Bernard Kisiton Larbi is Fellow of Africa Institute of Strategic Managers, a Member of Institute of Directors– Ghana, Chartered certified Financial Accountant with the American Global Academy of Finance and Management (Global Institute of Finance and Management Studies)-USA, A certified forensic Investigative professional with International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professional-USA, A certified forensic Accountant with Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants, USA/CANADA, a product of University of Professional Studies, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, Central University, GIMPA and Graduate School of Governance (Almond Institute), MSC in Financial Administration in Computing, Accra Business School and holds MBA in Accounting and Finance from UCAM- Universidad Catolica DE Murcia-Exeed School of Business and Finance –SPAIN- affiliated to JILCE university college seminary- Tema, A.C.C.A (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) final part. He recently completed his Post Graduate certificate/Diploma in Law from Central University law faculty.
He also holds CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) from GIMPA and ISACA-UK, CFIA (Graduate Certificate in Forensic and Investigating Accounting & Auditing) from University of Professional Studies. He is also a fellow member of Institute of Internal Auditors (Ghana/UK), A certified Corporate Governance Expert from the MILLENNIUM FINANCIAL CENTRE- Accra.
Chartered Certified Accountancy Student Society in Ghana. Bernard has completed his post Chartered Diploma in Public Financial Management and Post Chartered certification in Forensic Audit-Certified from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, Final Part 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Chartered Institute of Insurance-Ghana, A certified forensic science Auditor/Accountant from the International Institute of certified forensic professionals, USA/KENYA.
He also holds Diploma in Accounting and Finance from Trans-Africa University College. Bernard has also build his capacity by acquiring Executive Mastery Cert.in Financial Analysis and Business Administration from AFCAB-Affiliated to IPED-UK and Professional Development Certification in Operations Management from IOCB-LONDON-(International Organization for Capacity Building) and Executive MMBA in Management from Accra Business School and Post-Graduate Diploma in Governance and Leadership from ILSMA- Africa.
Bernard also has a contemporary leadership certificate and four final qualifying certificates in Corporate Governance from the prestigious Board Room Institute-UK- Ghana-Accra Business School in (STRATEGY, DIRECTORSHIP, LEADERSHIP, and FINANCE) and Fellow membership of the Board Room Institute – UK/Ghana.
Bernard has over almost two decades in auditing, accounting, financial analysis, Operations, Governance, coaching, consulting and leadership in Rural and Community Banks from school days at UPSA which started 2004 with then prestige business consult in Accra- Madina, Savings and Loans, Investment Banks, insurance and Universal Banks and has worked with EMMAC (Emmanuel Clarke consulting and associates)- Audit firm in Nungua and various organization as a Group Manager – Audit and Group Accountant with Current KEK Insurance Brokers Group, Fiaseman Rural Bank PLC, Nafana Rural Bank, Kwahu .P. Rural Bank Ltd, Kwaebibirem Rural Bank Ltd, Medi Ghana Investment bank, Edlorm HFC Housing Ltd and Director of Finance at Jilce International University Seminary (Part-Time)-TEMA.
Bernard worked with EMMAC Audit firm for five years where he audited various Banks and micro finance institutions until he left them to join mainstream banking.
He also has a certificate from Ghana Stock Exchange (Fully Completed) as a stock broker, Post-graduate Certificate in Leading and Managing Organizations from the prestigious Accra Business School – Agile Business School and NIIT as well as Contemporary Certificate in Entrepreneurship and leadership from Right to lead and GSGL and Start up CEO’s certificate from University of Wolver Hampton from UK and has also worked for five years experience in multinational companies and audited small and medium enterprise in his personal capacity.
Bernard has also furthered his education through executive courses by acquiring a Mini-MBA in Management and International Business from Accra Business School- Spintex Road. Bernard as a legal brainy also has completed the certification as certified Arbitrator and Mediator at the Judicial Training Institute-Accra in Collaboration with National Labour Commission. Bernard has three (3) professional certificates from the Institute of Leadership and Strategic Management Africa – Tema/Accra which encompasses – Financial Strategies and Controls, Marketing with customer service management, paralegal studies and forensic Investigation.
Bernard is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL ANALYST AND STRATEGIC CONTROLS from ILSMA AFRICA and is a Chartered Financial Accountant from Global Institute of Finance and Management Studies- USA.
Bernard has been awarded a conferral Honorary Doctorate Degree in Governance and Leadership from JILCE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE in Afienya Tema and Ashaiman affiliated to United nations universities.
Bernard has also been awarded Honorary Doctorate in Divinity from All nation Bible Institutions and Projects – SOUTH AFRICA.
Bernard has legally completed – Professional EXECUTIVE master’s in general PARA-LEGAL STUDIES (LAW) from the IPLS- Institute of Para-legal and leadership Studies-Accra.
Bernard is a license practitioner of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the various courts of Ghana and a member of GNAAP (Ghana National Association of ADR Practitioners), A Board member CPIA, NSUTAMAN RB PLC AND JILCE UNIVERSITY.
Bernard has good knowledge and skills in electronic evidence, Fraud Investigation, forensic science/crime investigation, legal mediation, negotiations and arbitration, Banking operations, Fraud examination, target setting, chief witnessing, financial analysis, oratorical leadership and budgeting, strategy projections and implementation, Governance, Risk, and financial Analysis and Field Marshaling.
(IICFIP, Honorary PhD In Leadership, Honorary PhD in Divinity, DIPAF, Ch. FA, 2 ICA PCD, IIA, CFIA, CFA, FAISM, IICIP, PGD-LAW, MSC FIN, MBA FIN, QCICG, PEMPL, EMFA, EMCL, MIOD,ADR,CM,CISA, IPS-A.C.C.A,PGDGL,MINI-MBA INB, MINI-MBA BF.PDCBA, MINI-MBA M, GSE, CERTIFIED PC TECHNICIAN-NIIT-INDIA, ICFA, CCGE).