Chief Financial Officer Job

Chief Financial Officer Job, Accounting Jobs Kenya 2021, 

About Us

Radiant Group of Hospitals (RGH) is a 372-bed healthcare provider operating 7 branches in Nairobi, Kiambu and Machakos counties. We are dedicated to offering high quality affordable health care solutions including 24 hours In and Outpatient services, Operating Theatres, Well equipped Laboratories, Pharmacies, HDU/ICU, Dialysis, Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Specialized Clinics, Dental and Optical Services as well as 24 hour ICU ambulance services to facilitate any patient rescue.

RGH is seeking to recruit a dynamic finance professional as Chief Financial Officer to lead the Finance function.

About the role

Reporting to the CEO, the CFO leads & oversees all aspects of the finance function in addition to acting as a key advisor to the business.

The right candidate will be expected to oversee an overhaul of the business financial management system, including development of Policies and Procedures and training of staff to ensure effective adoption of change. The CFO will also direct and monitor all hospital financial activities and keep the CEO and the Hospital Board of Directors informed of the financial condition of the business. The CFO will have financial oversight over company operations, helping us to analyze, strategize, and fulfil our mission of offering quality affordable healthcare. The candidate must have an excellent collaborative style that inspires the trust and confidence of colleagues, suppliers and other business partners.

Responsibilities

  • Continuously develop and maintain the system of bookkeeping to ensure accurate financial records in accordance with accounting standards.
  • Oversee the budgeting process and provide timely and accurate analysis of financial trends versus budget. Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance, profitability, and business opportunities for growth.
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization.
  • Oversee the credit management process to control the level of outstanding debtors while bearing in mind our commitment to conduct business in a socially responsible manner.
  • Ensure the business maintains full compliance with various statutory obligations and business covenants including but not limited to taxes, external audits as well as timely filing of various returns and reports.
  • Actively manage the treasury function of the business, managing cashflows to meet obligations on time and optimize earnings from short term cash reserves.
  • Monitor industry trends and map these to RGH strategy to identify opportunities and threats to the business, proposing areas of efficiency improvement, cost reduction and revenue growth.
  • Act as the strategic advisor to the CEO in execution of the strategic vision including fostering and cultivating stakeholder relationships at all levels, as well as assisting in the negotiation of contracts.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option).
  • Master’s Degree in related discipline will be an added advantage.
  • A qualified accountant with relevant professional certifications; CPA (K), ACCA.
  • Advanced level proficiency in MS Excel
  • Knowledge and exposure in working with an ERP system
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate hands on experience in setting up an accounting system.
  • In addition to this: 15 years’ experience in accounting and finance function with at least 7 years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles.
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Accounting Standards (IAS)
  • Experience in healthcare industry preferably working within a fast-paced organization operating under a low-cost model and with very high potential for rapid growth.

Skills

  • Highly developed analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization.
  • High sense of urgency and attention to detail

How To Apply

To be considered for this position, your cover letter, Curriculum vitae and certificates shall be shared by email careers@radianthospitals.org quoting “CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER “in the subject of the email,

Deadline for application is 25th November 2021. 

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