About Jumia:

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.

 

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets. Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

 

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

 

Main responsibilities:

As part of the Finance Operations team you will be expected to:

●      Monitor & steer cash reconciliation operations (own-fleet, 3PLs and PSPs)

○      Record and reconcile collection partners remittances

○      Control over collection partners balances

○      Investigate and resolve divergences/billing problems

●      Monitor & steer marketplace vendor management operations

○      Ensure smooth and timely payment cycles, crucial to our vendor satisfaction

○      Control over marketplace vendor balances

○      Investigate and resolve divergences/billing problems

○      Vendor onboarding review & validation

●      Lead an effective reconciliation of partners balance between Operations systems and Accounting systems

●      Act as a communication liaison between our partners, operations, and accounting.

●      Continually look at ways to improve the vendor experience and earn the trust of our partners thereby building long-lasting relationships.

●      Development of ad-hoc projects based on business needs.

We are looking for someone hands-on, passionate about working in the front line of a fast-paced environment.

Requirements

      Background in Management/Finance/Accounting or equivalent training;

●      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

●      Detail-oriented mindset;

●      Ability to work both independently and collaboratively;

●      Hands-on attitude, because e-commerce is 50% operations and processes;

●      Passion for making things happen and excited about identifying and delivering simple solutions to complex problems;

              ●      Fluent in English both verbal and written / French is a plus;

We Offer 

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders 

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