Job Vacancies at Synapse Services, 22nd November, 2019

Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs and retain the services of a robust mixture of local and internationally trained staff that provide excellent, client focused services to treat all forms of disorders related to your mental health. We are located in the heart of Nigeria – Abuja, with branches in Lagos, Anambra state and now Niger State.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Auditor

Location: Lagos State

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • First Degree must be in Accounting
  • Certified member of ICAN/ACCA will be an added advantage
  • 3- 4 years’ work experience as an internal auditor
  • Excellent knowledge of healthcare financial business operations and risk-based auditing attained through 2 to 3 years of progressive work experience with a focus on financial risk and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and carry out financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
  • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit.  Ensure daily compliance on the internal and financial policies of the facility.
  • Do a daily call over on all expenses across all synapse centres allocated to you and ensure that  all postings are correctly done
  • Takes routine stocks check and verify that records in the bin cards show true representation of stock on ground
  • Ensure that costs are not over stated on all expenses.
  • Ensure compliance on all regulatory policies.
  • Ensure that internal control system is in place so as to control loss, theft and    risk in the facility.
  • Identifies any internal control gap and measures for its improvement.
  • Report to management all risk issues in accordance with auditing standards.
  • Flag up any internal control issue.
  • Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
  • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Documents the results of audit work in accordance with audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Assess, evaluate and promote compliance to Synapse internal policies.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within Synapse.
  • Provide feedback on Accounting Procedures.

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Location: Lagos State

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform Clients deposit and withdrawal transactions (cash and cheque) within approved limits and provide responses to customers’ enquiries or complaints in a polite and courteous manner within the cash area.
  • Manage daily balancing and reconciling of office accounts and handle daily bank deposits
  • Document bank transactions by processing checks and online deposits in a proactive manner
  • Enforce credit policies to ensure that defaulters and patients with extended credits pay on time
  • Enter all payments received from clients are entered into designated databases
  • Post payments to appropriate accounts and maintain logs of daily receipts
  • Maintain petty cash logs, receipts, and balances
  • Handle cash clearing and credit balancing activities along with determining and investigating unidentified accounts
  • Ensure that Cash is arranged and stored in an orderly manner (according to denominations) in the safe box and ensure that the cash cabin is neat, tidy, and free from all prohibited items.
  • Verify the correctness of customers account details (Name, account Number, account type etc.) and signatures before performing deposit and withdrawal transaction.
  • Keep periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transactions.
  • Compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records.
  • Calculate total payments received during a time period, and reconcile this with total sales.
  • Ensure proper and complete record keeping and filing of all transaction reports and receipts
  • Support and participate in the deposit mobilization effort of the Centre.
  • Actively support the client advisor team in raising deposits by cross-selling, giving general information about products and services and referring clients to the client advisors.
  • Manage billings and invoicing
  • Prepare weekly and Monthly revenue and expense reports
  • Maintain petty cash and general ledger
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statement
  • Assist at the front desk in handling patient admissions and provision of information to patients, families, and visitors
  • Any other duty assigned by Supervisor

Requirements

  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc. in Accounting or Finance
  • Must have completed NYSC.
  • Working Knowledge of EMR is an advantage
  • Good Reporting Skills
  • Minimum of 1- 2 years working experience as a Treasury Officer
  • Strong communication skill.
  • Excellent relationship management
  • Proactive problem solving approach.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skill

 

Job Title: Account Officer

Location: Lagos State

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage account receivable and payables
  • Manage billings and invoicing
  • Prepare weekly and Monthly revenue and expense reports
  • Maintain petty cash and general ledger
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statement
  • Filing of statutory deductions such as PAYE, VAT and WHT
  • Establish and implement financial procedures and ensure that the financial reporting mechanisms are in line with organisational requirements and policies.
  • Recording and reconciliation of project recoveries and income recognition.
  • Establish and prepare accurate and timely information for budget monitoring.
  • Monitoring of the petty cash and bank balances to ensure sufficient funds are always available depending on need.
  • Ensuring financial and resource accountability and effective management for records
  • Disbursement of cash advances and reconciliation to ensure recovery.
  • Prepare payroll and benefits control of salary payments to staff, including tax liabilities.
  • Reconciling and monitoring expenses, subsistence allowances, mobile phone usage, etc.
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
  • Process backup reports after data entry
  • Manage cheque run and record all cheques
  • Support in preparation of financial statements including balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by line manager

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum of HND/ B.Sc in Accounting
  • Must have completed NYSC.
  • Ability to use accounting software like QuickBooks and Peachtree.
  • Working Knowledge of EMR is an advantage
  • Good Reporting Skills
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in an accounting role
  • Strong communication.
  • Excellent relationship management and business development
  • Proactive problem solving approach.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skill

Deadline: 26th November, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae to: [email protected]

Note: The subject of the email should be “Internal Auditor – Lagos “failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification.

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