Senior Accounts Clerk

at Life Hilton Private Hospital
Published May 7, 2024
Expires June 20, 2024
Location Hilton, South Africa
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

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.

Requirements

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

Competencies

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

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