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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Jumia is your number one Online Shopping solution in Nigeria. There is an online electronic store where you can purchase all your electronics, as well as books, home appliances, fashion items, shoes, mobile phones and more online and have them delivered directly to you. Jumia has payment options that suit everyone, and we have a payment-on-delivery option fo...
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    Account Payable Officer- Jumia

    Job Objective

    As AP officer, you will be responsible for timely processing of vendors payments, booking of expenses and reconciliation of vendor balances. Overall, your responsibilities will include verification of vendor claims before payments are made and proper accounting of goods and services in a timely manner.


    • Check accuracy of invoices
    • Input and code invoices to cost centre
    • Process invoices
    • Match Invoices with Purchase Order (if applicable)
    • Send invoices to Manager for payment approval
    • Schedule payment runs based on standard company payment terms
    • Verify and process employee expense claims and manage the
      approval and payment process.
    • Update and maintain vendor database in a timely manner.
    • Perform reconciliations including supplier statement reconciliations, accrual accounts reconciliation and more.
    • Support the month end process by providing supporting documentation for month end journalsReport on Aged Payables plus other ad hoc reporting where
    • applicable
    • Identify improvements to the accounts payable process.

    Qualification & Experience

    • BSc in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field
    • 3+ years of experience (ICAN membership added advantage)
    • Good communication skills and reporting skill.
    • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • Solid understanding of basic accounting and accounts payable
    • Strong finance and accounting knowledge, including experience with
    • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
    • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage financial records
    • Accurate data entry skills
    • Ability to build good relationships with vendors and suppliers
    • Ability to priorities and multitask
    • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability work as part of a broader team
    • Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages

    We offer

    • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
    • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
    • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Jumia Nigeria on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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