A private hospital in the greater Pietermaritzburg area is looking for a Financial AccountantREQUIREMENTSEducation & experience A valid Grade 12 or Matric Equivalent Certificate with Accounting and / or Mathematics as a subject.
A completed Bachelors Degree in Accounting.Computer literacy (Microsoft Applications and Pastel).Must have at least 3 years experience as a financial accountant in a hospital environmentMust have management experienceTasks will include but is not limited to the following : The incumbent will be responsible for managing the entire bookkeeping operation and assume responsibility for this function and will ensure that all deadlines are achieved.
Must have taken the GL to management accounts level.Oversee the creditors and debtors functions.Oversee Purchasing function.
Reporting directly to the Financial Controller.Ensuring that all required statutory returns and payments are performed timeously.
Do monthly balance sheet reconciliations and resolve reconciling items.Maintain the fixed asset register.Process intercompany transactions and balance intercompany loan accounts.
COMPETENCIES REQUIRED : Demonstrate high integrityStrong business and commercial acumen.Leadership and people-development skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.Be punctual and reliable.Be at all times neat and tidy in dress code.Be able to work as part of a team and to assist where necessary.
Ability to maintain excellent standards and service levels.Willing to work flexible hours if and when needed.
Maintaining standardsAdherence to Hospital Policy & Procedures.
Ensuring adherence to all relevant statutes, statutory bodies, rules and regulations, disciplinary code, and staff employee manuals.
Salary is negotiable up to R 30 000 per month plus benefits.
Please apply with CV in MS Word only, stating current salary and availability.