Finance and Administration Manager

Life Gaborone Private Hospital
Finance and Administration Manager

A vacancy exists for a Finance and Administration Manager at Life Gaborone Hospital reporting to the Hospital Manager, Mpho Gabonewe. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall financial management of the business in line with accounting standards and within corporate governance protocols in support of Life Healthcare objectives and strategy.

Critical Outputs

Effective people management

  • Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of Life values, operating model and strategy.

  • Actively sponsor Life initiatives and projects as it relates to hospital.

  • Actively participate in Hospital MANCO meetings, Credit and Patient Services meetings and forums

  • Actively lead and manage finance & administration and HOD feedback meetings and ensure participation from all parties to achieve strategic objectives

  • Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to Life people policies and practices. Accurate financial reporting & analysis

  • Responsibility for managing people and processes to adhere to reporting deadlines

  • Support to Hospital, Nursing and Pharmacy Manager with regard to financial analysis and reporting

Effective budgeting 

  • Participate in hospital strategic planning to identify capex projects, developing financial models for proposed plans with local management and enabling functions and assist hospital manager in developing motivations for capex projects

  • Prepare variance to budget as compared to prior year analysis, report on hospital performance, identify problem areas and take remedial action with staff and enabling functions as required

  • Develop operating budget, ensure final budget presented matches approved parameters, ensure sign off of budget by management and communicate approved budget to all units

  • Ensure final working capital budget presented reflects the requirements of the operating budget, ensure sign off by management and communicate approved budget to all units

  • Administration of minority companies i.e. preparation of board meetings, checking board packs, liaising with company secretariat etc.

  • Prepare annual review checklists and manage the internal control environment within the hospital Effective patient services management

  • Ensure all credit management targets are met (i.e. internal and external debtors’ days, etc.)

  • Manage and minimise risk and achieve LHC targets regarding rejections, bad debts, case management write offs and reimbursement codes

  • Oversee pre-admission trends with relevant manager and manage appropriately

  • Identify problems and take remedial actions with relevant stakeholders

  • Effective governance and risk management

  • Manage compliance to the executive constraints per corporate governance, report deviations and take action where necessary

  • Manage data integrity and compliance to LHC protocols

Effective quality management and customer relations

  • Achieve and improve quality metrics, continuously monitor and measure processes to maintain and actively promote LHC quality drive

  • Develop and maintain relationships with various internal and external stakeholders, conduct feedback surveys in order to monitor relationships and service levels, identify trends and implement remedial actions

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant degree with completed articles, ACCA, CA (SA) would be an advantage

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience and/or insight into hospital operations/industry knowledge

  • SAP and Advanced Excel / MS Office Skills

  • 3 – 5 years’ managerial experience

  • Ability to interact and present information at senior level management required

  • Problem-solving and analysis

  • Engaging diversity

  • Verbal & written communication and presentation

  • Influencing

  • Excellence orientation

  • Drive & energy

  • Building relationships

  • Customer responsiveness

  • Organisational awareness

  • Leading by example

  • Motivating and developing people

  • Resilience

  • Ethical behaviour

0866 829 411
Closing date
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.


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