Accountant

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Accountant

  • Post Date:June 20, 2024
  • Views 511
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Location: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Job Type: Contracted
Skill: Experienced

Job Summary

The Accountant is responsible for managing the hospital’s financial records and transactions.

Key responsibilities include:

Recordkeeping and Invoice Processing

  • Preparation and recording of customer invoices to insurance companies.
  • Accurately record accounts receivable transactions in the accounting system.
  • Collection, follow-up, and managing payments and insurance companies (where applicable).
  • Maintain all invoices, payment receipts, and related documentation

Budgeting

  • Work with hospital management to develop and manage budgets for various departments, initiatives, and projects within the hospital.

Financial Reporting

  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and standards.
  • Preparation of financial reports to assist with long-term financial planning and strategic decision-making to support the hospital’s objectives.
  • Generate aging reports and analyze the financial information to ensure proper financial reporting and decision-making processes.

Compliance and Controls

  • Ensure compliance with the hospital’s policies and procedures related to accounts receivables and revenue activities/transactions.
  • Assist in internal and external audits by providing supporting documentation and explanations when necessary. Implement and maintain internal controls to safeguard the hospital’s assets and prevent fraud.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements.

QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Degree in Accounting is a must.
  • Knowledge of Hospital Billing is an added advantage.
  • 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages.