Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Accountant 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 - Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Senior Accountant - DFSPSA/KUTRRH/8

1. Background Information


Organization: Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital

Department: Finance
Section/Unit: None
Job Title: Senior Accountant
Reports to: Chief Finance Officer
Direct Reports: Accountant

2. Purpose of the Job

The Senior Accountant will prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job :

  • Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
  • Analyze financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances.
  • Prepare financial and tax audits.
  • Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements at KUTRRH.
  • Prepare quarterly producer commission reports, analyzing and correcting discrepancies.
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Support CFO in ensuring that intercompany cost allocations are in line with management agreements and transfer pricing policy.
  • Establish and maintain systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns
  • Work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies for the set up.
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with the operations and project teams in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures.
  • Issue project cost reports for review and approval.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    a) Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized Institution.
    b) Masters in Accounting or Finance from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage

    Minimum level of knowledge that would be regularly applied to the job:

    a) Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the
    Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    b) Hands-on experience with accounting software.

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    CPA, ACCA or related field

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Analytical skills
    c) Attention to details
    d) Accounting skills

    5. 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 similar 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 recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    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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