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  • Posted on: 20 April, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Jumia is the largest e-commerce mall in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones.Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia's mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

    Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e-commerce. Africa Internet Group is Africa's leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.

    HEAD OF HR and Workplace Management-AIG Express (Full time)

     

    Description
    Africa Internet Group (“AIG”) is a clear ongoing success story and is already the leading Internet Group in Africa. Founded in 2012, it is currently operating in 26 countries. Since inception, AIG has created 71 companies in 8 different verticals: online retail, food ordering platform, online marketplace, real estate marketplace, vehicle marketplace, taxi hailing, online travel agency and P2P lending marketplace. AIG is supported by three global experts in e-commerce and African markets: Millicom: www.millicom.com MTN Group: www.mtn.com Rocket Internet: www.rocket-internet.de We are now consolidating our logistics and supply chain capabilities under the newly launched business unit, AIG-Express. The objective of AIG-Express is to create a logistics platform in each of our operating countries, which combines the capabilities of our own warehousing and fleet operations and selected 3PL partners onto a seamless service offering to all our group companies. We are currently recruiting top management positions for AIG-Express, which will be based in Nigeria.

    Introduction to the role
    As Head of HR/REW, you will be responsible for overseeing all matters relating to people management within the organization including but not limited to, hiring and retaining staff, contracts and on boarding for new employees, compensation, performance reviews, and benefits administration, employee relations and General Office Administration. REW dept consists of management for Admin and facilities requirement, Electricians, cafeteria management. etc

    KEY RESULT AREAS:

    • Develop and monitor departmental budget, goals and objectives and operational/work plan for both HR and Administration teams
    • Plans, implements, and manages the human resources function for AIG Express, including recruiting, employee relations, regulatory compliance –staff compensation, benefits, staff development, and employee communications
    • Serve as a resource for managers; coach and mentor senior managers to effectively use the full range of HR tools such as the performance management process.
    • Manage employee immigration processes to include tracking of visas, coordinating filings, employee communications, and coordinating with legal counsel
    • Maintain a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits program to support AIG Express’s ability to attract and retain high quality and well qualified employees
    • Oversees administrative office staff in maintaining files and centralize databases
    • Manages HR issues related to organizational operations.
    • Tracks office supply inventory and approves supply orders.
    • Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
    • Plan for facilities and Admin requirements
    • Deliver a 99% + SLA on facilities

    REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

    • Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, benefits administration, organizational planning and development, employee relations, safety, training and development and office administration
    • Excellent analytical skills and good reasoning abilities and sound judgment
    • Must have a working knowledge and be current with all relevant employment related laws.
    • Must be accurate and efficient, high energy, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills. Superior interpersonal and coaching skills including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levels
    • Good Intra and Interpersonal skills
    • Crisis Management.
    • Experience managing an HR team.
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully participate in senior management teams that provide leadership and strategic direction.

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource or in any related field and a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience  in any related field
    Member of CIPM is an added advantage.

    EXPERIENCE:

    • 7-10 years of professional experience with at least 5 years of progressive and hands-on HR generalist experience and 3 years in customer support and administrative services roles;
    • 3-5 years supervisory experience.

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    Head of Inventory and Cost Accountant

     

    Introduction to the Role

    As Head of Inventory and Cost Accounting you work directly with the CFO and the Head of the Accounting department. You will be responsible for overseeing and supervising the day-to-day operations of the Inventory Accounting department and for all inventory accounting functions.

    The position of Head of Inventory and Cost Accountant entails:

    • Monitoring inventory transactions, responsible for the COGS bookkeeping and recording all transaction in the warehouse relating to receiving and issuing goods
    • Preparing monthly journal entries as needed and performing month-end reconciliations of inventory-related accounts payable ledger amounts
    • Reviewing and validating open balances associated with Inventory PO’s while working closely with business partners
    • Developing inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances
    • Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory
    • Execution of the periodic inventory physical count
    • Reconciling the inventory in Nav Accounting system with OMS and justify any differences.
    • Monitoring the slow moving items according to inventory aging, flagging the impaired items to be sold quickly or making provision according to the company’s inventory policy
    • Controlling and tracing lost items from the warehouse to be charged accurately in income statement
    • Performing month-end account reconciliations of inventory subsystems and general ledger.
    • Assist the field with OMS issues related to inventory

    Profile Requirements

    A successful candidate will fulfill the following requirements:

