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Chief Accountant at Health+Solve Limited

Chief Accountant at Health+Solve Limited

Chief Accountant at Health+Solve Limited. Our client, a 137 bed specialist Hospital and Medic-care Centre located in Otukpo, Benue State is currently recruiting for qualified, motivated and experienced professionals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Accountant

Location: Benue

Job Summary

  • The Chief Accountant will provide financial & accounting services to the Organization in accordance to accepted financial regulations and accounting principles
  • The role is also responsible for ensuring the financial records of the Company are accurate and properly maintained and regular/periodic reports & returns prepared and submitted to the Chief Medical Director and the Board of Directors.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage financial systems, policies & processes in line with the Organization’s overall Vision, Mission and strategic objectives.
  • Enforce financial strategies and regulations across the Organization.
  • Provide strategic analysis and support the Chief Medical Director and Head, Business Operations in strategic planning & decision making for the Organization.
  • Management and co-ordination of daily operations of the Accounts Department to support the achievement of overall departmental goals and objectives.

Funds Management:

  • Monitor the working capital of the Company by efficient liquidity management.
  • Participate in the negotiation and review of financing and investment terms, provide relevant inputs/recommendations to Executive Management and maintain relationships with investors and lenders on behalf of the Company.
  • Monthly management and review of Company’s receivables.
  • Supervise the preparation of weekly bank statement reconciliations before agreed cut-off date, clearing up any discrepancies with other accounts documents especially cash books.
  • Daily payment initiation of all previously approved and processed bills and invoices within agreed timeframe(s).
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Budgeting & Reporting:

  • Collate, prepare and interpret reports, budgets, accounts and financial statements within the required time periods and in accordance with International financial reporting standards.
  • Control income, cash flow and expenditure; prepare the cash flow forecast for the Company.
  • Prepare & submit requisite reports e.g. financial statements to stakeholders and Board members within agreed time-frame(s).
  • Answer/report to all audit queries and inquiries.

People Management:

  • Provide appropriate coordination, delegation, coaching and support to the Department’s personnel to ensure efficient service delivery.
  • Work with HR to implement measures for skill improvement of team members in the Department.
  • Prepare and effect all approved staff payments as and when due. Miscellaneous:
  • Keep abreast of new regulations or policies which may affect Company cash flows or financial activities, communicating same promptly to Executive Management as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned as by the Chief Medical Director or the Board of Directors.

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution.
  • Post Graduate Studies An MBA or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or related discipline is preferred.

Previous Experience:

  • Professional qualification such as ACCA, CFA or similar qualification will be considered a plus. Prior knowledge and experience in the medical field is a definite advantage
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a financial management supervisory role A solid understanding of financial reporting & accounting principles, organization, planning, records management and general administration
  • Working knowledge of statutory financial compliance legislation and regulations Proficient in Microsoft Office, the internet and different accounting packages like QuickBooks, Sage etc.

Personal Attributes & Physical Demands

  • The role holder must possess a high level of integrity
  • Self-Motivated
  • IT savvy with excellent numerical skills
  • An Analytical mindset, coupled with a strong business acumen
  • Planning & Organizing skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal, oral & verbal communication skills
  • Highly developed negotiation skills
  • Must be responsible, responsive, flexible and accountable
  • Should have the capacity to build an effective Team and be a mentor, coach & role model for team members
  • Expected to observe safety measures as outlined in the Organization’s Safety Policy Manual
  • Must be able to multi-task and work under pressure to meet requisite deadlines

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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