Accountant at Jumia

On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
Jumia is the #1 leader of E-commerce in Africa. Our company is part of Rocket Internet, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. We have already built in France successful companies like Groupon, Zalando, Wimdu, EDarling, Glossybox… 
We are present in more than 20 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America and this accumulated experience has allowed us to develop a strong platform, which can support new ventures with both advice and capital on a truly global basis.

Jumia is expanding its activities in Kenya. To support our development we are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and e-commerce to join us. This is a perfect opportunity to participate to an entrepreneurial adventure that will lead to the future stars of the web universe.
Job Description: Accountant
You join our Finance Department under direct management of the CFO. 

Location is at our Mombasa office.  

Your tasks will be to take responsibility and drive all activities related to accounting. 
Your tasks include, but may not be limited to:
  • Processing of suppliers’ invoices
  • Management of domestic and international money transfers
  • General company accountancy
  • Checks and audits of financial procedures related to accounting
  • Assist with statutory filings
  • Assist with month end processes
  • Preparing bank reconciliation (daily / weekly)
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Other support to finance team as required.
  • CPA/ACCA qualifications
  • 2 -3  years’ experience as an accountant
  • Resident of Mombasa
  • knowledge / experience of processing receivables and payables
  • experience of making statutory filings
  • experience with basic accounting systems like quick books/ sage/ Excel
  • Ability to do bank reconciliations and supplier statement reconciliations
  • A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts
  • Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An attractive salary package
  • 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 resume stating the job title on the subject to: [email protected] before 30th November 2014
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