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Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya (80K) - Hospital

Hospital Accountant 


Salary: Shs 80K

Our client in the health sector is seeking to recruit Accountant to join their team. 

He/she will ensure effective handling of Payments and periodic reporting in compliance with the hospitals’ finance policy and containment of operational risk.

Key Performance Areas (KPAs)

Creditors Focus

  • Responsible for ensuring that suppliers / doctors are handled in a professional manner, the information provided is correct and suppliers / doctors are correctly referred.
  • Confer with other departments to aid in resolving creditors balance problems.
  • Supplier/doctor’s relationship management to ensure there is continued Sales Focus

Supplier / Doctors Management
  • Evaluation of creditors accounts, with reference to risk factors.
  • Ensure all applicable documentation for creditors are received from other service departments.
  • Ensure that documents for payments are completed correctly with the required authorization and signatures.
  • Preparing reports and standard statements / Ensure that monthly ageing reports are submitted to respective stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that creditor’s contracts are complete and legally correct.
  • Review and update creditors ageing report and creditors general ledger.
  • Ensuring that difference between source documents and the System are corrected and the adjustments are filed.
  • Enforce payment policies, payment lines, procedures and standards in conjunction with senior managers.
  • Achieving finance assessment targets / audit.
  • Collect all due claims
  • Compute payment schedules as per agreed timelines.
  • Prepare and pass Monthly, quarterly, Midyear Journals in the general ledger as per advice.
Core Competencies:
  • Creditors focus
  • Delivering Results and meeting creditors expectations
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Assertive
  • Interpersonal Sensitivity
  • Problem Solving and Analytic
  • Insight/understanding
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Friendliness
  • Quality conscious
  • Communicating orally/written
  • Teamwork
  • Reliability
  • Resilience
  • 3 to 4 years general payables and reconciliation experience in a busy hospital
  • Knowledge of payments and reporting principles
  • Computer literacy essential (Word, Excel)
  • Good Leadership skills
  • Bachelor Degree (Finance/Accounts Major).
  • CPA/ACA part 2
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating financial information.
  • Passion to work with numbers
Kindly send your application letter and CV to clearly indicating ‘Hospital Accountant’ on the subject line. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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