Finance Business Partner at Jumia

Jumia is the leading pan-Africa e-commerce platform. Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to improve the quality of everyday life in Africa by leveraging technology to deliver innovative, convenient and affordable online services to consumers, while helping businesses grow as they use our platform to reach and serve consumers.Jumia is currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey in the position below:Job Title: Finance Business Partner - JumiaDepartment: FinanceResponsibilitiesAs a Finance Business Partner, you will apply a Finance lens and deep understanding of business issues and priorities to form a consolidated view of Jumia Services [Supply Chain Business] performance.The role supports the business by translating this view of performance to provide insights for decision making and ensuring financial implications are integrated into strategic plans and help drive performance improvements whilst maintaining an independent Finance appropriate decision making.In particular, you will: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 freightAnalyze and report all variances impacting supply chain profitabilityReview the transfer pricing/ costs charges by concerns & 3rd party suppliersMonitor & report slow moving and obsolescent stocksCo-ordinate & forecast key supply chain cost drivers that impact the financial catchupProvide accurate and timely costing information and analysis to drive budget tracking & costs controlAssist CFO to manage annual budgeting of SC components including supply indirectProvide finance business partnering to the supply chain team (make, source, plan & deliver)Develop savings & profit targets/ KPIs in line with business objectives and action standardsProvide financial input into supply chain projectsIdentify key areas of opportunities and improvement gaps . 

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