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Accountant

at Lakeview Hospital
Location Benoni, South Africa
Date Posted May 16, 2019
Category Accounting Jobs in South Africa
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency ZAR

Description

 

ROLE SUMMARY

 

The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Financial Manager in performing general Accounting

function, so as to enhance and report on organisational financial performance.

KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Overseeing finance functions

 Asset Management - Ensure asset management is in line with the relevant policies and procedures

 Accounts Receivable Management - Ensure accounts receivable management is in line with the relevant

policies and procedures

 Accounts Payable Management - Ensure accounts payable management is in line with the relevant

policies and procedures

 Cash Management - Ensure cash management is in line with the relevant policies and procedures

Financial Management – preparation and general ledger maintenance

 Balance Sheet recons – Ensure all GL’s are in balance and cleared prior to monthly reporting & prepare

recons for review with all supporting documentation

 Follow up on the monthly reconciling items on the reconciliations and ensuring that they are cleared

timeously

 Ensure Payroll entries and Loans are processed accurately and in line with the Reports

 Ensure that the Intercompany Loan accounts balance at each month-end and that any reconciling items

are cleared timeously monthly

 Prepare a monthly detailed analysis of the expense accounts that are separately reported on the tax

pack (e.g. consulting fees, legal fees, repairs and maintenance, etc.)

 Journals - capture journals accurately to the correct GL accounts and cost centres for review and

reallocation of expenses to correct cost centres

 Hospital VAT submission - prepare VAT201 recon and consolidation for review by FM

 Prepare monthly Top 25 Asset verification list

Financial management – reviews

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 Daily banking - Daily confirming bank deposited reflects on the bank statement

 Inventory counts - Monthly the last day of the month all hospital store inventory items need to be

counted and the accountant need to review the count

 My Market approvals - Sign off day end batches and ensure Tax invoice CSA/VAT compliance

 Debtors Journal sign off - Sign off debtors batches and reconciliation to month end reports

 Pre-numbered stationary - Ensure proper register is kept and maintained for pre-numbered stationary

including monthly sign off

Financial Management – deadlines

 Cash up Pharmacy and Hospital - At least once a month cash up for pharmacy and hospital needs to be

done by the accountant

 Direct deposit receipting - on a daily basis request a print out of the bank statement and write out

receipts to patients for payment received through the bank, request patient allocation from credit

control or allocate to 'unallocated'

 Clear unallocated receipts - On a daily basis follow up 'unallocated' monies with the bank and liaise with

credit control

 Float counting weekly and monthly - Weekly and monthly the hospital reception, pharmacy and petty

cash floats have to be counted as spot checks

 Clear clearing accounts - clear all customer payments to GL

 Petty cash replenishment - Monthly at month end and when petty cash float is needed should all

documentation be prepared for replenishment

 Compile invoices for people requesting copy of patient files - Open a vendor and create an invoice

Financial Management – reporting

 Preparation of reporting pack 1 day before submission deadline as per Hospital Division time table

 CSA - Monthly completing, review, auditing and compliance in line with the Finance CSAs

 Monthly Hospital Executive Summary - Assist FM with reporting calculations and queries for reporting

preparations

 Medical waste – Review of waste recon

 Doctors lease schedule - Monthly the day after finpack submission should lease schedule be complete

 Cost analysis - Investigate cost and report on reasons with possible solutions

 Capex report/reconciliation/maintenance and management

 Monthly cost centre report - Prepare monthly cost centre report for review

 Ensure that the relevant financial and non-financial information is supplied to the relevant hospital

departments in accordance with agreed timetables

 Ensure that the Tax pack & IT14SD have been prepared for review by the HFM and to submit to Group

Tax by required deadlines

 Ensure that the year-end disclosures for the Head Office cost centres have been prepared and submitted

to the HFM for consolidation

 Attend departmental management meetings and report on financial matters as and when required.

SKILLS PROFILE

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EDUCATION

 Completed relevant 3 year BCom/ degree or diploma or equivalent NQF level 6 qualification essential.

WORK EXPERIENCE

 A minimum of 3 years working experience in financial management or auditing, preferable in a Hospital

environment.

 Previous Management experience essential.

KNOWLEDGE

 Computer Literacy – Excel advance

 Accounting policies and procedures

 SAP experience will be advantageous

MANAGERIAL SKILLS

Coaching Others* The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to

facilitate personal development through coaching.

Leading and Managing Change* The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide

leadership in times of uncertainty.

Performance Development* The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team

to achieve set objectives.