Senior Accounts Clerk

Life Hilton Private Hospital
Senior Accounts Clerk

A vacancy exists for a Senior Accounts Clerk position reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager.  The incumbent will be responsible for capturing of data and financial information and performing specific general ledger recons to specific areas of the financial processes in the financial accounting of Life Healthcare.

Critical Outputs
  • Preparing and capturing requisitions, orders and payments on SAP.
  • Facilitating the procurement cycle.
  • Managing allocated creditors. Reconciling, processing, and liaising with creditors and hospital staff on a daily basis regarding queries on creditors.
  • Coding and allocation of payments and receipts in the cashbook.
  • Assisting the Finance & Admin Manager with ad-hoc tasks.
  • Clearing of bank and debtors reconciling items.
  • Resolving creditors and debtors account queries.
  • Maintaining a filing system for creditors.
  • Updating and management of the contracts register.
  • Assisting in reviewing and establishing adequate internal controls.
  • Managing the Accounts receivable sub-system.
  • Preparing accurate and complete accruals at month end.
  • Assist the Finance & Admin Manager with month-end, and Capital Expenditure Reporting.
  • General admin duties, e.g. filing, taking of minutes, etc.
  • Liaising with the national credit control department with regard to daily banking and bank transfer payments.
  • Handling of petty cash.
  • Constantly striving to improve working methods to improve standardisation and efficiencies.
  • BComm Accounting Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • At least 2years relevant experience and technical skills to meet the critical outputs.
  • SAP knowledge is essential.
  • Financial process understanding up to trial balance.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to perform balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Working well under pressure
  • Attention to details regarding recons.
  • Understanding the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Deadline Driven
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Drive & energy.
  • Excellence orientation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Attention to detail.
  • Deadline driven
Closing date
Monday, May 13, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.



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