Financial Accountant job at CoRSU Hospital Uganda

CoRSU Hospital Uganda

Financial Accountant job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 08 November 2022

Hiring Organization: CoRSU Hospital Uganda

Job Details:

Objective of the position:
• To ensure provision of a high quality financial accounting service that supports
• effective and efficient management of the hospital financial resources, within statutory
• and regulatory guidelines.
To work within the finance team supporting accurate and timely processing of financial transactions and processes, and internal/external reporting requirements

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supporting the Head of Finance in ensuring the integrity, accuracy, and timeliness of all financial records, ensuring all income and liabilities are accurately recorded, reconciled and reviewed.
• Managing the general ledger including overseeing the monthly balance sheet, banking and subsidiary ledger reconciliations.
• Determine accounting errors due to wrong postings of income or otherwise and discrepancies and suggest necessary corrective action.
• Maintain accurate accounting income records for future references.
• Help other department in financial analysis and accounting tasks.
• Assist in accounts receivables by ensuring that all funds received including direct credits are receipted and well accounted for.
• Respond to accounting related questions and inquiries from employees, patients and suppliers.
• Ensure financial records comply with hospital policies and accounting principles.
• Perform month end closing activities such as account reconciliation, revenue accounting, debtor’s management, etc.
• Assisting in the preparation of year end statutory accounts
• Assisting with the budgeting and forecasting for the departmental budget and the consolidated hospital budget.
• Supervise the billing team and coordinate their monthly rotation arrangement.
• Review the daily cash reconciliation done by the billing team and the bank agent to ensure accuracy and completeness and that all cash received was banked intact.
• Proactively identify new initiatives mitigate loss of revenue and benefits to the hospital.
• Ensure that all grant income is properly receipted and posted in the grant liability account.
• Ensure that walk in debtor invoices are individually posted in tally and properly reconciled.
• Supervise the Finance staff maintaining petty cash and checking the petty cash ledger for accuracy and completeness.
• Keep track of expenses and incomes related to grants and prepare monthly grant reporting reports for the Miracle feet grant, VVF Fistula Foundation, and any other grant assigned.
• Review posted JVs carefully for anomalies and other inconsistencies
• Define monthly Billing team performance indicators and annual appraisals for review.
• Support the Preparation and implementation of periodic cash flow projections.
• Supervise all Cash Receipts and Mobile money payment platform.
• Ensure that Cash Receipts and Payments Journals are written up daily and balanced.
• Ensure that Daily/Monthly Reconciliations are done for Cash at Hand, at Bank, Debtors, Creditors, and other subsidiary accounts.
• Support the Credit Officer in Following- up of debtors and ensure that all debtor accounts are accurately reconciled.
• Facilitate the work of the Auditors.
Facilitates periodical stock taking

Qualification, Skills and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Commerce (Accounting option)
• ACCA/CPA qualification.
• Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Auditing and accounting.
• Member of the professional accounting body CPAU or ACCA or Level III of CPA (U)
• Training in Grants management
• Minimum of 3 years of related experience in financial accounting and audit practices.
• Thorough knowledge of MS Excel and other financial related databases such as Tally.
• The position demands precision, commitment, honesty, transparency, integrity and confidentiality
• Capacity to concentrate on the task at hand and able to enter and analyse data and at and report in a timely manner.
• Excellent writing, communication, presentation and social skills.
• Experience in working in the NGO/Not-for-Profit sector.
• Good understanding of disability.


Application procedure

Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to: The Head of Human Resource, CoRSU Hospital, P.O. 46, Kisubi, Entebbe or email to ; by CoB on Tuesday,8th November, 2022.
Eligible candidates must state their salary expectation in the application letter.
Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

Date Posted: 2022-11-06