Accountant Credit Control

CoRSU Hospital Uganda

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Healthcare USh Confidential
3 weeks ago

Job Summary

Participate in creating procedures and policies that ensure timely payments while maintaining a high level of customer retention

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Credit Control.
• Participate in creating procedures and policies that ensure timely payments while maintaining a high level of customer retention
• Reconciling partner and insurance accounts aiming at accuracy and completeness and to ensure that complex situations are escalated to the attention of the Head of Finance.
• Monitoring debtor balances to ensure a reduction in debtors is ascertained as well as timely communication of overdue payments.
• Ensuring that credit and collection policies and procedures are followed within the hospital
• Liaising with patients, as well as internal personnel including the medical team to reduce patient dissatisfaction due to subsequent billings and billings that are done and services differed or cancelled.
• Maintaining a database of walk in debtors and updating their records with special emphasis to situations where payment plans have been agreed upon.
• Reviewing system outstanding balances and recommend to the head of finance the inconsistencies noted.
• Keeping in touch with caregivers of in- patients by updating them on their outstanding balances to mitigate surprise bills.
• Producing monthly Debtors ageing Reports

Accountancy
• To assist in keeping records of cash received and payments made as well as day today banking
• To check records entered in patients ‘cash receipts’ & ‘refund journals’ and sign them off
• To make timely posting of financial transactions in tally accounting system and file marker.
• Regularly follow up on patient bills at the Ward and ensure that patients clear them in real time by explain the bills while showing respect for patients and care takers regardless of tribal origin, gender, race, age, religion, disease process, or financial status.
• To carry out daily/ monthly reconciliations for:
1. cash at hand,
2. at bank, debtors,
3. Creditors and other subsidiary accounts

• To assist in preparing summary reports of income and expenditure in the formats required before the fifteenth day of the following month
• To assist in providing all the necessary information for the preparation of detailed regular financial reports, inclusive of monetary value of stocks and fixed assets.
• To assist in ensuring that all finance files are updated concerning all relevant data entries, filing as well as photocopying as required.
• To assist in both the external and internal audit work especially participating in regular stocktaking.
• Adhere to CoRSU HR policy concerning break times and all other regulations stipulated in the Employment Manual, standing orders, or memos letters
• Maintain tidiness of the allocated space in the department
• Be punctual at all times and observe the obligations given in the HR policy
• Must always practice universal safety precautions
Other Assigned duties

Qualification, Skills and Experience
• A Degree in Business Studies, Business Administration or other relevant qualification Council.
• An ACCA or CPA level 2 or other relevant professional qualification.
• Thorough knowledge of MS Excel and other financial related databases such as Tally.
• Able to operate other computer accessories such as Printers, photocopiers and scanners.
• Minimum of 3 years of financial credit control related experience in a hospital setting and financial audit practices.
• Excellent writing, communication, presentation and social skills.
• Experience in working in the NGO/Not-for-Profit sector.
• Good understanding of disability.
• The position demands precision, commitment, honesty, transparency, integrity and confidentiality
• Capacity to concentrate on the task at hand and able to enter and analyze data and at and report in a timely manner.


How to Apply:
Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to: The Head of Human Resource, CoRSU Hospital, P.O. 46, Kisubi, Entebbe

or email to recruitment@corsuhospital.org;  by CoB on Tuesday,8th November, 2022.
Eligible candidates must state their salary expectation in the application letter.


Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

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