Head of Account Receivables Jobs Jumia Kenya

Head of Account Receivables Jobs Jumia Kenya


Head of Account Receivables Job at Jumia Kenya

Jumia Kenya is a one-stop online retailer for all Fashion and High-Tech needs. They present a wide selection of goods including electronics, shoes, apparel, home accessories and many more, delivered right to your doorstep.

About the Role

They are looking for a Head of Account Receivables to handle A/R reconciliation and take lead on the integration of Jumia’s financial systems. This role also involves taking on financial analysis and modelling.

Head of Account Receivables Job Responsibilities

  • Management of Account Receivables for Ecommerce Business Unit
  • Undertake a comprehensive review of all accounts against target ageing position in Navision, while ensuring compliance to accounting standards
  • Remediate discrepancies in a timely fashion through thorough investigation and rectification via accurate time-bound forecasts (monthly, quarterly, annual and adhoc, as required)
  • Ensure account compliance in accordance with payment terms and conditions
  • Management of Integrated Accounts across Ecommerce Vendor Portfolio
  • Undertake a comprehensive review of all vendor accounts while ensuring the accurate position is reflected on Seller
  • Centre/Navision, to reflect a realistic view of the current financial position
  • Ensure that the system accurately depicts payment status across the portfolio of vendors at time-bound intervals (daily, weekly, monthly and adhoc, as required)
  • Control account and key balance sheet reconciliations
  • Financial Analysis
  • Undertake comprehensive review of monthly financial performance to support short/medium/long term business planning and forecasts
  • Undertake investigatory analysis of margins across categories and vendor profiles
  • Ensure
    key financial information enables management to make well-informed decisions
  • Provide advice/insights on the financial position through periodic financial statements, i.e. P&L, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries, that will direct consequential and remedial actions

    Qualifications for the Head of Account
    Receivables Job


  • Relevant degree in Financial
  • Accounting/Management
  • ACCA/CPA is required
  • You have experience working in e-commerce/retail
  • You have between 5 – 10 years relevant experience
  • You are proficient in Ms Office, having stellar Excel skills
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • You are excited about building businesses from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
  • You have Cost Accounting, Financial
  • Accounting and Management Accounting skills
  • You have working knowledge of both IFRS and the local GAAP
  • You have experience with or curiosity for
  • IT systems and ERP systems
  • International experience is a plus
  • You are familiar with relationship management tools

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 27th November 2018
  • For more information and job application details, see; Head of Account Receivables Jobs Jumia Kenya

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