About Jumia:

Jumia believes that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa for the better. Jumia was built to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 2019, Jumia is the leading e-commerce company in Africa, operating in 11 countries. The Jumia platform consists of a marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, a logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and a payment service, JumiaPay, which offers a safe and easy solution to facilitate online payment transactions. The company offers goods across a broad range of categories, such as phones and electronics, home appliances, fast-moving consumer goods, fashion and beauty.

Are you eager to work in a great team and share knowledge? Do you like problem analysis and solving? Do you have a solution-oriented and proactive attitude? Jumia Porto Tech Center is for you!

As part of the Finance Operations team, your primary mission will be to continuously assess the ways we are doing things, apply your critical thinking and bring new ideas to improve the company’s effectiveness.

You need to be passionate about tackling challenging business cases, finding the solution to problems and ultimately be the liaison point between business, finance and systems stakeholders.


What you will be doing

  • Process definition – you will help structuring and clarifying processes by understanding operational and business needs and translate them into operational processes, system developments and accounting
  • System developments – you will liaise with systems’ owners to translate business needs and help specifying new developments and features in order to grant teams access to the right tools
  • Implementation and training – you will help leading the design, implementation and training of processes aiming at aligning all countries on best practices and optimizing existing processes with an operational and financial understanding
  • Financial analysis & insights – you will help developing our insights on the company’s effectiveness and bring a holistic perspective to the data and insights we have today

What we are looking for

  • Degree in Engineering, or a degree in Finance/Management with complementary knowledge in coding and databases
    • Basic knowledge of database design
    • Ability to build and execute SQL queries for data analysis purposes
    • Ability to read and understand financial statements
  • Passionate about making things happen and getting excited about identifying and delivering simple solutions to complex problems at pace
  • You think, act and communicate clearly and confidently with your team members and stakeholders
  • You “work out loud”, making your work-in-progress visible and receptive to constant feedback
  • You are able to collaborate globally and work cross-functionally with other teams
  • You have a hands-on attitude, because e-commerce is 50% operations and processes
  • Fluent in English (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 e-commerce 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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