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Finance Transformation Manager



Accounting & Finance
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

About us:

Luno is the crypto investment app you can rely on, enabling you to buy, store and explore crypto securely. We’re committed to putting the power of cryptocurrency in everyone's hands sensibly and responsibly.

Since 2013, we’ve helped millions of people around the world invest safely in crypto. We do this by cutting through the hype and supporting customers at every step of the way. All products and cryptocurrencies on our platform must first meet stringent legal, risk and technical security standards. We don’t do memecoins. Transparency is key for us. Luno stores all crypto on a 1:1 basis and we have rigorous processes in place so you can be confident your investment is secure. We’re available in more than 40 countries around the world and we work closely with respective regulators in all of these markets to be fully compliant, as we believe this is the best way to help everyone, everywhere, invest safely.

About the team:

We’re a quirky bunch of humans, who are excited about devising creative solutions to spark the evolution of our ways of working and thinking, here in the finance team.

The role in a nutshell:

Be integral in leading the transformation of our finance team.

Your mission will be:

  • Gain a deep understanding of finance operations, pinpointing where processes can be improved and coming up with effective solutions.
  • Work with teams from different departments to create comprehensive plans and projects.
  • Take the lead in guiding discussions on how to improve finance operations and systems.
  • Take charge of the program's roadmap, making sure it's implemented smoothly and is a scalable solution.
  • Encourage and persuade teams to embrace new processes, supporting them to succeed.
  • Keep communication flowing smoothly between projects, always on the lookout for risks and opportunities to make things better.
  • Lead the team in creating business requirements and mapping out future processes and controls.
  • Use data-driven methods to measure and manage implementations, focusing on what brings value to the business.
  • Develop smart strategies for solving problems and guiding teams through changes in new areas.

A little about you:

  • Proven track record with process redesign & implementation
  • A bright, logical mindset, with the ability to quickly grasp concepts and think creatively about solutions.
  • Ability to assess and prioritise incoming information in order to draw inferences from that information that will inform a line of enquiry.
  • The attention to detail of a hawk.
  • Intermediate to advanced user level for Make integrations preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced user level for Databricks preferred
  • Proficiency in SQL and Javascript
  • Understanding of processes, systems and flow of data.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to engage with a variety of people across the business at all levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excel in Excel.
  • Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis acquired through related work experience.

Life at Luno:

  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Plus the option to buy and sell up to 5 days leave
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance
  • Access to Learnably and our additional learning platforms for your personal and professional development
  • 6 months primary care-giver leave
  • Paw-ternity leave for your furry friend
  • Annual Inspiration Day in addition to your annual leave which increases based on your length of service!
  • A collaborative, friendly work community, with regular social events and virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • 0 fees up to a certain amount with Luno from the day you start.*

*Offer only available on Luno Instant Buy, not Luno Exchange

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.