Applicants to this position should have a Degree in Accountancy or equivalent qualifications from a
recognized institution with Certified Public Accountant Professional Certificate (CPA) and registered with
A Masters Degree in Finance or Business Admin!~tration...with Accounting/Finance option or equivalent
qualification is essential.
Must have at least 8 years of practical working experience at a senior level in a reputable Institution.
Good working knowledge of computerized financial systems is mandatory.
Strong analytical, communication strategic planning and interpersonal skills demonstrated record of
achievement, initiative and highest ethical standards.
Fluent In both written and spoken English anQ..;>wahili
Ensuring the Hospital Financial Procedures and Regulations are adhered to throughout the organization
Maintains a regular check on the accuracy of accounting records throughout the Hospital
Responsible for verifying the Hospital income from source to Bank and ensuring that the expenditure is
properly incurred according to approved policy and efficient charged to relevant heads
Responsible for evaluating internal controls to ensure that accounting system provides adequate, timely and
accurate information, protection against loss through negligence or otherwise
Responsible for making recommendations to the Executive Director or Board ofTrustees about checks and
changes in the accounting systems.
Regularly reviews all accounting /financial budgeting /planning procurement, !PPM policies and procedures
and advises the Executive Director on the necessary revision: ensure implementation by appropriate internal
Builds an effective liaison with external auditors and facilitates external auditors.
Responsible for developing and implementing Audit policies and procedures
Reports immediately any suspected occurrences of dishonesty to the Executive Director of the Hospital. Such
reports shall be made both orally and in writing.
Assists in the optimization of computerization system to develop and implement appropriate databases I
system functionality and ensures accurate /comprehensive system utilizatfon. '
Any other assigned duties as required
Origins of Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) can be traced back in 1910 to 1920s known as Sewahaji Hospital. In 1956 the name changed to Princess Margareth Hospital. Soon after independence in 1961 it was named Muhimbili Hospital to 1976 when it changed to Muhimbili Medical Centre. Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) was established by the MNH ACT of Parliament No. 5 of 2000 by separation of the then Muhimbili Medical Centre (MMC) into Muhimbili National Hospital and the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS), now Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS). Separation was effected in November 2004.