Senior Accounts Clerk

at Life Hilton Private Hospital
Location Hilton, South Africa
Date Posted January 30, 2022
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-Time



A vacancy exists for a Senior Accounts Clerk, based at Life Hilton Hospital, reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager . The successful candidate will be responsible for capturing of data and financial information and performing specific general ledger recon’s to specific areas of the financial processes in the financial accounting of Life Healthcare.


Critical Outputs

Preparing and capturing of requisitions, orders and payments on SAP.

Facilitating the procurement cycle.

Managing the 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)

Assisting the Admin manager with ad-hoc tasks.

Assisting the accounting hub with the 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

Manage the Accounts receivable sub-system.

Prepare accurate and complete accruals at month end.

Assist the Finance 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.



Degree in accounting or equivalent

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

Deadline driven




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Drive & energy

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


Interested candidates can send their CV