Finance Manager Job in Kenya

Reporting
to the Finance Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for
managing the finance department and ensure implementation of sound accounting,
budgeting and financial control policies, systems and procedures in line with
International Accounting Standards and the hospital’s objectives. The position
will also be responsible for the financial and accounting oversight at Tenwek
Hospital College.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Coordinate preparation of accurate and
up-to date financial and management accounting information in order to
facilitate decision making;

Establish and continuously update
internal control systems and procedures to ensure prudent use of financial
resources; 3.Coordinate the budget preparation process or the hospital and
prepare the related special revisions in a timely manner; 4.Develop, implement
and monitor effective systems of monitoring performance against budget
including key financial performance indicators;

Assist budget holders with preparation
of business plans and capital investment appraisals;


Ensure timely monthly reconciliation
of budget adjustments to the agreed expenditure plan;

Review and benchmark operational costs
and capital expenditure with the industry standards to ensure they remain
within acceptable limits;

Ensure maintenance of an up- to-date
assets register;

Facilitate training sessions for
central finance staff members and develop non-finance managers with appropriate
knowledge for financial decision making;

Analyze and report significant budget
variances and to identify possible remedial actions in consultation with
divisional accountants;

Prepare divisional and corporate
forecasts for income and expenditure on monthly, quarterly and annual basis;
12.Prepare and submit periodic statements, reports and reconciliations together
with appropriate interpretation and recommendations for the Management Team
within agreed timelines;

Ensure effective treasury management
including the hospital’s bank accounts, loans and other financial instruments;
14.Maintain robust cash handling and banking procedures;

Ensure that closing stocks in
financial statements can be tied up to physical stocks and differences are
investigated promptly and resolved;

Provide advisory services on building
the investment portfolio of the Hospital;

Ensure full integration of all
Hospital Management Information Systems (HMIS) financial transactions;

Identify, deploy and motivate the
finance team including performance appraisal, identification of training needs,
mentorship and coaching as well as leave and absence management in line with
the hospital’s people agenda; and 19.Any other responsibilities that may be
assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Business
Administration, Economics, Finance or other business related fields from a
recognized institution.

Must be a qualified accountant with
relevant professional qualifications such as Certified Public Accountant
(CPA-K) or ACCA.Minimum of 8 years accounting experience with 5 years at
management level. Experience in healthcare sector will be an added advantage.

Core Competencies

Excellent understanding of
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Excellent grasp of Financial and
Management Accounting; Taxation and relevant legislation.

Knowledge of accounting principles and
practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of
financial data.

Preparation of Financial Statements.

Knowledge of regulatory requirements
and regulations related to the health care sector.

Sound knowledge of macroeconomic and
microeconomic environment.

Working knowledge of financial
information management systems

Demonstrated ability to engage and
influence senior level leaders regarding key business priorities, issues and
initiatives.

Communication skills including
presentation and facilitation skills.

Must be a born again and committed
Christian with evidence of maturity in faith.

How To Apply

If you are interested in any of these
challenging opportunities, send your application letter with a detailed CV and
Statement of Faith* addressed to:

The Human Resources & Administration
Director Tenwek Hospital

P.O. Box 39 – 20400
BOMET

Applications should be sent directly
through recruit@tenwekhosp.org by 2nd February 2024 with the position being applied for as
subject line.

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