Jumia Regional Internal Audit Manager East-South Africa - Jobs in Kenya

Jumia Regional Internal Audit Manager East-South Africa - Jobs in Kenya

Who we are

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.

Our platforms consist of our marketplace, which connects sellers with consumers, our logistics service, which enables the shipment and delivery of packages from sellers to consumers, and our payment service, which facilitates transactions among participants active on our platform in selected markets.

Through our online platforms, consumers can access a wide range of physical and digital goods and services, fashion, electronics, beauty products and also hotel and flight bookings or restaurant delivery.

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!

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.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Regional Internal Audit Manager is responsible for evaluating the adequacy and operational effectiveness of Jumia’s risk management, internal control and governance processes.
  • He/she shall plan and execute audit assignments to ensure that people, processes and tools operate according to defined policies, standards, procedures and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Overall, his/her assignments shall provide a reasonable assurance whether significant financial and operational risks are appropriately identified and managed and whether financial information is accurately, completely and timely reported.

    He/She shall:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the business, risks and processes for assigned projects;
  • Implement the approved audit plan including any special tasks or projects requested
    by Management or the Risk & Audit Committee;
  • Plan and execute audits of operational, IT and financial processes, systems and applications; (covering our regional operations with 50 to 60% travel time);
  • Be a key influencer of operational efficiency and well controlled change management;
  • Present findings to management and provide practical recommendations for improvement and actively monitor audit related remediation and management action plans;
  • Participate in preparing relevant material to be reviewed by the Risk & Audit Committee;
  • Identify emerging issues that may impact the audit plan;
  • Maintain a consolidated assessment framework (Risk & Controls Matrix) on the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s processes; for monitoring its control maturity and managing its risks;
  • Maintain a professional audit knowledge, skills, experience, and professional certifications to meet the requirements of the internal audit function.
  • Reporting to the Group Head of Internal Audit

    Required Skills
  • Bachelor/ Master in accounting, finance, administration or business;
  • 7-8 years of internal/external audit experience preferably with big 4 practice firm;
  • Professional qualifications will be a plus (CPA, ACCA, CIA, etc.);
  • Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques;
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP/IFRS guidelines and Sarbanes-Oxley rules and regulations;
  • Practical and creative in suggesting recommendations for improvements to internal control processes, policies and procedures;
  • Excellent analytical skills for identifying control issues;
  • Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking) in English
  • French is a must for the West & Central Africa role
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft office, with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 22nd July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Jumia Regional Internal Audit Manager East-South Africa - Jobs in Kenya

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