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. 

 

At Jumia, we are always looking for new talent! Not only Senior and Junior profiles but also a Shared Accounting Manager to reinforce our Accounting Teams.

Check out below!

 

Shared Accounting Manager

What you will be doing:

  • Grow dedicated Accounting stream footprint and scope
  • Lead and Manage dedicated Accounting stream’s Accounting Leads and Accounting operations teams
  • Act as dedicated Accounting stream’s Key Finance Partner for financial reporting
  • Plan, execute and manage dedicated Accounting stream centralization
  • Plan and monitor process transition to Group Shared Services
  • Standardize and improve dedicated Accounting stream process and operations
  • Define and monitor dedicated Accounting stream department key performance indicators and SLA’s
  • Plan, own and execute accounting controls (connected with SOX Compliance) like:
    • Summarizing and reconciling accounting with operational systems
    • Substantiating financial transactions and GL balances
    • Liaising with operation teams and controllers to identify gaps and work to solve them

You will also participate in the preparation of financial reporting and support the team efforts in other complementary tasks/projects.

What we are looking for:

  • Accounting or Finance Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum 10 Years of accounting experience
  • Minimum of 2 years in Team Management and Development
  • Ability to work autonomously        
  • English proficiency written and spoken
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate globally and work cross-functionally with other teams;
  • Detail-oriented mindset
  • Quantitative skills
  • MS Office proficiency (especially in Excel and any relevant data analysis tool) - Microsoft Dynamics Nav knowledge is a plus.

 

Shared Senior Accountant

What you will be doing:

  • Plan task list and corresponding calendarization
  • Standardize and improve current working tools
  • Preparing and posting accounting entries, by compiling and analyzing data, from operational systems, accounting reconciliations or external stakeholder’s data source
  • Accounting transition support to other Group Shared Services
  • Plan and execute accounting controls (connected with SOX Compliance) like:
    • ​summarizing and reconciling accounting with operational systems
    • ​substantiating financial transactions and GL balances
    • ​liaising with operation teams and controllers to identify gaps and work to solve them.

You will also participate in the preparation of financial reporting and support the team efforts in other complementary tasks/projects.

What we are looking for:

  • Accounting or Finance Bachelor Degree 
  • Minimum 5 Years of accounting experience
  • Team Lead experience highly valued
  • Ability to work autonomously    
  • English proficiency written and spoken
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate globally and work cross-functionally with other teams;
  • Detail-oriented mindset
  • Quantitative skills
  • MS Office proficiency (especially in Excel and any relevant data analysis tool) - Microsoft Dynamics Nav knowledge is a plus.

 

Shared Junior Accountant

What you will be doing:

  • Preparing and posting accounting entries, by compiling and analyzing data from operational systems
  • Summarizing and reconciling accounting with operational systems
  • Substantiating financial transactions
  • Liaising with operation teams and controllers to explain financials

You will also participate in the preparation of financial reporting and support the team efforts in other complementary tasks/projects.

What we are looking for:

  • Accounting or Finance Bachelor Degree 
  • Minimum 2 Years of accounting experience
  • English proficiency written and spoken
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate globally and work cross-functionally with other teams;
  • Detail-oriented mindset
  • Quantitative skills
  • MS Office proficiency (especially in Excel and any relevant data analysis tool) - Microsoft Dynamics Nav knowledge 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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