Inventory Accounting Manager, Jumia Nigeria

Jumia is Nigeria's number one online shopping destination where you can shop the widest selection of electronics, fashion, home appliances, kid's items and more in Nigeria and have them shipped directly to your home or office at your convenience!We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Inventory Accounting ManagerObjectiveReporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Inventory Accounting Manager will manage all aspects of accounting for inventory, including day-to- management of the accounts payable department, month end journal entries, account reconciliations, reserve calculations, accounting controls and procedures, variance analyses, bank reporting and assistance with the physical inventory.ResponsibilitiesResponsibility of Outright, Consignment and Marketplace Inbounding, Invoicing and Item reconciliationResponsibility and accountability for all of the Inventory GL accounts on the balance sheet from data entry to reconciliation of the Inventory GL accountsDevelops inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances and provides recommendations to management regarding process improvementsAssists in the improvement in internal controls related to inventoryMonitors inventory transactions to ensure accuracy of all inventory related activities as they relate to the general ledgerReconciles inventory accounts to the general ledgerWorks with impacted departments to design process improvements, which strengthen the inventory controls and results in reduced inventory shrinkageWorks with Operations to identify, review and resolve inventory, margin and shrinkage issuesManages the physical inventory process, and determine target shortage areas and formulate ideas to combat themDevelops and implement procedures that improve company shrinkage 

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