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Group Treasury Manager



Accounting & Finance
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 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.

The role in a nutshell:

  • You will form part of our Treasury team, supporting all cash and liquidity related needs powering Luno’s business.
  • You’ll work closely with our financial planning & analysis, and finance reporting and control teams across our broader Finance function, as well as collaborating with our Engineering, Product and Operations teams across the business.

Your mission will be:

  • Develop and Oversee Cryptocurrency P&L Liquidation Strategy:
    • Lead the development and execution of strategies for liquidating cryptocurrency positions to optimise profit and mitigate risk.
    • Manage foreign exchange and cryptocurrency exposure, ensuring alignment with overall financial objectives.
  • Funding and Liquidity Management:
    • Forecast and manage fiat and cryptocurrency liquidity needs across various platforms and venues.
    • Implement strategies to optimise funding efficiency and minimise liquidity risk.
  • Process Automation and Support:
    • Drive automation of key treasury processes supporting our various products
    • Collaborate with product and engineering teams to actively support new product launches and enhancements.
  • Relationship Management and Expansion:
    • Liaise with existing and new bank and payment providers to ensure smooth operations.
    • Support business expansion into new countries by establishing relationships with relevant financial partners.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Oversight:
    • Oversee annual KYC refreshers for existing banking and liquidity partners.
    • Lead the onboarding process for new partners while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Create, update and or monitor Treasury operational policies; establish and manage compliance and controls for Treasury operations and support internal and external audit requirements.
  • Financial Analysis and Reporting:
    • Prepare financial analysis and calculations for licensing requirements across all regions.
    • Distribute performance metrics to relevant stakeholders and provide insights for decision-making.
  • Cryptocurrency Custody and Compliance:
    • Oversee operations with third-party crypto custody providers and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements in various markets.
  • System Maintenance:
    • Maintain the Treasury management system used for fiat and crypto reporting, ensuring accuracy and reliability.

A little about you:

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline. Advanced degree in a related area preferred (CA(SA) or CIMA/CGMA preferred)
  • 4-5 years of work experience within a Finance or Treasury function, preferably including experience with crypto or wallet operations at a crypto or fintech company.
  • Ability to interact, influence and build relationships at all levels of seniority and across all functions within an organisation.
  • Must be a self-starter, a strong team player, have attention to detail, take ownership of initiatives, possess strong prioritisation and organisation skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment while handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Leads change through entrepreneurial thinking, a strong sense of responsibility and a very high level of integrity
  • Must have highly effective verbal, written, and presentation skills to articulate ideas and plans clearly, accurately, and effectively with all levels of internal and external audiences
  • Confidence in a Hybrid Working Environment
  • Friendly, transparent, articulate and driven to succeed
  • Efficient in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets and other Microsoft/G-Suite products.
  • Nice to have: Previous experience building out and or using treasury management software like Kyriba

Life at Luno:

  • Forward-thinking and ambitious team that values diversity, hard work, and the continuous quest for excellence.
  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance.
  • Access to Learnably and our additional learning platforms for your personal and professional development.
  • Generous maternity / paternity and even paw-ternity for your furry friend.
  • Annual Inspiration Day in addition to your annual leave which increases based on your length of service! Plus the option to buy and sell leave.
  • 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* 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 discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.