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Hospital Accountant

Spring Personnel
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The job holder will be responsible for providing financial information and support to the management by compiling and analyzing financial information including monthly and annual accounts and also ensuring financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports and Substantiating financial transactions by auditing documents.
Required qualifications, attributes and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting or relevant qualifications
  • CPA qualifications
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a busy Hospital
  • Previous training experience in accounts including use of Excel accounts software such as QuickBooks, Sage, ERPs.
  • Experience in a hospital setting is an added advantage, especially in the claims department.

Responsibilities

  • Perform general accounting duties including Preparing monthly accounts statements, monthly bank reconciliations, payroll processing, processing payments for suppliers, consultants (Trainers, others), bills and updating the accounting system.
  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • supervise timely and correct processing of claims to ensuring cost containment and adherence to the hospitals policies while attending to all activities of the claims department in the processing of insurance claims to achieve prompt, efficient, equitable and accurate processing and settlement including but not limited to ensuring that claims notified are covered in terms of the Policy issued and that they are registered promptly, enter new claims on the hospital computer system Management Information System (MIS), in a timely manner.
  • Analyze claims supporting documents to establish liability, communicate with intermediaries and direct clients to obtain information necessary for processing of claims.
  • Liaise with the underwriters, beneficiaries, departments and subsidiary offices to facilitate claims processing.
  • Oversee debtors and creditors and ensure the reconciliation of their balances.
  • Confirm supplier invoices entered in system Knowledge
  • Processing and submissions of all statutory returns including as PAYE, VAT, NHIF, Withholding Tax and all others that may be required from time to time.
  • Maintain cheque payment summary and petty cash.
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the hospital management from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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