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.

What you will be doing:

  • 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

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in Management / Finance / Accounting or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in accounting in an IFRS environment is a plus;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • English proficiency written and spoken;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to collaborate globally and work cross-functionally with other teams.

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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