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Entry Level Payroll and Tax Accountant Jobs – Jumia

Job Title:     Payroll
and Tax Accountant
Organisation: Jumia
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Jumia is Africa’s
leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 14
African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food,
Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top
talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is
backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs &
CdC.15.0pt;background:white’>Founded in 2012, Jumia’s mission is to
revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best
online shopping experience through a wide range of products categories
including mobiles & tablets, computers, electronics, home & living,
fashion, sports, health & beauty, grocery and others.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
In
charge of payroll. Preparation in liaison with HR & processing. Responsible
for posting payroll related transactions and reconciliation of respective GL
accounts. Review and ensure proper accounting and accuracy for all payroll
lines. Ensure accuracy timely filing of statutory payroll deductions
·       
In
charge of tax. Manage and maintain the company’s data base. Timely filing of
returns and processing of payments in regards to the same. Possess strong
knowledge of tax laws and regulations and advise on relevant changes that could
affect the business. Responsible for posting of all tax related transactions
and reconciliation of the respective GL accounts
·       
In
charge of intercompany reconciliations and the local POC for any group related
inquiries
·       
Hands on
support during reporting procedures. Assists in preparation of cash flow
forecasts, budgets, balance sheet analytics, among others



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the Jumia Payroll and Tax Accountant job should hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance with a strong preference
in the disciplines of Accounting and preferably Tax
·       
Full/part
qualification in ACCA/CPA would be an added advantage
·       
Two to
three years’ experience in accounting or audit function
·       
Working
knowledge of the tax laws for Uganda
·       
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office computer applications with a strong emphasis on Excel
skills
·       
Demonstrates
the ability to develop strong working relationships with team members,
colleagues and customers
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
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