Financial Auditor - 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 a 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:

As part of the Accounting Control team you will be expected to:

       Perform  & Monitor BS reconciliation (AR, AP, Tax, Accruals, etc)

       Compiling and reconcile data from accounting systems

       Detailed analysis and critical assessment of outputs

       Investigate and resolve differences

       Perform a Monthly BS Reviews

       Liaising with local finance teams and controllers to explain the findings and how to solve them;

       Ensure accurate and consistent application of Group accounting policy and IFRS accounting standards

       Continually look at ways to improve reconciliations process and implement new controls.

       Assist on Audit requests

       Support local finance teams in ah-doc projects/tasks.

We are looking for someone hands-on, seek to improve/implement new controls and passionate about working in a dynamic and wide environment.

Requirements

       Background in Management/Finance/Accounting or equivalent training;

       More than 4 years of Accounting Control/Audit Experience

       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

       MS Office proficiency (especially in Excel and any relevant data analysis tool) - Microsoft Dynamics Nav knowledge is a plus;

       Fluent in English both verbal and written / French is a plus;

       Detail-oriented mindset;

       Ability to work both independently and collaboratively