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Accountant

  • Location:

    Baghdad

  • Sector:

    Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

  • Job ref:

    4168

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-08-03

mselect is looking for an Accountant for a healthcare client in Baghdad, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within accounting or finance. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Summary
Responsible for all patient fee’s payments cycle, and the legal advisors for the due balances not paid by patients.

Key Responsibilities
  • Preparing costs estimates for patients based on their treatment needs
  • Supervising the correct implementation of the charging process
  • Preparing the final patients bills based on the services charged
  • Handling the patients’ fees payments cycle with accuracy and on timely basis
  • Following up on the patients’ due balance with Patient Access and the Finance Director
  • Submitting the cases of the due balances to the legal advisors and following up on its status on timely basis
  • Maintain an accurate register of the legal cases related to the patients’ due balances
  • Resolving valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries
  • Contributing in the monthly closing cycle, and year end closing cycle
  • Providing the needed requirements in the audit process
  • Managing multiple reporting requirements and ensure deadlines are met
  • Contributing to the improve of the charging and billing process, including digitalization
  • Assisting with special projects as requested
  • Monitors and checks work to meet quality standards
  • Demonstrate a high level of care and thoroughness
  • Check work to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Set high standards and well-defined
  • Realistic goals for one’s self
  • Display a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner
  • Work with minimal supervisor
  • Motivated to achieve

REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience:
  • 3 years professional experience in accounting, finance or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Computer experience is required.
  • Hospital experience is a plus
Knowledge:
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of accounting
  • Analytical and financial modelling skills
  • Knowledge of data processing applications and software as related to accounting
  • Knowledge of office administrative and supervisory techniques
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English and Arabic
  • Ability to operate personal computer
  • Ability to review, modify, improve and design accounting systems
  • Ability to review, analyze and interpret fiscal records and to prepare accurate and complete financial statements
  • Ability to maintain accurate technical operating records and to prepare clear and concise oral and written reports
Working Conditions:
  • Official working hours at the Employer are up to 48 hours per week distributed on up to six days to be determined by the Employer
  • The Employer may change these working days and hours, as it deems appropriate in accordance with the applicable Labour Law
 
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.