Role title Financial Manager
Division Hospital Division
Location Netcare Clinton and Netcare Union hospitals
Reporting structure Directly to the hospital general manager and indirectly to the regional finance
Closing date 31 October 2021
The financial manager will be responsible for all the financial and operational support functions of the hospital.
The incumbent will be directly responsible for the leadership of the finance and reception, whilst managing the
hospital’s financial performance, as well as the financial risks associated with the business.
KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Operate as a strategic partner to the business core functions by identifying trends, risks and opportunities for
Ensure the production of accurate and timeous financial management information.
Analyse and interpret information, including the balance sheet reconciliations, costs, benchmarking
implications/results, and report on budget differences.
Compile annual and interim budgets and reports on variances.
Evaluate financial processes and implement corrective action to ensure alignment and standardisation within
Ensure VAT compliance.
Engage with the business and IT to evaluate all anomalies, assisting the division to implement corrective action.
Ensure that the My Market system maintains a high level of integrity and information.
Ensure the maintenance of CAPEX and fixed asset registers.
Drives strategic projects on an ad hoc basis.
Drive the achievement of transformation goals as set out by the Transformation Committee.
Manage, develop and coach employees for success within HR Policies and Procedures.
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation, amendments and related information.
Facilitate effective change & conflict management.
Build strategic inter‐departmental relationships to help achieve business goals.
Liaise with a complex network of internal stakeholders to ensure strategic business growth and sustainability.
Provide support to the financial director, support services and other managers during supplier negotiations,
specifically financial analysis.
A relevant three year B Com degree or advanced diploma qualification, with financial accounting 3, at an
NQF level 8.
A CA qualification or related NQF level 8 qualification will be advantageous.
A minimum of 3 -5 years’ financial management experience.
Previous experience in the development of daily financial progress reports.
Previous experience in drafting financial statements.
Previous experience in dealing with VAT and income tax matters.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Knowledge of SAP.
Knowledge of financial planning at all levels.
Knowledge of performance measurement and analysis.
Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge.
MANAGERIAL / SPECIALIST SKILLS
Coaching others* The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to
facilitate personal development through coaching.
Leading and managing
The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide
leadership in times of uncertainty.
Performance development* The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to
achieve set objectives.
Taking action Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking
responsibility for results.
Decision making Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the
Managing self Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting
appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Customer focus and service
The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external
*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers,
visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship
Adapting and responding to
Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own
reaction to change.
Continuous improvement The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous
Personal work ethic Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Building relationships Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
Resilience to stress Appropriately balancing these various pressures to maintain stable performance.
VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
Netcare values At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and
all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people
and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We
are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.
Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and
services we offer at every level of the organisation.
Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work.
Open communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals.
A commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
Compassion – We engage everyone with empathy and respond with acts of
compassion in all interactions with our patients and their families.
Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative
partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare way Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard holds
us accountable for the below seven behaviours, which you will be accountable to
I always greet everyone to show my respect.
I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
I am always well-groomed to show my dignity.
I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
I always seek consent to show my compassion.
I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.
Netcare is an equal opportunity employer
The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process
aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to
Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the applicant’s current and past
Netcare direct line managers and the relevant Netcare HR managers. Therefore, employees are encouraged to
discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the
The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function you have applied for will be based on those in
the division within which you will be employed.
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candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.
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