Finance Associate – Payments at Klasha Nigeria

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  • Job ID 29829
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Klasha makes it easy for African consumers to shop online. We build technology that allows African consumers to easily access the goods they want on the continent. We enable payments online in local African currencies and can handle the last-mile logistics for our retail partners too. Statistically, Africa is the future, so we believe consumers on the continent should have the same frictionless access to the global e-commerce economy as consumers in the West.

Klasha was founded in Lagos, Nigeria in 2018 and is backed by Techstars, Ginco Investments and a group of notable angel investors. Klasha is run by 20-somethings from five nationalities that speak six different languages between them. Klasha has offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance Associate – Payments

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Finance

About the Role

  • Klasha is looking for a dedicated and resourceful Finance Associate to join our Finance Department.
  • Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful candidate will play a key role in budget planning, financial forecasting, and conducting in-depth financial analyses.
  • This role offers the opportunity for exposure to various finance operations, including treasury functions, and requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

Job Description

  • Assist the Head of Finance in budget planning and management activities, including financial forecasting.
  • Conduct comprehensive financial analyses to inform strategic business decisions and identify efficiency opportunities.
  • Prepare financial reports and statements, ensuring timely and accurate communication of the company’s financial position to relevant stakeholders.
  • Gain exposure to treasury functions, enhancing understanding of cash management, investment and debt management, and risk mitigation.
  • Collaborate closely with the Reconciliation Analyst to ensure accurate and complete financial records, coordinating regularly to verify transaction data.
  • Depending on organisational needs, may specialise in specific areas such as taxation, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, etc. Responsibilities will adapt to accommodate these specialisations as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related course.
  • Understanding of the African payments ecosystem
  • 2- 4 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in payments and/or fintech.
  • Proficiency in analytics and financial management software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present and explain financial information effectively.
  • Good understanding of compliance activities in financial services.


  • All the latest technology you need to do your role.
  • Employee stock option scheme.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Mental health/wellness benefits
  • Budget for French language classes.
  • Work-from-anywhere weeks; work from anywhere for three weeks in a year.
  • Paid birthday day off.
  • Team building events.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Learning and development budget.
  • Discounted access to higher education.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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