A consortium of U.S. and African professionals providing audit and management consulting services in the West African region
AKUS Consult, established in 2007, combines African indigenous Knowledge with U.S. training and experience to enhance audit and management consulting services in West Africa that conform to international standards. For over 30 years, the founder provided audit expertise to several U.S. Government Agencies in Washington, D.C.; to donor funded organizations; and government agencies in many of the West African countries.
The gap between the expectations of international donors and the capabilities of local audit firms was the catalyst for the formation of AKUS Consult.
We are an audit and management consulting firm incorporated under the Companies Act of Ghana.
Several of our partners and associates are members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG), our affiliate firm AKUS Chartered Accountant is also a member of the ICAG. We are a member of Empacta—the Association of International Auditors.
Due to our experience and expertise in donor audits, we are one of the few local firms approved by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to audit its activities in West Africa. Regarding statutory audits, we are registered with the Ghana Audit Service and we perform audits on its behalf.
Our focus is on providing professional services to donors, NGOs, SMEs and government agencies in West Africa.We are bi-lingual and operate in both Anglophone and Francophone countries.
Our hallmark of professional excellence and quality service has taken us to places within the African continent and beyond such as Haiti, U.S., Nigeria, Liberia, Iraq, Jordan, and the Gambia.
Over the years, these International donor Agencies, Public Institutions and non-Governmental organizations have relied on us when it mattered most for their audit, advisory and consulting services.
Additionally, we have collaborated on assignments with officials of the governments of Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Mali, to name a few.
To use African knowledge and U.S. expertise in providing audit and management consulting services that conform to international standard, professional ethics, integrity and confidentiality to our clients in the West African region.
We hold the following dearest in our quest
to realize our goals:
Our audit and assurance services are aimed at providing assurance at the highest level to non-governmental organizations, donors and government agencies. We use our skills and experience in audit, accounting and risk management to gain insight into the operating efficiencies of our clients. To these, we add our in-depth industry knowledge.
We assist our clients with solutions sets and propositions that enhance their risk management through quality performance and
This includes statutory audit for private sector entities, audit of public sector entities including government ministries, departments and agencies as well as non-governmental organizations.
One of the challenges facing public sector institutions is the integrity of its financial statements. The Ghana Audit service has licensed AKUS to provide Audit Service to Public Sector organizations due to our rich experience in managing large scale international audit assignments. .
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