Kenyatta University Hospital - Accountants Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Accountants Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Accountants Jobs in Kenya

Accountant - DFSPA/KUTRRH/9

1. Background Information

Organization: Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital

Department: Finance
Section/Unit: Finance & Accounting
Job Title: Accountant
Reports to: Senior Accountant

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Accountant job exists to prepare, analyze,
and review transactions, financial data, and continuously report any data and financial information that facilitate decision making at the KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job

  • Perform financial calculations to support financial transactions.
  • Assist in ensuring departmental compliance with established policies and other regulatory standards.
  • Participate in performance improvement.
  • Prepare statistical reports and create standard and ad hoc reports for Chief Finance Officer and other departments as requested.
  • Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze data and information in the hospital.
    Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes in collaboration with the finance unit of the hospital.
  • Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers in the hospital.
  • Compile statistical, financial, accounting, or auditing reports and tables
    pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses in the hospital.
  • Code financial documents and files according to financial policies and procedures of the hospital.
  • Reconcile, note and report, if any, accounting discrepancies found in records of the hospital.
  • Access computerized financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts in the hospital.
  • Match order forms with invoices, and payments and record the necessary information in the hospital.
  • Compare computer printouts to manually maintained journals to determine if they match or not in the hospital.
  • Perform financial calculations, such as amounts due, interest charges, balances, discounts, equity, and principal
    and report the same in the hospital.
  • Calculate costs of materials, overhead, and other expenses, based on estimates, quotations and price lists in the hospital.
  • Compile budget data and documents, based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets and report the same in the hospital.
  • Prepare and disseminate financial report appropriately making the recommendations to the respective stakeholders in the hospital

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelor of Commerce or related field from a recognized Institution.

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Knowledge of Accounting information systems
    b) Demonstrate excellent analysis skills
    c) Demonstrate excellent reporting skills
    d) Knowledge of relevant accounting principles
    e) Computer Literate

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:


    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Team player
    c) Organizational skills
    d) Detail oriented
    e) Observation skills
    f) Analytical skills
    g) Ability to work under pressure

    4. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least five year’s working experience as an accountant in a reputable organization.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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