Medical Centre Financial Controller Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Medical Centre Financial Controller Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Summary:

  • To lead strategies for all financial and management accounting, capital and tax efficiency, financial risk management and control functions for the healthcare provider.

  • He/she is tasked with budgeting, administering, directing and monitoring all the healthcare provider’s financial activities.

  • The Financial Controller plays a lead role in partner and investor engagement.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with the director, COO and hospital board to create financial strategies for the healthcare provider

  • Leads the senior management team to develop financial goals and objectives for the hospital

  • Provides proactive, sound guidance regarding management of assets and investments, and financial trends within the facility

  • Works with department managers and patient care executives to implement financial plans and productivity benchmarks, and to monitor progress toward financial goals

  • Employs a system of responsible accounting, including budget and internal controls

  • Ensures timely and accurate reconciliation is done

  • Maintains effective revenue cycle processes for a strong cash flow position

  • Maximizing cash flow consistent with sound credit and collection policies

  • Lead and develop the finance and accounts team and ensure they are motivated

  • Financial reporting with detailed analysis of financial statements and variances from budget; audits of financial statements and internal controls

  • Monitors capital asset expenditures and depreciation

  • Prepares annual operating budgets as well as capital budgets and cash flow projections

  • Maintains proper banking relations

  • Vets all agreements from a financial perspective i.e credit terms, notice period, invoice submission etc.

    Specific Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance

  • A fully certified CPA/ACCA or equivalent

  • Master’s degree as an added advantage

  • Training on strategic management

  • At
    least 8 years’ experience with 4 in senior management in a similar entity

  • A track record of prudent and excellent financial management practices

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Strong communicator, able to clearly articulate financial positions to various stakeholders

  • Track record of integrity and reliability

  • Hands-on and proactive problem solver with a record of turnaround interventions

  • Able to advise and convince top management and directors on prudent course of action regarding Finance

  • Flexible, hardworking and able to withstand high pressure

  • An energetic leader

  • Able to train and develop a strong, capable finance team


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience in working with a Hospital Management Information System

  • Proven track records of people and change management

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize a demanding workload

    How to Apply

  • Please send your application including your updated CV to

  • by close of business on 17th July 2020.

  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer.

  • We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, gender, religion, nationality, physical or mental disability, age or sexual orientation.

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