Fountain Healthcare Hospital Senior Accountant Job in Eldoret, Kenya
The Senior Accountant, under supervision of Finance Manager of FHC Eldoret, will be responsible for the Accounting and Financial Management of FHC Eldoret; including forecasting, budgeting and actual expenditure monitoring.
He/she will be expected to design, prepare, and present detailed budgets, analysis of expenditure trends, burn rates, variance analysis and recommended solutions.Assist FM in timely preparation of Financial Reports to the management, Executive committee
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate shall-
Keep proper and timely records of all the company transactions into the financial system
Review subordinates work ensuring that accounting records are accurate and adhere to IFRs
Review the general ledgers for accuracy and completeness ensuring all journal entries are passed Assist FM in timely preparation of Financial
Reports to the management, Executive committee
To ensure proper record keeping in accordance to GAAPS and IFRS and safeguard company assets
Ensure internal control systems are followed inter alia proper approvals, checking subsidiary ledgers and reconciling them to control accounts
Prepare & ensure submission of statutory returns on time and reconcile them to control accounts
Maintain a proper fixed assets register and lead the effort to integrate it to the general ledger
Maintain inter-company transactions and balances agreement
Prepare monthly management reports and annual financial statements
Adhere to company policies and country laws/regulations and deadlines
Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits
Ensure proper use of resources & control costs
Ensure prompt invoicing & payment by customers
Ensure payment to suppliers according to agreed terms
Assist in developing financial and accounting policies, standard operation procedures and guidelines Assist in preparing cash flow forecasts & annual budgets
Analyze and monitors financial data, trends, and indicators. This review and analysis should be both on a standard, ongoing basis as well as on request.
Assess financial impact of proposed services and programs and monitors financial cost/benefit of existing programs and services
Assist in ensuring departmental compliance with established statutory rules and regulations
Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of subordinate accountants and clerical personnel; trains and evaluates personnel
Provide leadership to the subordinate staff in the finance department.
Degree in Finance or Accounting or Commerce
Must be a CPA (K)/ACCA and registered member of ICPAK
5 years progressive experience out of which 2+ years are in a similar position
Proficiency in generally used accounting systems e.g. QuickBooks, Sage Pastel, ERPs
High level of integrity and honesty
Analytical skills with good knowledge of spreadsheets, demonstrated ability in analyzing financial documents, projections, expenditures and accruals.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, multi-tasking and proven ability to prioritize to meet timelines
Team player and results-orientation
How to Apply
All applications should have the following documents:
Certificates and other testimonials
Please send your applications to email@example.com or hand deliver to Fountain healthcare, Off Uganda Road next to Lions School on or before 17th August 2018.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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