Accounts Clerk

at Life Brenthurst Hospital
Published July 2, 2024
Expires July 30, 2024
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full-Time  


A permanent position exists for an Accounts Clerk, based at Life Brenthurst Hospital, reporting to the Finance and Admin Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the 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
Perform reconciliations (including balance sheet) for specific processes:
Clearing of GRIR/ blocked invoice reports
Opened Purchase Order Report
Sundry Debtors reconciliation
Doctor loans / rental
Agency reconciliation
Impilo reconciliation
Monthly Petty cash submission
Capex WiP reconciliations
Debtors and creditors ledgers and sub systems
Ad hoc reconciliation (Agency)
Perform and assist in the banking for the hospital
Review and perform daily cashbook uploads ensuring compliance with cash and banking procedures
Assisting in ad hoc banking requests at the reception area/ pharmacy
Assisting the credit control clerk with banking and related ad hoc patient/ doctors / pharmacy allocations
IMEDs/ IMPLIO Bank reconciliation
Handling of hospital Petty cash (Finance and Pharmacy)
Liaising with NCR with banking queries
Performing month end processes and assist in capturing of data
Performing month end and year end close journals
Review of income and expenses for the month and provide feedback
Extraction of financial reports for review for month end
Submission of accurate financial reconciliations and supporting schedules


An Accounting Degree/ Diploma is essential for this position
Financial process understanding up to trial balance and the ability to perform balance sheet reconciliations
Proficient in MS Office/ Excel – non - negotiable
Relevant and pervious experience in a Finance Department - Fundamental accounting knowledge
Relevant SAP experience (accounting functions) - added advantage
Ability to execute tasks efficiently and timeously
A person who is results orientated, pays attention to detail, has excellent interpersonal as well as communication skills is needed. Customer focus, a commitment towards continuous improvement, the ability to work independently and the management of time is required


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Ethical behavior
Building relationships

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