Accountant Job at Mombasa Island Cargo Terminal (MICT)

  • Full Time
  • Mombasa

Mombasa Island Cargo Terminal

MICT is a top-tier CFS located in Mombasa. We are looking to hire a passionate and energetic accountant to join our team.

Reporting to Chief Accountant

Your Tasks and Responsibilities;

  • Assist the C/A in collating of EOM reports and annual reports such as Management accounts and annual budgets
  • Preparation of revenue and expense schedules and give analytical interpretation of data to assist in management accounts reporting on a monthly basis
  • Amortization of prepayments and reconciliation of the schedules against the general ledger accounts
  • Assist the C/A to ensure that the stock is accurately captured and well provided for in the prepayment schedules in the Balance Sheet
  • Management and provision of accruals and maintaining their schedules against the general ledger accounts ensuring accuracy
  • Reconciliations of related parties and sorting out any discrepancies
  • Maintaining an Asset register and posting of monthly depreciation thereof
  • Other general ledger account reconciliation and sorting any discrepancies thereof
  • Daily Cash flow preparation and circulating of the report to the management
  • Overseeing of payment preparation and approving of payment in the absence of the C/A
  • Reconciling the I-tax ledgers against the TB ledgers to ensure accuracy and correctness of filled returns
  • Management of accrued income like the monthly interest on FD income with banks
  • Postings of interest payable on loans and amortization of loan principal balances with the bank statements. (If any)
  • Ensure accurate and timely filling and payment of all KRA returns and all statutory deductions; i.e.VAT, WHVAT, WHTAX, PAYE, Housing Levy, NITA, NHIF, NSSF

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a finance, accounting or related field
  • A qualified accountant – CPA (K) or ACCA
  • At least 5 years working experience in a similar position
  • Working experience in CFS is an added advantage
  • Must have a strong understanding of accounting principles, financial regulations, and tax laws is fundamental
  • Accuracy and attentive to detail
  • Have analytical and problem solving skills
  •  A person of integrity and good ethics
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Method of Application

Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae to on or before Friday, 24th November, 2023. Indicate the title of the job on the subject line of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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