You will apply a Finance lens and deep understanding of business issues and priorities to form a consolidated view of Jumia Services [Supply Chain Business] performance.
The role supports the business by translating this view of performance to provide insights for decision making and ensuring financial implications are integrated into strategic plans and also help drive performance improvements whilst maintaining an independent Finance appropriate decision making.
In particular you will:
Partners with the business stakeholders to analyse financial performance and articulate the underlying delivery of actuals vs. latest forecasts on a monthly and provide recommendations and interventions to drive improved performance.
Timely processing & update of supply chain costs. Prepare activity/ rate calculation for supply indirect, warehousing and freight
Analyze and report all variances impacting supply chain profitability
Review the transfer pricing/ costs charges by concerns & 3rd party suppliers
Monitor & report slow moving and obsolescent stocks
Co-ordinate & forecast key supply chain cost drivers that impact the financial catch-up
Provide accurate and timely costing information and analysis to drive budget tracking & costs control
Assist CFO to manage annual budgeting of SC components including supply indirect
Provide finance business partnering to the supply chain team (make, source, plan & deliver)
Develop savings & profit targets/ KPIs in line with business objectives and action standards
Provide financial input into supply chain projects
Identify key areas of opportunities and improvement gaps
At least 6+ years experience of related commercial finance and FP&A work experience preferable in a FMCG company
Finance Business Partnering experience will be an added advantage.
Experience in Supply Chain Accounting and Controls.
Experience in annual strategic plan and business planning.
Master’s in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar
Knowledge, Skills & Attribute
Well versed dealing with similar stakeholders from Operations/Supply Chain/Buying.
Experience with the identification of risks and opportunities in the PnL.
Jumia, Nigeria's no. 1 online retailer was established in May 2012 with the aim and vision to become the one-stop shop for retail in Nigeria with implementation of best practices both online and offline.
Initially starting with 3 employees, Jumia presently has a staff strength of 1000 young and entrepreneurial Nigerians including our 150 man strong customer service team available 7 days a week.
Jumia is the largest online retail store in Nigeria.
Deliveries to all 36 states in Nigeria.
At inception we did an average delivery time of a week, today we do, on average, delivery in 1-5 days.
Jumia set-up the 1st e-commerce academy in Nigeria, the Jumia Academy, building young entrepreneurs
Jumia Nigeria was established with an aim to provide every customer and prospective customer alike with an all-round satisfying retail experience. We offer deliveries through over 300 dispatch fleets and 18 hubs in different cities nationwide.
150 customer service agents available to guide the customer through a wonderful shopping experience and 1000 employees putting together team efforts to ensure all the customer's needs are met.
Jumia Nigeria has authentic products, best prices in the market, free returns policy, prompt nationwide delivery and best-in-class customer service.
Jumia Nigeria has established for itself strengths through its core values of unique on-time delivery, up to date technology and delivering an all-together exciting shopping experience, always placing the needs and desires of the customer first.
Multiple options of payments including Paga, credit cards, Verve, First Naira Bank card, Cash on Delivery method and a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology for online payments to ensure incidences of fraud are prevented.
Over 100,000 products housed in a 90,000 square feet warehouse facility and 500 offline sales agents taking convenience to Nigerians even on the streets.