Finance Operations Specialist (Internship)

Jumia

Finance | Porto, PT

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!


 


Responsibilities:


As part of Finance Operations team, you will tackle challenging business cases and help on aligning all stakeholders on business processes and systems requirements.


Your daily tasks will include:



  • Being the liaison point between the business stakeholders and finance teams, by understanding operational and business needs and translating them into financial flows, operational processes and system developments;

  • Supporting with analysis, diagnosis and resolution of complex operational issues;

  • Monitoring Jumia Global finance operations through data analytics and proposing improvements.


You will work under the supervision of a senior FinOps analyst, but directly with the business stakeholders (Head of Operations, Vendor Managers, etc.) in the different locations.


 


Requirements:



  • Business, Management or Engineering background;

  • Outstanding analytical skills, attention to details, as well as good communication skills to present conclusions and explain processes to external parties;

  • Strong command of Excel, SQL is a plus (not mandatory) - you need to be interested;

  • Can-do spirit, hands-on;

  • Fluent English in writing and speaking.


 


We offer:



  • 6 month internship 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


 


Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.