Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact.
Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.
With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live.
E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.
With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, 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 in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. The
Internal Control IT & Data Analyst shall help the Internal Control function deliver a variety of projects to strengthen Jumia’s internal control and risk management capabilities.
The position has the responsibility to support our Internal Control function in IT and BI projects and consult with internal stakeholders on information technology, operational controls, process improvement and conduct controls procedures based on data analytics.
There is a significant opportunity for the successful candidate to gain exposure across the entire Jumia Group of Companies.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to providing excellence in client service and a demonstrated ability of producing high quality results.
Strong interpersonal skills are required to interact with all level of seniorities among colleagues. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
The successful candidate shall plan and execute controls assignments to ensure that people, processes and tools operate according to defined policies, standards, procedures and applicable laws and regulations.
Main Responsibilities :
Be in charge of Data Analytics for Internal Control
Develop a thorough understanding of the business, risks and processes for assigned projects
Implement the approved control procedure including any special tasks or projects requested by Management
Provide insights into current, emerging and potential IT issues, trends and opportunities that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls
Leverage data analytics to streamline control routines and efficiencies. Seek to incorporate data analytics into all aspects of the control and develop analytics with the business owners
Be a key influencer of operational efficiency and well controlled change management
Present findings to management and provide practical recommendations for improvement and actively monitor audit related remediation and management action plans
Identify emerging risks and propose mitigation strategies.
Maintain a consolidated assessment framework (Risk & Controls Matrix) on the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s processes for monitoring its control maturity and managing its risks
Bachelor / Master in Computer Science or Engineering
7-8 years prior position in IT Governance / IT Audit internal audit or external auditing firm
Professional qualifications will be a plus (CPA, ACCA, CIA, etc.)
Recognized Auditing and information system certifications will be a plus (e.g. CISA, CIA, CISSP)
Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques
Experience delivering and managing IT SOX audits with a focus on both business process and ITGCs
Practical and creative in suggesting recommendations for improvements to internal control processes, policies and procedures
Excellent analytical skills for identifying control issues
Excellent writing skills in English (French is a plus) sufficient to prepare audit material and Risk & Audit Committee submissions
Excellent knowledge of database applications including SQL
Strong written, verbal and analytical skills
Technical knowledge of ACL is desired
Advanced skills in Microsoft office, with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
We offer :
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 as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures