Cape Town

The role in a nutshell:

You’ll form part of the Market Surveillance team based in Cape Town, helping to build Luno’s Market Surveillance capability. You’ll be working in a fast paced environment, collaborating with other Financial Crime and Liquidity team members across multiple regions to help support cross-department operational initiatives.

Your mission will be:

  • Supporting Luno’s market surveillance efforts across multiple regions;
  • Facilitating compliance with regulations to ensure the market is operated in an orderly, fair and transparent manner;
  • Reviewing alerts to ensure compliance with rules governing trading, clearing and settlements of transactions on the exchange;
  • Filing regulatory reports to ensure compliance and deepening trust with regulators;
  • Collaborate with the wider Financial Crime and Liquidity team to support ad-hoc requests and queries;
  • Helping to scale the capability and capacity of the team through the use of technology.

You will enjoy this role if you have:

  • A BSc, BEng, BComm or other relevant qualification from an accredited college/university in Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Math or a related quantitative field of study.
  • At least 3 years experience in a financial markets related role within a trading or compliance environment;
  • Strong analytical, detail oriented mindset
  • A fundamental understanding of customer and transaction risk scoring models;
  • Ability to conduct a quantitative analysis from varied information sources to investigate complex financial transactions;
  • A can do, get things done attitude;
  • Proficiency in English with sound interpersonal skills;
  • An ethical, transparent approach to weighing in on customer activity.

In the first 3 months you will:

  • Have a thorough functional understanding of Luno’s Financial Crime tools and integrations.
  • Support the execution of the Market Surveillance efforts and operationalise initiatives.
  • Identify and understand the challenges and propose solutions to circumvent them.
  • Gain exposure to the cryptocurrency industry, transaction monitoring and financial crime.

The ideal Lunaut for this role will have:

  • Have any additional certifications, such as: SAIFM securities trader, RPE specialisation in the SA Financial Market
  • Have a track record of working in Fintech or Regtech environments;
  • Are passionate about cryptocurrencies.