(LLM, BL, LLB, ICA, CITG, Mphil, MBA, BSc. Admin)
Francis is a Tax Lawyer and Senior Consultant with over 17 years of experience in taxation, audit, financial and capital markets, and business advisory. He is a transfer pricing expert, specialising in transfer pricing documentation and tax risk and cross boarder taxation. He has worked for Unilever Ghana Plc as the Assistant Manager in charge of Taxation and Guinness Ghana Breweries Plc as the Senior Tax Manager. He has also worked for Telecom giant MTN Ghana as the Lead Tax Specialist overseeing the company’s tax and cross boarder tax activities. He has also worked for AAB and Associates, a firm of Chartered Accountants and Auditors based in Accra as Audit Manager.
He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana, with experience in litigation and project advisory on taxation, commercial and financial matters.
Francis has been involved in various projects including tax due diligence, advising on taxpayer remedies and resolution of disputes with revenue authorities, training, providing general advice on market access, investment strategies and assessing investment incentives.
Francis holds Master of Laws Degree from University of London (Corporate and Commercial Laws) as well as a Bachelor of Laws degree from GIMPA Law School. He holds a post-graduate Advanced Diploma in Transfer Pricing from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California, USA.
Francis is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants-Ghana (ICAG) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation-Ghana (CITG).
He has a Master of Philosophy Degree in Finance as well as Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting [First Class Honours] all from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Francis also holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from Central University and has Associate Degree in Legal Studies from the Institute of Commercial Management –UK. He is a product of Sunyani Technical University with a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy. He teaches International Taxation, Oil and Gas Taxation and Advanced Taxation at More Tax Academy. He is a regular contributor to tax columns in Business and Financial Times in Ghana.
ICA (Ghana); CIT (Ghana), HND (Accounting, Accra Poly)
Accounting and tax professional with over 5years hands-on experience in Tax Administration, Accounting and Financial Operations in government and private industry and business advisory.
He has worked with KELM Engineering Ghana Ltd, an incorporated limited liability company, which provide specialist Electrical, Mechanical, Building Maintenance services and offer a wide range of technical support services as well as sale of electrical and mechanical items as an accountant.
He currently works with the Ghana Revenue Authority stationed with the Large taxpayer Office as an audit team lead. He has been a participant of numerously workshop aim at enhancing tax administrations in Ghana.
Strengths include ability to handle multiple assignments, fast learner and ability to teach, ability to work with other professionals as a team to achieve set target and capable of working individually with little or no supervision.
Research interest includes taxation, accounting, auditing and financial management.
ICA, BSc. Adm Accounting, Executive MBA -University of Ghana Businesses School.
An Experienced GRA Officer, His Passion is to teach the next generation of Tax Experts. Tauted as the founders of VAT and Indirect Tax in Ghana, he as worked for GRA since March 1995. He is Current position -Deputy Manager GRA, Makola Small Taxpayer Office. Mr. Osei Teaches Indirect Taxation.