Finance Systems Specialist - Jumia (Full Time)

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!

A​bout this role:

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.

What you will be doing:

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

What we are looking for:

  • 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.

About Jumia

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.

Jumia in Porto

At Jumia Porto Tech Center we boast over 16 different nationalities. We have around 350 employees from several business areas, from IT, to Finance, to HR. The IT team represents 75% of it, so as you can see we are a major tech company, and as a Tech company, we share an innovative spirit. At Jumia PTC you will work under the most updated technologies and work methodologies. We are great fans of Agile philosophy and we aim to keep things simple but smart. Also, for Jumia, technology relates with improvement for our world. We see technology as something we need to put purpose into. Our mission is to leverage technology to improve everyday life in Africa and we do it by delivering convenient and affordable online services to consumers, helping them fulfill basic everyday needs. And while we’re present in Africa, we get to take African economy online, helping small and large businesses grow and reach new consumers. This is what drives our day to day decisions. :)

We are looking for great people to join our amazing teams and celebrate our achievements. At Jumia we work hard, but we do Tech With Purpose!

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.


Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.