    • A minimum of 6 years’ experience as an Inventory or Cost Accountant.
    • AA or Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required.
    • CPA designation highly desirable
    • Familiarity with retail accounting and retail inventory
    • Experience handling large accounts as well as an understanding of GAAP in relation to inventory
    • Experience with or curiosity for IT systems and ERP systems. E-commerce is 50% IT, so you must not be afraid of systems
    • Demonstrate proficiency in PC based accounting software (NAV experience preferred)
    • Ability to work well under pressure, to meet changing priorities and deadlines
    • Strong supervisory skills and ability to handle questions and problems in a timely manner
    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
    • Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
    • Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
    • Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies. Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
    • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Accuracy and attention to detail  

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    Head of Accounts Receivable Accounting

     

    Introduction to the Role
    As Head of Accounts Receivable Accounting you work directly with the CFO and the Head of the Accounting department. The Head of Accounts Receivable Accounting works to ensure that we are optimizing client and third party logistics collections and maintaining accurate balances of customer accounts.

    The position of Head of Accounts Receivable Accountant entails:

    Overseeing and supervising the day-to-day operations of the AR department. Managing third party logistics and customer accounts receivable balances and payments, resolve outstanding balances
    Supervising a team of Cashiers and Accounts Receivable Accountants
    Identifying, correcting and communicating payment posting errors
    Researching and recommending accounts for bad debt write off
    Overseeing the month-end and year-end close process. Ensuring that the close is performed accurately in accordance with documented policies and with strict adherence to deadlines
    Performing thorough review of staff work to ensure accuracy of billings, collections and accounting data
    Supervising the Cash Collections team to assist in the accurate application of payments received, the reversal/reapplication of cash as needed in the billing adjustment process
    Maintaining an accurate and clean aging report, ensuring that invoicing and credits have been processed and applied in a timely manne
    Ensuring compliance with internal controls and accounting policies applicable to accounts receivable billing and collections functions
    Assisting with the automation & streamlining of existing accounting procedures with the goal of implementing “best practices”. Suggest improvements to current processes.
    Designing and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to efficiently and effectively accomplish the departments day to day tasks, as well as its broader goals and objectives
    Training, managing and mentoring staff to promote internal growth and employee retention
    Performing miscellaneous ad-hoc research and reporting and other duties as assigned

    Profile Requirements
    A successful candidate will fulfill the following requirements:

    Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 5 years previous Collections/Accounts Receivable experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity
    AA or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
    High Volume Accounts receivable experience
    Strong collections background
    Exposure to basic general ledger concepts/GAAP accounting, primarily fundamentals of revenue recognition.
    Experience with or curiosity for IT systems and ERP systems. E-commerce is 50% IT, so you must not be afraid of systems
    Demonstrate proficiency in PC based accounting software (NAV experience preferred)
    Ability to work well under pressure, to meet changing priorities and deadlines
    Strong supervisory skills and ability to handle questions and problems in a timely manner
    Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
    Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
    Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
    Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies. Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
    Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    Strong organizational skills
    Accuracy and attention to detail

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    Head of General Ledger Accounting

     

    Introduction to the Role

    As Head of General Ledger Accounting you work directly with the CFO and the Head of the Accounting department. You will be responsible for all aspects of general accounting and will be one of the key support role for the Accounting function alongside the Head of AP, AR and Inventory accounting.  This position involves reconciliation of general ledger accounts, and intercompany transactions.

    The position of Head of General Ledger Accounting entails:

    Overseeing the monthly closing of the general ledgers, including preparation and reviewing of monthly closing journal entries, importing of transactions from source systems (Payroll, Fixed Assets, …) and posting of ledgers
    Preparing and reviewing prepaid, deferral and accrual reconciliations
    Maintaining effective internal controls for all assigned responsibilities
    Providing monthly reconciliations of assigned accounts
    Ensuring an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close and the timely reporting of all monthly financial information, entering quarterly data in Viareport
    Providing back up/support to other accounting team members as needed, especially the Head of Accounting and the Corporate FP&A Manager in analysis of operational results compared to plan and forecast
    Monitoring and analyzing general ledger processes to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
    Responding to requests from internal and external auditors
    Assisting with special projects and analysis as directed and researching and reporting on significant accounting issues.

    Profile Requirements

    A successful candidate will fulfill the following requirements:
    Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience
    Minimum of 5 years of work experience in private and/or public accounting
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred, or progress toward certification
    Experience with or curiosity for IT systems and ERP systems. E-commerce is 50% IT, so you must not be afraid of systems, Navision experience is a plus
    Familiarity with retail accounting
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills and customer focused approach
    Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and a drive to achieve both short and long term results
    Ability to work well under pressure, to meet changing priorities and deadlines
    Strong supervisory skills and ability to handle questions and problems in a timely manner
    Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
    Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
    Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
    Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies. Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
    Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    Strong organizational skills
    Accuracy and attention to detail

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    Head of Accounts Payable Accounting

     

    Job Description
    As Head of Accounts Payable Accounting you work directly with the CFO and the Head of the Accounting department. You will be responsible for overseeing and supervising the day-to-day operations of the AP department. You will be supervising a team of three senior team leads and full team of 20 data entry clerks.
     
