Shared Accountant - Jumia (Full Time)

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.

With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 


Main responsibilities:

Your daily tasks will include:

  • preparing and posting accounting entries, by compiling and analyzing data from operational systems
  • summarizing and reconciling accounting with operational systems
  • substantiating financial transactions
  • liaising with operation teams and controllers to explain financials

You will also participate in the preparation of financial reporting and support the team efforts in other complementary tasks/projects.

Requirements:

  • Accounting or Finance Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum 2 Years of accounting experience
  • English proficiency written and spoken
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate globally and work cross-functionally with other teams;
  • Detail-oriented mindset
  • Quantitative skills
  • MS Office proficiency (especially in Excel and any relevant data analysis tool) - Microsoft Dynamics Nav knowledge is a plus

We offer:

  • 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

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