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

  • Prepare and update accounting policies and processes guidance for all relevant topics, in compliance with IFRS
  • Prepare and maintain centralized valuation models and accounting guidance in regard to specific IFRS (e.g., IFRS 16, IFRS 9)
  • Prepare and conduct IFRS and accounting policies training
  • Organize and oversee the Monthly and Annual Closing Processes
  • Prepare and manage the Group's Annual Report
  • You will also assist with:
    • On Audit requests
    • Team efforts in other complementary tasks/projects

What we are looking for

  • Degree in Management / Finance / Accounting or related
  • Around 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Technical accounting background in IFRS (mandatory)
  • Attention to detail
  • MS Office proficiency (especially in Excel)
  • Fluent in English

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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