Accountant

  • Job Type: Full – time
  • Location: Ruiru.
  • Job Vacancy: Accountant

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.

S/he will be responsible for managing and overseeing the procurement department to ensure procurement procedures are followed.

Job Description.

  • Perform general Accounting duties including Preparing monthly accounts statements, monthly bank reconciliations, 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.
  • Oversee debtors and creditors and ensure the reconciliation of their balances.
  • Confirm supplier invoices entered in system Knowledge.
  • 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.
  • Procurement of goods and services including pre-qualification of suppliers.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned by the hospital management from time to time.
  • Any other duty assigned by the Line manager or senior management staff.

Minimum Qualifications.

  • CPA 1 & 2 qualifications.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a busy institution.
  • 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

Key competency.

  • Must be able to deliver under strict deadlines and handle pressure effectively.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • High integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Time management skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to work during odd hours and on weekends/holidays.
  • Committed to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Having worked in a hospital set up is an added advantage.

Eligible candidates are requested to email their application letters, CV and copy of their certificates to: recruitment@plainsviewhospital.com on or before Sunday 18th January 2020.  Please indicate the position you are interested in on the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Plainsview Nursing Home is an equal opportunity employer.

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