Finance Operations Manager – Jumia

Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.We are 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 Operations Manager - JumiaLocation: LagosJob Type: Full TimeResponsibilitiesYou will be responsible for managing comprehensive general accounting, management accounting and reportingAlso, you will drive standardization, ensuring financial outputs and service delivery are not only maintained to a high standard but improved, to increase efficiency within the team and forge strong working relationships across the organisation.In particular you will:Build, develop and maintain data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support key strategic business decisionsLead settlements and clearance of financial transactionsEffectively partner with finance partners to design user-friendly reports to meet the needs of the business and enable greater business insight and more effective analysis and decision supportWork with Ops vendors to ensure timely execution and accurate reportingSet up risk management policies, procedures and parameters; responsible for staff training and communication; audit on a regular basis to ensure complianceDevelop relationships with management to gain a deep understanding of the business and identify opportunities to influence business decisionsLead the implementation of new finance related projectsOversee effective reconciliation of partner balance between Operations systems and Accounting systemsDesign new processes and controls for growing business activities.Develop and execute financial planning processes for expense areas 

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