Internal Control IT & Data Analyst - 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

Internal Control IT & Data Analyst shall help the Internal Control function deliver a variety of projects to strengthen Jumia’s internal control and risk management capabilities. The position has the responsibility to support our Internal Control function in IT and BI projects and consult with internal stakeholders on information technology, operational controls, process improvement and conduct controls procedures based on data analytics. There is a significant opportunity for the successful candidate to gain exposure across the entire Jumia Group of Companies.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to providing excellence in client service and a demonstrated ability of producing high quality results. Strong interpersonal skills are required to interact with all level of seniorities among colleagues. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
The successful candidate shall plan and execute controls assignments to ensure that people, processes and tools operate according to defined policies, standards, procedures and applicable laws and regulations.

What you will be doing:

  • Be in charge of Data Analytics for Internal Control
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the business, risks and processes for assigned projects
  • Design and implement the approved control procedure including any special tasks or projects requested by Management. 
  • Take part in the training and professional development of the Internal Controllers team.
  • Provide insights into current, emerging and potential IT issues, trends and opportunities that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls.
  • Leverage data analytics to streamline control routines and efficiencies. Seek to incorporate data analytics into all aspects of the control and develop analytics with the business owners.
  • Present findings to management and provide practical recommendations for improvement and actively monitor audit related remediation and management action plans.
  • Identify emerging risks and propose mitigation strategies.

What we are looking for:

  • 3-4 years prior position in IT Governance/IT Audit/ Internal Control – internal audit or external auditing firm with exposition to data
  • Comfortable with database applications including SQL, Python, Power BI 
  • Practical and creative in suggesting recommendations for improvements to internal control processes, policies and procedures
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficiecy in English, both written and spoken


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.