Gokada Recent Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

12 Sep, 2022

Category :

Finance Jobs in Nigeria

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 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. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Finance Officer
Location: Lagos

About the Role:

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


  • Managing the full spectrum of financial accounting and reporting – driving accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end closing.
  • Maintain schedules to track & manage PPE, accrued & prepaid exp, related party transactions, etc.
  • Oversee the accounts payable and receivable functions
  • Review invoices and other payment requests for appropriate approvals, adequacy of budget cover, the validity of claims, and relevant supporting documents
  • Financial planning / forecasting, risk analyzing and periodic budgets and subsequent variance analysis on prepared budgets against actuals.
  • Review and reconcile relevant tax accounts – VAT, WHT, PAYE, etc. to ensure completeness, accuracy, and validity
  • Compute and file tax returns to relevant tax authorities including related reports to ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations
  • Administer petty cash disbursement and reconciliation
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  • Periodically review the organization’s financial reports and identify opportunities for cost reduction.
  • Coordinate with team members to solve any issues faced by chargeback and settlement departments.
  • Ensure daily processing of outgoing dispute actions and on-time response of incoming disputes.
  • Coordinate with gateway platforms to solve pending issues and reply to their inquiries.
  • Communicate with the system support team to report problems and recommend system enhancements & automation.


  • HND / Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field.
  • 1 – 3 years of experience working as a Finance Officer
  • Professional accounting qualification (ICAN, ACCA, CIMA) is an added advantage
  • Strong use of Quickbooks/ Sage accounting ERP, Excel and Google suite proficiency
  • Good knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Comprehensive Knowledge and Application of Nigerian Tax Laws
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Great analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of payment scheme operations (gateway platforms)
  • Experience working in a Big 4 is is an added advantage.

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

Application Deadline:
Not Specified.

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