James O. Coker, MBA, FCCA, FCA, FCIT, MNIM
Chartered Certified Accountant & Management Consultant
James specialises in audit and accounts training, audit quality control visits, and disclosure issues.
He has a keen eye for the technical issues that will impact on the general practitioner. This has been gained from many years of practising in this area and means he is well placed to advice on how general practitioners can sensibly implement changes in the field of accounting and auditing standards. His training focuses on what people need to know in their working lives.
After gaining his ACCA qualification from Gwent College of Higher Education in Walesa and Emil Woolf College of Accountancy, London United Kingdom 1985. He trained with N Harris & Co Chartered Accountants, Rothschild & Co Chartered Certified Accountants & Coleman Gee & Co Chartered Certified Accountant; all based in London.
James had an MBA from London South Bank University 1993, and later embarked on teaching Accounts and Management Accounts in colleges across London before setting up Coker Isah & Co. in 1995.
Over the years, James has been actively involved in promoting the Accountancy Profession in various ways: these include, inter alia:
Organising and preparing students for ICAN examinations in the UK from 1995 to 2012; acting as Chief Exams Invigilator and ICAN representative in the UK since .1995 to date.. He acted as Institute of Stock Broker examination maker for five years, and because of the firmís quality services, it was bastioned ACCA Approved training centre in 2002 and Quality checked status in 2007
James is a founding member, who later became the secretary and eventually chairman of ICAN UK district for 4 years, and he is also the patron of ICAN UK District Society since 2003 and Vice Chair of the committee of past chairs and patrons
James contribution to ICAN UK District and Accountancy in general was recognised by the Trumpet Newspaper in 2006 Gathering of Africa Best Awards for extraordinary services in the field of Accountancy
James received the Merit Award by ICAN, UK District Society in 2009 and the Merit Award by ICAN, Nigeria in April 2013.