    The position of Head of Accounts Payable Accountant entails:
    Participating in processing international and domestic supplier invoices and payments; Ensuring invoices are approved and posted correctly to the general ledger and reconciling balance sheet accounts. Ensuring that proper approvals and receipt documents are matched correctly to supplier invoices
    Closing of each payables cycle, including: Posting all AP batches, preparing and submitting accruals for month-end closing. Reviewing invoice batches to ensure accuracy regarding classification and coding of invoices
    Responsible for reviewing of Accounts Payable Aging Reports to ensure compliance with established payment terms. Ensuring the timely payment of invoices and other reimbursements.
    Preparing and reviewing monthly journal entries for accruals, expenses, void checks, and proper account distribution. Analyzing general ledger accounts and preparung reports of budget versus actual expenses. Preparing journal entries to correct general ledger account discrepancies
    Reconciling assigned account balances: accounts payable trade, accounts payable non trade and other assigned accounts
    Responding to inquiries from vendors, employees, and management; and conducts special investigations/research to resolve issues with vendor invoices
    Interacting with Purchasing and Warehouse Departments on a regular basis to ensure that all required documentation is forwarded to Accounts Payable as required
    Interacting with vendors on a regular basis, researches and resolves invoice discrepancies
    Ensuring that the distribution of work to Accounts Payable Clerks is appropriate, and reviews and monitors productivity of clerical staff
    Assisting in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
     
    Profile Requirements
    A successful candidate will fulfill the following requirements:
    Minimal 5 years of progressive accounts payable experience with at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity
    AA or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
    High Volume Payables experience (department processes 5,000 + invoices per month)
    Experience with or curiosity for IT systems and ERP systems. E-commerce is 50% IT, so you must not be afraid of systems
    Demonstrate proficiency in PC based accounting software (NAV experience preferred)
    Ability to work well under pressure, to meet changing priorities and deadlines
    Strong supervisory skills and ability to handle questions and problems in a timely manner
    Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
    Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
    Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
    Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies. Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
    Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    Strong organizational skills
    Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and professionalism at all times
    Accuracy and attention to detail

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    Head of Accounting

     

    Job Description
    As Head of Accounting you work directly with the CFO and founding teams which you support in interdisciplinary issues such as controlling and accounting. You will be responsible for the daily accounting transactions, accounting procedures and financial reporting. You will also work with the AIG CFO to make sure corporate policies and procedures are adhered to.
     
    The position of Head of Accounting entails:
    Overseeing the daily accounting activities required to accurately maintain the company’s general ledger, subsidiary ledgers, and other financial records and schedules.
    Managing and maintaining the financial accounting system, and all accounting processes including daily accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash collection, GL, payroll, bank, inventory reconciliation and tax filings
    Supervising, directing and reviewing the work of a team of senior accountants (Heads of AP, AR, Inventory, Treasury) and their teams. Establishing working procedures and process for accounting personnel.
    Managing monthly, quarterly and annual closing activities.
    Reviewing general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting.
    Preparing and entering monthly adjusting journal entries.
    Analyzing and reconciling accounts as required.
    Generating quarterly and annual financial statements (balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow) monthly.
    Assisting the FPA teams with budget and forecast preparation schedule by collecting relevant business data and projections from the line departments and provide relevant analyses and feedback to enable finalization of the budget and forecast proposals and all related reports including profit & loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements.
    Evaluating & implementing internal and external audit recommendations & provides feedback to management on results
    Ensuring compliance with all country legal, regulatory and tax reporting requirements 
     
    Profile Requirements
    A successful candidate will fulfill the following requirements:
    Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy or Finance
    Certified Public Accountant or the like from internationally recognized accounting body
    At least 8 years practical experience 
    Experience in managing a team
    Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external affiliates and clients
    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We are building ventures from scratch, learning and solving problems along the way
    Hands-on attitude. E-commerce is 50% operations, so you must not be afraid of rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty
    Experience with or curiosity for IT systems and ERP systems. E-commerce is 50% IT, so you must not be afraid of systems
    Strong drive and ability to implement change in fast moving organizations
    Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with company policies. Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
    Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    Strong organizational skills
    Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and professionalism at all times
    Accuracy and attention to detail

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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