Finance & Admin Manager – Life Gaborone Private Hospital

Function: Finance / Administration
Facility: Life Gaborone Private Hospital
Position: Finance & Admin Manager

A vacancy exists in Life Gaborone Private Hospital for the Finance & Admin Manager reporting to the Hospital Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the financial results of the business units in line with accounting standards and within corporate governance protocols in support of Life Healthcare objectives and strategy.

Critical Outputs:

Critical Outputs:

Effective people management
Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of Life values, operating model and strategy.
Actively sponsor Life initiatives and projects as it relates to hospital.
Actively participate in hospital MANCO meetings, regional Shaka meetings and other forums
Actively lead and manage F&A and HOD feedback meetings and ensure participation from all parties to achieve strategic objectives
Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to Life people policies and practices.
Accurate financial reporting & analysis
Review monthly recon files, managing general ledger close of adjustments to zero and manage people and processes to adhere to reporting deadlines
Prepare variance to budget as compared to prior year analysis, report on hospital performance, identify problem areas and take remedial action with staff and Enabling functions as required
Effective budgeting
Participate in hospital strategic planning to identify Capex projects, develop financial model for proposed Capex plan with local management and Enabling functions and assist hospital manager in developing a motivation for Capex projects
Develop operating budget, ensure final budget presented matches approved parameters, ensure sign off of budget by management and communicate approved budget to all units
Ensure final working capital budget presented reflects the requirements of the operating budget, ensure sign off by management and communicate approved budget to all units
Effective management of internal controls
Prepare annual review checklists and manage the internal control environment within the hospital

Effective patient services management
Ensure all credit management targets are met (i.e. internal and external debtors days etc)
Manage and minimize risk and achieve LHC targets regarding rejections, bad debts, case management write offs and reimbursement codes
Oversee pre-admission trends with relevant manager and manage appropriately
Identify problems and take remedial actions with relevant stakeholders
Effective governance and risk management
Manage compliance to the executive constraints per corporate governance, report deviations and take action where necessary
Effective quality management and customer relations
Achieve and improve quality metrics, continuously monitor and measure processes to maintain and approve same and actively lead and promote LHC quality drive
Manage data integrity and compliance to LHC protocols
Develop and maintain relationships with various internal and external stakeholders, conduct feedback surveys in order to monitor relationships and service levels, identify trends and implement remedial actions

A Certified Accountant (CA). Bachelor’s Degree in Finance with completed articles and 3 to 5 years experience is preferable, while other professional qualification in accounting & supervisory experience in the healthcare industry will be an advantage.
Ability to learn industry specifics i.e. related healthcare terminology.
Computer proficiency and Driver’s license
Must be Registered with Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountents


• Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
• Attention to detail
• Resilience
• Engaging diversity
• Verbal & written communication skills
• Influencing skills
• Building relationships
• Customer responsiveness
• Organisational awareness
• Action orientation
• Excellence orientation
• Ethical behaviour


Interested candidates who meet the requirements, are invited to apply by forwarding an application together with comprehensive CV and proof of registration with the profession to the contact officer:

Hospital Human Resources Manager, Life Gaborone Private Hospital, Private Bag BR130, GABORONE. Tel 3685600

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to: closing date 9th June 2017

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: Friday, 9 June 2017