Finance Business Partner at Jumia (Full time) – See Application Requirements

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Finance Business Partner at Jumia (Full time)

Application portal for Finance Business Partner at Jumia is now open. Interested applicants looking for full time jobs at Jumia should please be informed. Read through to see requirements for Finance Business Partner application.


Who We Are

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Jumia was Founded in 2012, her mission is to improve everyday life’s quality in Africa by taking over technology to bring innovation, convenient and affordable online consumer services, as well as setting a platform which help in business growth for our customers.

Jumia platforms include her marketplace, which links up sellers with consumers, her logistics service, which allows the shipment and convenient delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, her payment service, which enables active transactions among members in selected markets. Prior her online platforms, consumers can easily access a wide range of goods and services digitally. Services include; fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

Finance Business Partner at Jumia

Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries across 6 African regions and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is interested in creating useful impact for Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. We are looking for people who are talented and have the passion for Africa to join us as we embark on our exciting journey!

Job Type               Full Time
Qualification       MBA/MSc/MA
Experience           5 years
Location                Lagos
Job Field               Finance / Accounting / Audit

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Responsibilities For Finance Business Partner at Jumia

Applicants who wish to apply for the Finance Business Partner at Jumia will be undergo the following  responsibilities

You must apply a Finance lens and deep understanding of business strategies to form a consolidated view of Jumia Services [Supply Chain Business] performance.

The role supports the business by interpreting this view of performance to provide understandings for decision making and ensures that financial suggestions are integrated into tactical plans and help drive performance improvements.

Other Responsibilities

  • Partners with the business stakeholders to analyse financial performance and articulate the underlying delivery of actuals vs. latest forecasts on a monthly and provide recommendations and interventions to drive improved performance.
  • Timely processing & update of supply chain costs.
  • Prepare activity/ rate calculation for supply indirect, warehousing and freight
  • Analyze and report all variances impacting supply chain profitability
  • Review the transfer pricing/ costs charges by concerns & 3rd party suppliers
  • Monitor & report slow moving and obsolescent stocks
  • Co-ordinate & forecast key supply chain cost drivers that impact the financial catchup
  • Provide accurate and timely costing information and analysis to drive budget tracking & costs control
  • Assist CFO to manage annual budgeting of SC components including supply indirect
  • Provide finance business partnering to the supply chain team (make, source, plan & deliver)
  • Develop savings & profit targets/ KPIs in line with business objectives and action standards
  • Provide financial input into supply chain projects
  • Identify key areas of opportunities and improvement gaps

Professional Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Master’s in finance
  • Master’s in Accounting
  • Master’s in Economics
  • Minimum of 5 year experience of related commercial finance and FP&A work experience preferable in a FMCG company
  • Experience in Finance Business Partnering
  • Experience in Supply Chain Accounting and Controls
  • Experience in yearly strategic plan and business planning
  • Well versed dealing with similar stakeholders from Operations/Supply Chain/Buying.
  • Strong Data & Analytics experience – Advanced Excel, VBA/SQL skills required
  • Experience with the identification of risks and opportunities in the PnL.
  • Experience managing a large and complex set of stakeholders
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What We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

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