2 Sep 2014

Chief Accountant Jjob Vacancy

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who are passionate about excellence and are therefore committed to continual improvement.

Patient focused and possessing solid work ethic, the ideal candidates will be team players with the ability to add value to both clinical and non-clinical practice.

Chief Accountant
Ref: HRD/CA/08/14

Reporting to the Finance Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Central Accounts function of the Hospital.

Specific duties include:-

  • Providing accurate and timely management accounting reports and business performance data.
  • Coordinating the preparation of accurate and up-to date financial and management accounting information to facilitate decision making.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective internal control systems and procedures.
  • Maintaining robust cash handling and banking procedures.
  • Designing and implementing effective systems of monitoring performance against budget.
  • Identifying significant budget variances and possible remedial action.
  • Producing divisional and corporate forecasts for income and expenditure on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Providing relevant and timely monthly statements, reports and reconciliations together with appropriate interpretation and advice for the Senior Management Team.
  • Ensuring effective cash flow and treasury management.
  • Liaising with the external auditors and managing the annual audit process.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in accounting or its equivalent.
  • CPA(K) or ACCA.
  • Seven (7) years progressive working experience with at least three (3) at a senior level.
  • Expert knowledge of accounting, auditing and financial and management reporting.
  • Proficient in accounting software applications and use of ERP.
  • Experience in auditing would be an added advantage.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Results and detail oriented.

How to Apply
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference and include your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to:

The Human Resources Manager
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026
Nairobi – 00100


To be received not later than Monday 15th September 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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