Position title
Market Surveillance Analyst

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.

  • 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.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Luno is a leading global cryptocurrency company with over 9 million customers in 43 countries and a team of over 600. Luno operates across Africa, South East Asia, US and Europe.

Luno's products and services make it safe and easy to buy, store and learn about cryptocurrencies.

Employment Type
Job Location
Cape Town, South Africa
Date posted
5 July 2022
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