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Senior Associate, FX Trading

Flutterwave

Flutterwave

Lekki, Nigeria
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient borderless manner.

The Role:

As a Senior Associate, FX Trading, your primary responsibility will be to serve our clients, drive revenue and support the growth of FX trading at Flutterwave.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the trading of frontier and emerging market currencies.
  • Closely monitor and manage liquidity across currencies to support the business.
  • Support the Structuring of treasury deals for large merchants globally.
  • Support the establishment of pricing rules for new products as required.
  • Support the development of a risk framework for FX risk.
  • Produce market updates and analytical content.
  • Establish strong working partnerships internally and externally with key stakeholders.
  • Generate analytics on trading activities and report periodically.
  • Maintain knowledge of financial markets and regulatory updates
  • Ensures compliance with all banking laws, rules, regulations, and prescribed policies/practices/procedures necessary to reduce risk and uphold ethical standards.
  • Continuous evaluation of current processes vis-à-vis best industry practices

Required competency and skillset to be a waver:

  • 4+ years post graduate experience in banking/treasury/payments/fintech
  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in a business or finance related field
  • Experience & understanding of international payments, banking systems, Crypto on/off ramp
  • Good understanding of the EM and G10 FX trading operations and local regulations.
  • Proficiency in Excel and relevant tools
  • Experience or familiarity with all or some of Emerging Markets, FX, and remittances a plus.
  • Excellent Financial analytical, strategic planning and execution skills
  • High Level attention to details
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet set deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation skills and communication skills.
  • Work goal-oriented based on minimum supervision.
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, integrity, and ethical standards

You’ll love this job if you

  • Have an intellectual curiosity about payments and technology
  • Have high aptitude to quickly understand customer use cases and requirements
  • Have the ability to drive cross-functional teams from ideation to solution
  • Have the ability to manage proactive and reactive tasks effectively
  • Are self-driven, self-starter, extremely passionate, goal-getter
  • Are passionate about process improvements
  • Are comfortable managing relationships within every aspect of the organisation from senior executives to engineers
  • Embrace the challenge of managing multiple activities simultaneously
  • Are comfortable working in ambiguity and the constant change of life at a startup experiencing hyper growth

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