THE DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL AUDIT
Mr. Frederick Adongo Mahama is the Director of Internal Audit in the University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ghana. Prior to this, he was the Director, Training & Professional Development at HDS & Associates.
He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana and the Institute of Internal Auditors, Ghana. He is also a trained Data Protection Practitioner.
Mr. Mahama obtained both his Bachelor of Commerce Degree and Diploma in Education concurrently at the University of Cape Coast, and later pursued a Master of Science in Industrial Finance and Investments, at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
As at August 2021, Frederick Adongo Mahama had a total of 25 years’ experience in Management, Accounting and internal auditing. The last 14 years have been spent mainly in the practice of internal auditing.
He worked as Audit Manager and Head of Internal Audit and compliance at the Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited for 10 years. In 2017 he was appointed as the Deputy Director, Internal Audit at the Data Protection Commission. Before joining the HDS & Associates in January 2020, He had a brief stint with the Akoa Beverages Company Limited as Chief Finance officer.
As Internal Auditor his interest has been reviewing and analysing various internal controls and facilitating in designing systems to meet risks and control environments, fraud investigations, and the review of Management as well as Financial Accounting information.