Senior Accountant

Accounting Accra, Ghana


Position at Herbalife UK

Senior Accountant

Ghana - Permanent  

Herbalife Nutrition Ghana is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team in Accra on a permanent basis

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing a general bookkeeping function for Herbalife Ghana, Accounts Payable processing and preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations. In this role you will be required to perform data entry and ensure timely and accurate cash and back reconciliations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing general bookkeeping function
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable Processing and preparing monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations.
  • Work individually and part of the Treasury and Account Receivable function, ensuring a timely payment to Suppliers.
  • Required to perform data entry and ensure timely and accurate cash and bank reconciliations. (per corporate policy guidelines) for Ghana.

Minimum requirements for Skills/Education/Experience

  • Proficient with ERP system, preferably Oracle
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Excel
  • Experience of major computer system within, particularly accounts payable
  • Balancing of accounts payable control accounts
  • Good English language skills (verbally and written)
  • Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities with minimum supervision
  • Ability to keep information confidential
  • Ability to organise and prioritise day to day workload
  • Ability to interact at all levels with sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Ability to function as an effective team member
  • Willingness to work extended hours
  • Ability to adapt as the organisation evolves
  • Customer focused individual


  • Completion of Employee Advance Reconciliation and Debit Card Reconciliation
  • Completion of Supplier and Intercompany reconciliations on a regular and frequent basis.
  • Preparation of the monthly prepayment and accrual schedule.
  • Ensure all areas of work comply with the relevant SOX rules and Provide back-up coverage for other members of the accounting team.
  • Analysis of realized and unrealized Forex from Intercompany transactions
  • Capturing of Inventory Invoices received.


  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, Economic, or Business
  • 3-5 years Accounting and Finance experience
  • Oracle user Experience
  • Advanced spreadsheet and modeling skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good project-, time management skills and the ability to work towards tight deadlines

 Who are we:

Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated independent Members in more than 90 countries. Herbalife is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with more than 9,500 employees and millions of customers. The company reported net sales of $5.5 billion in 2020. 

Our company offers a culture focused on your career to help you expand your talents and a chance to change lives:

For 40 years, we've known that good nutrition leads to a better life. If you're ready to help us on our mission for nutrition, we want to hear from you today.