Chioma Ogbenna Assistant manager Gaborone +267 370 7183 +267 77 150 489

Chioma is an Assistant manager in the Business process solutions. She has been with Grant Thornton for over 4 years. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a Bursar and an Accountant at Livingstone Kolobeng College (LKC).

Experience

Chioma joined LKC in 2009 as a Bursar after completing the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification. She thereafter pursued the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) qualification, and was promoted as the Accountant in charge of the preparation of accounts and supervision of 2 Accounts Assistants and Bursar. Upon completion of ACCA in 2012, she continued as the Accountant at LKC until 2014 when she joined Grant Thornton as an Executive Trainee.

Chioma’s experience includes secondment as an Accountant at BOFINET for a year, as Finance Manager at Corbett electrical for 3 months, and as Finance and Admin Manager at HATAB for over a year. She is in charge of ongoing assignments at Botlhale School and Ace Eagles Academy where her duties include payroll processing and supervision of the Accountant. She has also completed a payroll health check assignment at Botswana oil.

Sector experience

Chioma has been involved with the preparation of management accounts, finalisation of accounts for audit purpose, bank reconciliation, general ledger reconciliation and company and individual tax computation for clients from various sectors such as telecommunication, hospitality, architectural, trading etc.

Professional qualifications and memberships

Chioma is a member of ACCA and associate certified professional member of Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA). She has completed AAT and ACCA.

Community involvement

Chioma is involved in various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of Grant Thornton in Botswana, the latest being Tshwaragano Primary School adopted in line with the “Adopt a school” program.

In her personal capacity, Chioma works closely with less privileged students of Bophirima Primary School and Philip Mosotlhe Primary School. She is also a donor at Child line, and regularly buys groceries for the poor in the inner cities.

Presentations and publications

Chioma has been a member of Grant Thornton’s corporate Toastmasters club since 2016, which has facilitated development of communication and leadership skills. She has served as ‘Sergant-at-arms’ in 2017/18.

Languages spoken

English, Setswana, Igbo.

Qualifications
  • AAT
  • ACCA
  • ACPA