Treasury Officer- Jumia

Jumia Nigeria

 Lagos
Last Seen: 6th December 2021

Company Name Jumia Nigeria

Job TypeFull Time

Education LevelBA/BSc/HND

Required Experience6 years


Job Objective

The Treasury Officer will proactively take ownership of a range of duties including but not limited to the resolution of banking and financial service inquiries, comprehensive analysis and conclusions on operating and payments activities, and execution of treasury compliance activities related to banking, payments and investments.

Responsibilities 

  • Proactively monitor cash management processes, identifying non- standard activity, exceptions or non-compliance to cash, banking and treasury policies, and escalating to management (optimize cash management processes and systems).
  • Manage the daily cash flows/ liquidity and ensure availability of funds to meet the company’s operations and all likely contingencies.
  • Prepare cash forecasts and manage cash flows/cycles ensuring availability of adequate funds to meet daily operational requirements.
  • Identify the need and request for funds from Group Treasury as required.
  • Validate all supplier and vendor payments and ensure that all requests for payment are supported with valid invoices/ receipts and other supporting documents in line with financial policies.
  • Oversee the disbursement of cash ensuring compliance with defined policies and procedures.
  • Establish and manage relationships with key bankers and investors.
  • Participate/ provide inputs in the review of company’s bankers ensuring compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
  • Continually identify new banking service opportunities and provide recommendations and/ or business case for adoption of such services.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Finance

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics or other related discipline.
  • Relevant professional certification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA).
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience.
  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to bank industry.
  • Strong finance and accounting knowledge, including experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Strong data analysis and modelling skills.
  • Sound business acumen.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Good problem-solving skills.

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.

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