Senior General Ledger Accountant
Deadline of this Job:
25 October 2021
Date Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
With over 3,000 employees in 14 countries spanning across 6 African regions, 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 sustainable 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 talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!
o Ensure Balance Sheet Accounts are reconciled monthly in line with period end close timelines.
o Ensure IFRS 16 reporting and completion of related topics with the Central finance teams
o Lead in ensuring compliance to timelines during monthly period-end closing.
o Assist in th
o e documentation and maintenance of Ledger processes and controls, including the identification and testing of relevant SOX controls.
o Track and maintain fixed asset ledger by coordinating with IT and Accounts Payable; prepare schedules for reporting of fixed assets.
o Assist with year-end audits.
o Liaise with Head of Accounts to ensure accurate and timely filing of all monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings and filing of the support documents to a dedicated drive.
o Directly assist the Head of Accounts to ensure accuracy of all accounting balances (Customer/Vendor/GLs/Bank etc.).
o Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and standards
o Awareness of business trends
o Familiarity with financial accounting statements
o Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
o Hands-on experience with ERP accounting software packages, like SAP or Navision
o Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
o Accuracy and attention to detail
o Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
o Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
o 5+ years’ experience in general accounting or tax accounting
o Strong problem solving and analytical skills
o Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment
o A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment;
o The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world;
o An unparalleled personal and professional growth given the challenges that we propose you to take.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree
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