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Accountant – 1 Position

Chai Trading Company Limited (CTCL)

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

New
2 weeks ago

Job Summary

Reporting to Head of Terminal, the job holder will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial and management accounting service and preparation of timely and accurate financial information.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:4 years

Job Description/Requirements

Chai Trading Company Limited (CTCL) is a wholly owned subsidiary Company of Kenya Tea Development Agency (Holdings) Ltd based in Mombasa. We are a market leader in freight management, warehousing, tea trading and logistics.


In line with the company’s strategic objectives, we are seeking competent, dynamic, highly qualified and talented professionals to join our management team in the following exciting and challenging positions.


Accountant – 1 Position


Reporting to Head of Terminal, the job holder will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial and management accounting service and preparation of timely and accurate financial information..


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensuring accounting activities are in accordance with legal, government and company policies
  2. Ensuring the  accounting  procedures  of  the  company  conform  to  the  accepted accounting principles
  3. Monitoring Bank receipts through Bank reconciliations
  4. Posting of entries to the debtors ledger and the General Ledger
  5. Preparation of accurate and timely debtor’s statements on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  6. Preparation of budgets for the terminal
  7. Maintain up-to-date billing system
  8. Ensuring all services in all outlets are captured and invoices raised on daily basis.
  9. Reconciliation of debtors’ ledgers on monthly basis and oversee dispatch of statements
  10. Ensure timely filing of tax and other statutory returns such as corporate tax returns, VAT Returns, withholding VAT and withholding income tax, NHIF, NSSF, PAYE
  11. Maintain customer invoice files and records
  12. Provide information to both external and internal auditors
  13. Participate in formulation and review of accounting procedures and policies
  14. Timely invoicing
  15. Preparation of debtors’ aging reports
  16. Effective communication and maintenance of work relationships
  17. Verify cash and payment vouchers to ensure accuracy, timeliness and authenticity of payments
  18. Continuous process improvement of services through efficient working
  19. Efficient execution of work processes as assigned
  20. Submission of accurate, timely and relevant reporting
  21. Ensure maintenance of quality and food safety requirements including regulatory and statutory provisions
  22. Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the supervisor

Knowledge and Skills Required:

The Job holder must possess the following;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related field
  • CPA Finalist or its equivalent;
  • A minimum of four (4) years of working experience in a busy container freight station;
  • Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice
  • Must demonstrate ability to execute work assigned with minimum supervision
  • Must be a team player who is able to work cordially in teams
  • Must demonstrate ability to multitask.
  • Should have ability to solve problems by applying relevant knowledge
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate both written and oral
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be a flexible person, who is willing to learn and able to work flexible hours to achieve goals
  • Must be able to deliver targets, and a good planner who pays attention to detail
  • Must have knowledge in use of MS office packages


How to apply

Apply Online using the Internal recruitment Portal accessed by clicking the "Apply Now Button" not later than Friday 7th October 2022.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification


CTCL is an equal opportunity employer.

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