Mr. Mohammed Arimiyao is currently an Internal Auditor, and the Head of Financial Audits within the Internal Audit Directorate of the University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ghana. Before he joined UHAS, he was Head of Quality Assurance in Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies of Ghana (having started as Assistant Manager in-charge-of Treasury and Accounts in the same organisation, Internal Audit Agency. He is a Chartered Accountant.
He had his Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Tamale Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. He later pursued the professional programme in Accountancy at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, where he graduated as a Chartered Accountant. He is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration in Finance, at the University of Cape Coast.
As at January 2017, Mr. Arimiyao has a total of 12 years internal audit experience. Before joining the Internal Audit Agency, he had worked as a contract staff with the Abor Area Council under the Keta District Assembly on issues relating to the Government’s Decentralization Policy and Danish Support to District Assemblies (DSDA). He also worked at the Internal Audit Agency for 8 Years. During this period, he worked initially as Assistant Manager in-charge-of Treasury. He was among other duties, responsible for producing monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for the Agency. Later, he was moved to the Operations Division to lead teams to undertake internal audit assurance services. He also supervised and mentored subordinates to provide quality assurance services to internal audit units in MMDAs.