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Department of Accounting and Finance

About Department

The Department of Accounting and Finance prepares students for careers in the accounting, finance, and financial services industries. Our programs provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills to produce professionals who can enhance organizational performance.

Our accounting programs cover financial accounting, management accounting, tax accounting, auditing, and accounting information systems. Students develop expertise in financial reporting, cost management, budgeting, internal controls, and compliance.

Our finance programs focus on corporate finance, investments, financial institutions, international finance, and financial modeling. Students learn to evaluate investment options, manage risk, analyze global financial markets, and optimize capital structure.

Through internships, client projects, trading simulations, and competitions, students gain hands-on experience solving complex business problems. Our graduates are highly valued for their analytical, technical, and problem-solving capabilities.

Many alumni attain professional certifications such as ACCA, CFA, CIA, CIMA, CPA, and become leaders in accounting, corporate finance, banking, investment management, auditing, and financial advisory services. Our department strives to develop financial experts who enhance transparency, efficiency, and value creation.

Programs Offered

Undergraduate
  • BSc Business Administration Accounting
  • BSc Business Administration Finance
MBA
  • MBA Accounting
  • MBA Finance
MSc/MPhil
  • MPhil Accounting
  • MPhil Finance
  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Finance

Our programs prepare students for careers including:

  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Tax Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Wealth Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller
  • Treasurer
  • Chief Investment Officer
Head of Department

Head of Department

Prof Kingsley Opoku Appiah

Email: kappiah.ksb@knust.edu.gh

Principal Administrative Assistant

Principal Administrative Assistant

Shadrack Bossman Quansah

Email: acf@knust.edu.gh

 

 

Examinations Officer

Examinations Officer

Dr Akua Peprah Yeboah

Email: apeprah-yeboah.ksb@knust.edu.gh