Friday, 22 January 2010

Senior Financial Accountant Job: Mater Hospital

The Mater Hospital is one of the leading Hospitals in East and Central Africa.

In order to further reinforce its human capital, the Hospital seeks to fill the position of Senior Financial Accountant

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this position is charged with the responsibility of coordinating activities within Financial Accounting to ensure that relevant and accurate information useful for decision-making is provided at all times.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and respond to queries raised on departmental accounts
• Preparation of Final Accounts of the Hospital and Mater Heart Fund.
• Review of weekly Cashflow forecasts.
• Review of remittance advises and payment vouchers
• Approval and Posting of manual Journal vouchers
• Plans and supervises regular stock takes including surprise stock counts
• Ensure proper maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register and review the Fixed Assets Schedule
• Formulates procedures and good practices for the management of all stock functions
• Supervision of staff in financial accounting
• Carries out performance appraisal of all accounts assistants in financial accounting section
Minimum Qualifications/ Competencies/Experience/Personal Attributes
• Bachelor of Commerce, or its equivalent from a recognized university
• Qualified Accountant with CPAK or its equivalent
• Good understanding of financial accounting including best accounting practices
• A minimum of 3 years working experience as a Financial Accountant in a large institution.
• Excellent analytical and report writing skills
• Proven record of strong financial reporting
• Proficiency in advanced MS Office and accounting packages
• Good Interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent time Management skills
• High level of Integrity and accuracy
Interested candidates should send detailed CV and cover letter indicating their current and expected salary to the following address to reach us by 5th February 2010.

Only short listed candidates shall be notified.

Head of Human Resource
The Mater Hospital
P.O. Box 30325, 00100

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