Finance Systems Specialist - Jumia (Full Time)

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. Our marketplace is supported by our proprietary logistics business, Jumia Logistics, and our digital payment and fintech platform, JumiaPay. Jumia Logistics enables the seamless delivery of millions of packages while JumiaPay facilitates online payments and the distribution of a broad range of digital and financial services.

We are fueled by the belief that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia 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.

Jumia counts over 5,000 people across more than 10 countries, a diverse group of talent with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, driven by a common ambition to help build the digital future of Africa.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in. We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.

 

We are looking for a passionate professional to help us build further and manage our Finance applications and systems. Those systems are at the heart of all financial flows of the Group, from accounting and financial management in our ERP (MS Dynamics 365), Treasury Management (Kyriba), and Consolidation (SAP), giving a comprehensive overview of all finance operations across all locations and business verticals.

Our ideal candidate is a finance system specialist, who has an expertise in systems, as well as a good understanding of finance tasks, to 

  • participate in the administration of our financial systems

  • Support and train our users across all departments and locations to help them solve issues they encounter and make the most of the system features and automations

  • Develop and deploy new features and applications to support Finance teams in their day-to-day tasks, with more automations and easier flows, improve data quality and financial reporting, and ensure a good level of controls.

  •  Integrate with other applications to automate accounting tasks and reporting

     

Requirements

  • Good command of ERP - a prior experience with MS Dynamics Nav is a plus 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Detail-oriented mindset;

  • Passion for making things happen and excited about identifying and delivering simple solutions to complex problems;

  • Fluent in English both verbal and written

We offer you a career with

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures 

     

And even more for our Jumees

  • Attractive bonus scheme

  • Free access to Udemy for Business for an unlimited training experience

  • A great work life balance: hybrid work week; additional vacation day in December

  • Caring perks: individual private health insurance, dental insurance, discounted gym membership, parental bonus

  • Fun at work: company events, quarterly team building, drinks and snacks.