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About Daraz:

Launched in 2012, Daraz is South Asia’s online shopping and selling destination of choice ƒ?? present in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Nepal. Supported by a wide range of tailored marketing, data, and service solutions, the pioneering e-commerce ecosystem in South Asia has 30,000 sellers and 500 brands, serving 5 million consumers. With 2 million products available, Daraz offers a diverse assortment of products in categories ranging from consumer electronics to household goods, beauty, fashion, sports equipment, and groceries. Focused on providing an excellent customer experience, it offers multiple payment methods including cash-on-delivery, comprehensive customer care, and hassle-free returns. Daraz is owned by Alibaba Group Holding Limited.

At Daraz, we believe in chasing hard towards big goals. By 2022, we have six aspirations to lead Pakistan into the digital era:

  1. As the market leader, we will continue to drive 100%+ annual growth of the e-commerce market for the next 4 years.
  2. Reach 200,000 active Daraz sellers (all educated through Daraz University).
  3. Engage 25 million Daraz users monthly by being relevant, convenient, and service-minded.
  4. Create 1 million jobs for marketplace participants.
  5. Fully digitalize the logistics ecosystem with real-time visibility for customers regardless of location.
  6. Introduce digital payments to 10 million new customers.


?ú Monitoring the financial accounting and reporting systems on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to ensure the data in the ERP system is up to date.

?ú Providing and interpreting financial information and business trends including providing objective strategic advice.

?ú Work in collaboration with the Global CFO on key initiatives related to financial reporting consistency and new business initiatives from Regional teams.

?ú Support the Global CFO in preparing monthly performance write-ups and preparing reports.

?ú Analyzing changes in financial performance and advising operational teams and management of said changes on a just-in-time basis accordingly.

?ú Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction and efficiency opportunities.

?ú Support the Tax function on accurate Tax mapping, tax filing and transfer pricing.

?ú Build and maintain excellent relationships with banks and required government departments.

?ú Liaison with auditors and handle the annual audit.

?ú Work closely with the payments team on digital payment gateway collections and processing refunds.


?ú Minimum of 8 yearsƒ?? experience in Financial Control/Accounting Process Design and Delivery within a fast-paced environment.

?ú Bachelorƒ??s degree in Finance and Accounting and CA/ACCA with a strong academic record especially and sound knowledge in IFRS and GAAP. Masterƒ??s degree in Finance and Accounting is preferable.

?ú Advanced Excel skills (including formulas, pivots & macros).

?ú Excellent leadership skills and ability to work well with cross-functional teams to reach a win-win situation.

?ú Excellent communication and presentation skills.

?ú Excellent numerical skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

?ú Experience in working with ERP systems.

?ú Live the Daraz values: Continuously Innovate, Generosity of Spirit, Deliver on our Promise & Make it Personal.

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