Gokada is a leading technology startup in Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria, and has the potential to become one of the most impactful companies in all of Africa. Our Mission is to make African Cities easier, better, and more enjoyable to live in by empowering the lives of people through technology. Our Vision is to be the biggest Super App for Africa and we aim to make Africa Cities easier, better, and more enjoyable to live in by empowering the lives of people through technology.

Job Position: Finance Manager

Job Location: Lagos (Onsite)

Job Description

  • We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager who will provide support to the business by managing daily accounting and financial tasks.
  • They will compile reports, prepare, maintain and reconcile financial statements and other financial documents.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Preparation of financial statements.
  2. Maintain the accounts payable and receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate payment records.
  3. Review invoices and other payment requests for appropriate approvals, adequacy of budget cover, the validity of claims, and relevant supporting documents.
  4. Ensure timely processing of all payables.
  5. Assist in following up on outstanding reconciling items to ensure timely resolution of issues relating to reconciliation.
  6. Review and reconcile relevant tax accounts – VAT, WHT, PAYE, etc. to ensure completeness, accuracy, and validity.
  7. Compute and file tax returns to relevant tax authorities including related reports to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations.
  8. Administer petty cash disbursement and reconciliation.
  9. Process advance requests and track retirements in line with approved policies
  10. Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory.
  11. Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others.
  12. Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  13. Periodically review the organization’s financial reports and identify opportunities for cost reduction.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or a Finance related discipline.
  • 5 years relevant work experience in a similar role.
  • Professional accounting qualification (ICAN, ACCA, CIMA) is required
  • Experience working with spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.

Must have skills:

  1. Intrinsically motivated.
  2. Results – oriented and pragmatic with exceptional problem solving and decision making skills.
  3. Emotionally intelligent and team player with an international outlook
  4. Excellent and precise communication & presentation skills.
  5. Comfortable and effective in managing and communicating with team members and stakeholders.
  6. Ability to deliver results with low levels of supervision.
  7. Strong interpersonal skills, time management and planning skills.
  8. Conscientious in approach to work.
  9. Excellent Managerial Skills.
  10. Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with external parties.
  11. Up to date knowledge of Key financial reporting standards.
  12. Comprehensive Knowledge and Application of Nigerian Tax Laws.
  13. Strong demonstrated use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  14. Strong financial planning, organizational, and analytical skills.

Why Gokada?

  1. Meaningful Rewards: Competitive base pay, Flexible Leave Plan, Health Insurance, Training & Skills Development
  2. Meaningful Work: Your role at Gokada will directly contribute to improving the livelihoods of many Africans
  3. Personal Growth: Opportunity to leave your mark on one of the fastestgrowing organizations in Africa
  4. The Best Team: Work with a motivated and talented team who have a common shared vision.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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