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Career Opportunities at Jumia Nigeria

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As Tax Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of tax accounting and will be one of the key support role for the Accounting function alongside the Head of AP, AR and Inventory accounting.


Completion of federal, international and state income tax returns including all related analysis and support in a timely manner
Audits of federal and state income tax and state and local filings.
Accounting for income taxes and creation of efficient tax data collection systems
Transfer pricing and management fee arrangements.
Liaison with operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting issues.
Ensure that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes.
Assist CFO with tax planning issues and in estimating and monitoring annual cash taxes.
Identify tax savings/optimization strategies
Prepare and update tax provision schedules
Coordinate audits by various taxation authorities
Negotiate with tax authorities over tax payment issues
Research the basis for tax positions to be taken
Advise management regarding the tax impact of corporate strategies
Advise management on the impact of new laws on tax liabilities

Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
Strong organizational skills
Accuracy and attention to detail

Min 6 years of tax experience in public accounting firm and/ or MNC; 2-3 years of experience in accounting and finance.
Superior negotiating skills towards tax authorities and within the own organization
B.Sc. Accounting or other Social Science related course
Professional Qualification such as ACA, ACCA or ACTI is required
Good knowledge of local GAAP & IFRS.
Experience with or curiosity for IT systems and ERP systems. E-commerce is 50% IT, so you must not be afraid of systems, Navision experience is a plus
Strong working experience in local taxation.

Accounts Receivable Associate

We are sourcing for an exceptional Accounts Receivable Associate who will be responsible for overseeing and facilitating the accounting functions for assigned accounts. In this role, the Accounts Receivable Associate processes customer invoices, researches accounting issues, collects on receivables and reconciles customer accounts.

Ensure correct postings of all customer invoices and subsequent receipts and applications in the ERP System
Ensure that AR customers’ requests (invoices, credit notes, reviews, etc.) are promptly carried out.
Ensure that all AR Customers information are accurately maintained and updated on the ERP.
Ensure periodic review of all AR GL Entries are carried-out to ensure accurate postings of transactions.
Ensure periodic reports to support all entries posted in the ERP are promptly generated, analyzed and acted on as required
Ensure that monthly reconciliations of all relevant accounts are completed accurately and timely; all open and unreconciled items properly identified, researched and closed timely.
Ensure tax compliance on all AR transactions is achieved.
Assist both in monthly finance close and the yearly Financial audit.
Provide support for all other accounting projects as necessary from time to time.

Applicant should possess B.Sc. or HND in Accounting
3+ years’ experience in Accounts Receivable and B2B collections
Must have experience with Inventory Accounts Receivable, Consumer Packaged Goods Experience preferred
Knowledge of business-to-business sales, supply chain, order fulfilment
Must be fully certified (ICAN) accountant or in the final stage of professional exams.
Proficient with MS Office (word, excel, Power point) a MUST and accounting software usage



As Finance Manager, Logistics and Operations, you will be responsible for providing financial advice and support to the Company in order to make sound business decisions.

Inventory Management
Establish and monitor appropriate accounting practices to ensure all inventory activities are captured correctly in Inventory Management system and interface accurately into the accounting system
Establish inventory reconciliation procedures to ensure accuracy of all balances
Ensure accurate Inventory ageing and analysis and appropriate provisions are kept in the books for slow and obsolete stock
Ensure accurate book  keeping for all initiatives regarding stock in transit and returns to Vendors
Financial Planning and Budget Management

Prepare the annual operating and strategic plan for the business unit (includes working capital and cashflow projections) to the right quality and to time.
Prepare unit budgets and consolidate for the business unit and ensure consistency of numbers in line with the Service Level Agreements with each venture.
Deploy best in class cost accounting tools to ensure clarity of cost bases and provide clarity on Cost optimization opportunities, and revenue generating schemes.
Ensure accuracy in invoicing
Ensure all unit heads are held to account to operate in line with the budget. Full variance analysis and corrective action plans are provided on a periodic basis (e.g. monthly)
Financial analysis as will be required from time to time too aid management decision making.
Financial Accounting and Reporting

Ensure completeness, correctness and accuracy of accounting records and transactions in the Financial accounting systems and in line with IFRS.
Prepare monthly reconciliation statements of accruals and analysis of expense and revenue heads.
Ensure proper filing of source documents and records relating to the operations of the business unit.
Prepare Monthly Business Review reports fully reconciled to the SLA and the Financial accounting systems.
Ensure internal control processes are working optimally.
Expedite all audit assignments and ensure that recommendations are implemented to time and risks identified are mitigated.
Adequacy of reconciliation with 3rd Party Logistics providers and completeness and accuracy of transactions embarked on with them.
Fixed Asset and CAPEX Management
Ensure the completeness and accuracy of the fixed asset register in line with IFRS.
Ensure the adequacy of controls over the additions and disposals of assets and physical verification.
Provide leadership to finance team members and financial support to unit heads within the Business Unit.
Competencies Required
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
Proficiency in the use of ERP systems
Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies.
Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
Ability to work independently, as well as with a team
Strong organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and professionalism at all times
Accuracy and attention to detail

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking and Finance, Economics from a reputable University or equivalent
Master’s Degree in similar role above is an advantage
Certification from any recognized professional body (ACCA, ACA, ICAN, CFA) is compulsory
Minimum of 5 years’ in supervisory role with Cost accounting and management experience
Relevant financial accounting and management experience in supply chain operations
Adequate knowledge of the Ecommerce Industry



The HR Generalist will also assist in the execution of corporate HR programs and processes, providing day-to-day Employee relations and administrative support.

Conduct New Hire orientation and handles exit interviews
Reconcile/validate data entry to ensure data integrity, and support routine reporting requests. This includes running monthly reports.
Develop and maintain overall HR project calendar and ensure key stakeholders are made aware of projects and timelines
Advise HR staff of existing or potential problem areas
Communicate proactively and work with departmental managers to resolve employee concerns and issues, identify administrative needs that occur on a routine basis
Draft, develop, edit and copy materials and presentation in a timely and efficient manner
Evaluate and recommend improvements to HR processes and procedures continually to meet the needs of HR department
Assist in coordinating job postings, reviewing resumes, performing reference checks and telephone interviews
Conduct bi-weekly onboarding of newly hired employees and enter new hire paperwork in HRIS

Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Effective verbal and writing communication and presentation skills
Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Tools and Google Office Productivity Tools.
Networking and negotiation skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to be discreet and maintain high levels of confidentiality
Excellent organizational skills
Knowledge of Labour Law

Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years Human Resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Understands and supports the range of functions and initiatives HR brings to bear on work-life.
Excellent communication skills including fluency in English, both verbal and written
Skilled in writing management reports and producing business documents / presentations

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