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.

We are looking for an Accounting intern (Porto-based) to be part of our global teams shared between Portugal and Africa!

What do you think about joining the largest eCommerce platform operating on the African continent?

What you will be doing

  • Perform Accounts Receivable (AR) analysis:
    • Review and analyse AR reports to identify outstanding balances and trends
    • Investigate discrepancies and resolve issues related to customer payments and invoices
    • Prepare regular AR reports for management review
  • Book AR transactions:
    • Enter and update AR transactions accurately and timely in the accounting system
    • Reconcile AR records with supporting documentation
  • Monitor customer responses in emails to ensure that claims are promptly addressed and resolved
  • Assist in month-end close preparing journal entries
  • Support ad-hoc accounting tasks

What we are looking for

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Good understanding of Accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel (e.g., VLOOKUPs, PivotTables, formulas)
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute in a fast-paced environment

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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