HMD Africa is the leading multi-brand distributor of machinery, equipment and parts in West Africa. Our comprehensive portfolio of premium brands is the industry reference. Founded in Lebanon in 1976, HMD evolved from a one stop shop for used machinery & parts to an international distribution company with a footprint in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and USA. Since the year 2000, HMD has been focused on playing an integral role in the building of West African infrastructure, where we clearly positioned ourselves as the ultimate machinery solutions partner.

Job Position: Senior Accountant

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos

Job Responsibilities

  • Under executive direction, the purpose of the position is to perform accounting and financial work according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and regulatory requirements applicable in Ghana accounting standards

Accountability & Responsibilities
Scope of Accountabilities:

  • Ensures that all accountants complete their monthly returns and submissions on time to avoid penalties.
  • Ensures that all entries, journals, prepaid, amortizations, fixed assets register have supportive documents for audit trails.

Main Responsibilities:
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Monthly journal entries for fixed assets register amortization to be posted into the P&L and ensuring its physical location for compliance
  2. Ensuring that the company is aligned on company tax on monthly basis based on the self-assessment made at the beginning of the year.
  3. Ensuring that all accruals made in the accounts are paid or reversed at the end of the final year after seeking approval.
  4. Allocate all related landed cost to every single machine or parts to ensure correct gross profit after each sales
  5. On a yearly basis review the final draft accounts with the external auditor to ensure classification and presentation of accounts conforms to Ghana accounting standard and finally make sure that the self-assessment projected at the beginning of the year is aligned for company tax purposes.
  6. On a monthly basis review the month’s accounts and ensures all transactions are captured for that month and no transaction is posted when the month is closed.
  7. Update the stock situation on a monthly basis to ensure that the physical stock counts aligns with what is in the accounts.

Key Performance Indicators

  1. Ensures all accountants reports, submit payments on a monthly basis to avoid penalties and sanctions
  2. Ensure that every posting or journal posted into the accounts has a supportive documentation and approved for audit trails.
  3. Ensures that month on months’ accounts are close before 15th of each months

Job Requirements

  • Education: B.Sc in Accounting or its equivalent.
  • Experience: 5 – 6 years of professional experience in similar role.

Technical Competencies:

  1. Strong Analytical skills and Attention to details
  2. Ability to sustain strong relationship management
  3. Good Planning, Prioritizing, & Organizing skills, with strong Follow-up.
  4. Effective Time Management with demonstrated ability to Manage tasks effectively.
  5. Strong Verbal and Written Communication skills, with ability to prepare, Presentations, and Reports.
  6. Strong computer skills (use of Microsoft Office Products, Accounting ERP (SAP)- Word, Excel, Power Point…).

Leadership Competencies:

  1. Possess personal qualities of Integrity, Respect, and Commitment to corporate mission.
  2. Excellent Interpersonal, Communication, Collaboration and Influence abilities.
  3. High energy with strong Drive for results.
  4. Creativity and Innovation, with ability to come up with new ideas and initiatives.
  5. Inclusiveness and ability to work well with different cultures and working environments.


  • Fluency in languages: English.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: serge.kozikojoukian@hmd-africa.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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