that contribute to the economy and employment across various award categories

Some of the categories include Audit Team of the Year, Tax Team of the Year, Advisory Team of the Year, Young Accountant of the Year, Accountant of the Year, Employer of the Year (Practice), Brand of the Year (Practice), Restructuring Team of the Year, Practice of the Year, Large Practice of the Year, Medium Practice of the Year, Small Practice of the Year, Start-up Practice, Accounts Team of the Year – Financial Services Sector , Accounts Team of the Year – Mining Sector , Accounts Team of the Year – Aviation Sector, Accounts Team of the Year – Shipping Sector , Accounts Team of the Year – Oil and Gas Sector, Accounts Team of the Year – Manufacturing Sector, Accounts Team of the Year – Public Sector, Accounts Team of the Year – Banking, Accounts Team of the Year – Insurance, Accounts Team of the Year – Telecom sector,

Others include, Corporate Finance Team of the Year, Tax Team of the year, Innovative Tax Administration Company of the Year, Best Financial Communications of the Year, Risk Management Team of the year, Accounting Training Firm of the Year, Accounting Software Provider of the Year, CEO of the Year, Audit Firm Partner of the Year , Digital Finance Innovation Award, Most Socially Responsible Finance Company, Best Corporate Advisory Firm of the year , Best Investment Fund, Innovative Finance Package of the Year, Best Savings and Loans Product, Best Microfinance Company of the year,Best trade finance firm , Best commodities finance company, Finance Personality of the Year, Money Marker Team of the year , Pension Scheme of the Year, Pension Administration of the year, Pensions Consultancy of the Year, Pensions Innovation Award, Investment Manager of the Year, Equities Manager of the Year, Risk Management Firm of the Year , Pension Life Company of the Year, Best Bank for Accountancy Industry, Best Insurer for Accountancy Industry, Pensions CEO of the year