Pistis and Associates

Bernard Sankofi

Mr Bernard Sankofi is an Auditor and head of Assurance of the Firm. He comes on board with about 18 years of working experience in the Financial & Banking Industry.


He worked as an Audit Officer at E. V. ASARE & CO. – Chartered Accountants & Management Consultants (2008 – 2010), where he helped in the preparation of Business plans and Audit reports, provided audited financial statements to clientele spanning across the various industries such as commerce and educational institutions in public and private sectors.

Mr Sankofi also worked with the erstwhile Capital Bank Ltd (2010 – 2014) as a Senior Internal Audit and Control Officer (Asst. Manager). He assisted the Head of Internal Audit and Control in maintaining the Banks Internal Control Standards, assisted in auditing Capital Plus Marketing in relation to speed banking cards sales and mentored and coached audit officers in the performance of their duties.

He also worked as the Compliance Manager at the Beige Bank Ltd (Oct 2014 – June 2017) where he played key roles in Monitoring, Advisory, AML Due Diligence, Reporting and External Relations. He developed and implemented a risk-based compliance monitoring program, carried out various AML due diligence checks for all transactions carried out in the bank, assisted with the preparation of standard and ad-hoc information and data reports to regulators and other stakeholders.

He was the Lead for Assurance at The Beige Group (2017 until its dissolution). Whiles working with the group, he ensured that all rules and regulations governing the Strategic Business Unit were adhered to, checked and improved the operation of internal control systems to identify weak links and established appropriate systems and identified potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk.

Mr Sankofi holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance option) from Coventry University, United Kingdom (2012-2013) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Cape Coast (2003-2007).

He also completed and holds a Basic Education School and Senior Secondary School Certificates from the Swedru Happy Home School and the Swedru Secondary School respectively.

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