The Petroleum Baron

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. This is the definition our former Sposa National President Mr Sessi to his right hand man; Mr. Jerome Cudjoe Katsekpor when they previously held the forefront of the Old Students’ leadership.

Through the dint of hard work, Jerome rose through the ranks to become a finance guru in one of the reputable and biggest oil firm in Ghana; Dominion International Petroleum Ltd (DIPL), a privately held and wholly owned Ghanaian company, participating in the downstream energy sector as a bulk distribution oil company.

Jerome completed the great Spaco in 1998. He is a finance professional with working experience in Internal Control and Audit, Financial Reporting and Working Capital Management in the downstream oil and gas industry of Ghana. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. He also holds an MBA in Petroleum Accounting and Finance from the University of Professional Studies, Accra where he emerged as the Best Graduating Student in MBA Petroleum Accounting and Finance.  He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) degree from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and an HND in Accounting from the Ho Technical University.

During his career, Jerome championed projects like the Documentation of Processes and Procedures, the Verification and Labelling of Fixed Assets nationwide for his employer, the Recovery of Bad Debts and credit profiling of customers. He has strong competence in setting of Controls.

Jerome also does Part- time Lecturing in Management Accounting, Financial Management and Intermediate Accounting at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (School of Graduate Studies and Research) and the Fountainhead Christian College, Tema.

Jerome started his professional career with Oando Ghana as Internal Audit officer. He has been with Dominion International Petroleum since May 2012 where he rose through the ranks and championed the setting up of the Finance Department by putting workable controls in place to enhance the smooth running of the department and the company.

For your efforts in shaping the Sposa association and tremendous support you have given to your alma mater as well as your individual achievements, a place well deserving in the Spaco hall of fame is your crown. Congratulations conqueror. More “petroleum grease” to your elbow and may the good Lord bless you.

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