Senior General Ledger Accountant Jumia

  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
  • Full Time
  • Greater Accra
  • Applications have closed
State: Accra
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 07/11/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 3 Years
Career Level: Mid Career
Industry: Commerce

Senior General Ledger Accountant Summary

Jumia is looking for talented Senior General Ledger Accountant with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!


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.

Jumia is looking for talented people with a passion for Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey!

Senior General Ledger Accountant Main Responsibilities

Ensure Balance Sheet Accounts are reconciled monthly in line with period end close timelines

Ensure IFRS 16 reporting and completion of related topics with the Central finance teams

Lead in ensuring compliance to timelines during monthly period-end closing.
Assist in the documentation and maintenance of Ledger processes and controls, including the identification and testing of relevant SOX controls.

Track and maintain fixed asset ledger by coordinating with IT and Accounts Payable; prepare schedules for reporting of fixed assets.

Assist with year-end audits.

Liaise with Head of Accounts to ensure accurate and timely filing of all monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings and filing of the support documents to a dedicated drive.

Directly assist the Head of Accounts to ensure accuracy of all accounting balances (Customer/Vendor/GLs/Bank etc.).

Senior General Ledger Accountant  Requirements

Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and standards
Awareness of business trends
Familiarity with financial accounting statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experience with ERP accounting software packages, like SAP or Navision
Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
Accuracy and attention to detail

Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
5+ years’ experience in general accounting or tax accounting
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment

We Offer the Senior General Ledger Accountant

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 given the challenges that we propose you to take.


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