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Job Opportunities at Jumia Nigeria, Tuesday 24, January 2017

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We started operating in Africa in 2012 and since then have launched multiple successful companies such as Jumia, Jumia Market, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs, Jumia Car and Jumia Services.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in.

We are currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of business development.

VIDEO EDITOR / MOTION GRAPHICS

OBJECTIVES
As Video Editor/Motion Graphics, your responsibility is to skilfully transform recorded footage into a finished video, suitable for broadcasting on approved media, using a combination of dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects to merge sight and sound in order to tell a cohesive story.

You will also be responsible for creating concepts, graphics and layouts for motion graphics projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Manipulate and edit video pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
Edit short-form videos that include junkets, sit-down interviews, mash-ups, event coverage, sizzles and more
Create videos in various lengths and formats for multiple platforms and social channels
Collaborate with producers/social media strategists to brainstorm and create disruptive, social first content that is optimized for sharing and the intended social platform.
Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity
Responsible for on-site film production, motion graphics, video editing, and audio editing.
Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.
Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process.
Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.
Maintains all edit equipment, trouble shoots problems, and actively facilitates repairs.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Proven video editing ability with a strong portfolio.
Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Adobe Creative Suites (After Effects, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator), Avid Media Composer, Light works, and Final Cut)
Creative mind and storytelling abilities
Ability to make appropriate music selection for production.
Must be familiar with special effects, 3D and compositing.
Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity.
Strong attention to details, schedules, editorial flow, and all phases of video.

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree in Cinematography, Communications or related Arts from a recognised and accredited University
Minimum of 2 year proven experience with portfolio that demonstrates your ability to turn raw ideas into beautiful and compelling content.
Experience working in the technology field, understanding the business and customer goals for a consumer audience, and translating those goals into conversational, engaging content for customers.
Proficient with Premiere Pro, After Effects, and other Adobe Creative programs.
Full understanding of video specs: resolution, frame rate, audio formats, aspect ratio, and bitrate settings
Design/Agency/VFX/Advertising or Studio background is a bonus
Adequate knowledge of the Ecommerce Industry
Demonstrated knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.

HEAD OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS

OBJECTIVE
To ensure an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee the financial planning and analysis organization and work with Finance directors, management team, both local team and central team, to provide value-added insight into the business.
Prepare a monthly reporting package that includes full financial statements, comprehensive Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting, operational dashboard reporting, analysis of key business trends, actual versus budget variances and comprehensive executive level explanations of differences.
Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to the strategic objectives.
Develop and monitor the company’s annual budget and monthly forecasts, which shall include establishing budget tools, setting timelines and ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive and completed on time.
Prepare and maintain an efficient and effective process of evaluating, tracking and monitoring all strategic planning activity for the company with appropriate links to the annual budget and strategic plan.
Provide a high level of thought process to drive improvement; recommend areas for improvement and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure.
Supervise and manage the performance of a team of FP&A professionals.
Routinely communicate business unit and company financial and operational performance trends, historical and forecasted, using appropriate metrics, identifying risks and opportunities related to the achievement of the company’s financial plans.
Influence the accuracy and effectiveness of the corporate accounting consolidation and closing process through analytical review and trend analysis.
Develop and execute financial modelling tools to allow for routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance, new projects and decision making.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel) and  ERP systems
Great attention to detail, self-motivation, time management and a high level of discipline are key
Stakeholder management
Excellent Numerical and Analytical skills

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
A BSc in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised and accredited University
Professional Qualification like ICAN, ACCA, ACA is an added advantage
Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a fast-paced corporate environment preferably in a similar role
Experience in preparing, analysing, and implementing accounting and reporting requirements
Solid FP&A experience (budgeting, forecasting, planning and analysis)

FINANCE MANAGER, LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS

OBJECTIVE
As Finance Manager, Logistics and Operations, you will be responsible for providing financial advice and support to the Company in order to make sound business decisions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Inventory Management
Establish and monitor appropriate accounting practices to ensure all inventory activities are captured correctly in Inventory Management system and interface accurately into the accounting system
Establish inventory reconciliation procedures to ensure accuracy of all balances
Ensure accurate Inventory ageing and analysis and appropriate provisions are kept in the books for slow and obsolete stock
Ensure accurate book  keeping for all initiatives regarding stock in transit and returns to Vendors
Financial Planning and Budget Management

Prepare the annual operating and strategic plan for the business unit (includes working capital and cashflow projections) to the right quality and to time.
Prepare unit budgets and consolidate for the business unit and ensure consistency of numbers in line with the Service Level Agreements with each venture.
Deploy best in class cost accounting tools to ensure clarity of cost bases and provide clarity on Cost optimization opportunities, and revenue generating schemes.
Ensure accuracy in invoicing
Ensure all unit heads are held to account to operate in line with the budget. Full variance analysis and corrective action plans are provided on a periodic basis (e.g. monthly)
Financial analysis as will be required from time to time too aid management decision making.
Financial Accounting and Reporting

Ensure completeness, correctness and accuracy of accounting records and transactions in the Financial accounting systems and in line with IFRS.
Prepare monthly reconciliation statements of accruals and analysis of expense and revenue heads.
Ensure proper filing of source documents and records relating to the operations of the business unit.
Prepare Monthly Business Review reports fully reconciled to the SLA and the Financial accounting systems.
Ensure internal control processes are working optimally.
Expedite all audit assignments and ensure that recommendations are implemented to time and risks identified are mitigated.
Adequacy of reconciliation with 3rd Party Logistics providers and completeness and accuracy of transactions embarked on with them.
Fixed Asset and CAPEX Management
Ensure the completeness and accuracy of the fixed asset register in line with IFRS.
Ensure the adequacy of controls over the additions and disposals of assets and physical verification.

Others
Provide leadership to finance team members and financial support to unit heads within the Business Unit.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
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
Proficiency in the use of ERP 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 with a team
Strong organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and professionalism at all times
Accuracy and attention to detail

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking and Finance, Economics from a reputable University or equivalent
Master’s Degree in similar role above is an advantage
Certification from any recognized professional body (ACCA, ACA, ICAN, CFA) is compulsory
Minimum of 5 years’ in supervisory role with Cost accounting and management experience
Relevant financial accounting and management experience in supply chain operations
Adequate knowledge of the Ecommerce Industry

TO APPLY
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VIDEO EDITOR / MOTION GRAPHICS
HEAD OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
FINANCE MANAGER, LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS

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Parker Chuks is an online entreprenuer and professional Internet Marketer with 10 years' industry experience. He is Chartered Member of Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (MCPN) and also a Member, Nigeria Computer Society (MNCS). He founded JobcenterNigeria in 2008, shortly after his NYSC, to connect Job seekers with Employers. He trys as much as possible to make sure all vacancies published are real and genuine Jobs in Nigeria. He also appreciates your effort if you share this job on your Facebook and Twitter for your family and friends to apply too.

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