Balla Camara is ADEPT’s Finance Manager. He is currently in charge of preparation of the budget, payment management, compliance and financial reporting at ADEPT.
Balla is from a Malian, Guyanese French nationality. He has been meeting the accounting needs of organisations in the private and public sector and has over 10 years experience within the international NGO sector.
Balla maintained sales, purchase ledger, UK payroll and payment to tax authorities at Oxfam international. He was also in charge of monitoring implementation of grants to ensure sound financial management, as well as compliance with donor requirements at Forest Peoples Programme.
Balla regularly travelled overseas to deliver financial training to partners’ organisations and proceed to internal audit. He learned the importance of visiting program offices and partners to get a deeper understanding of activities for a better interdepartmental collaboration. Balla is an ACCA part qualified accountant who has lived in the UK for over 15 years.