Augustus is the managing practitioner of Augustus Prom – Chartered Certified Accountants & Management Consultants. He established the firm in 1984 providing services of accounting, auditing, taxation and business advisory services. The firm has grown from a small enterprise to a one of the leading service providers in the Gambia continuing to render such services and increasing its portfolio.
Prior to establishing the firm, he was with the Accountant General’s Department in the Ministry of Finance, Banjul as Senior Accountant with responsibilities of analytical review of budget proposals from departments and ministries and the controlling of the budget estimates of the Finance Department. He then joined the National Investment Board (NIB) of the Gambia as a Financial Analyst and rose to the level of Financial Controller with the Board (NIB) before leaving in 1984 to practise as an accountant. He was responsible for the management of the financial portfolio of the Board.
He was also the past president of the Gambia Association of Accountants (GAA) from 1995 to 1999 and has served as a council member of The Association of Accounting Bodies of West African (AABWA) 1994 to 1999. He is a Fellow (FCCA) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA).
He was a Member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of The Gambia from 1994 to 1998. Mr. Prom also served as a Subject Matter Specialist of the Joint Public Accounts Committee and Public Enterprise Committee (PAC/PEC) of The National Assembly of the Gambia, from 2007 to 2012.