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  • Posted: Mar 17, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • AZA is an established provider of currency trading solutions which accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure. By leveraging cutting edge technology in our flagship products, TransferZero and BFX, AZA is able to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. Tra...
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    Trading Associate

    Job Summary

    AZA is seeking a highly talented and motivated Trading Associate who is looking to take a position in a fast-paced company. The Trading Associate is responsible for currency trading, operations, pricing and settlement of trades. This is an exciting opportunity to help Africa’s leading digital currency startup build a brand in East and West Africa. Move with AZA, Move with Africa. This is an exciting opportunity to help take Africa’s leading digital FX company to the next level.


    • Make a market in several currency pairs, while monitoring competitor rates, bank rates and black-market rates.
    • Liaise with the sales and account management team to maximise price effectiveness, net margin and ensuring profitability
    • Market analysis and publishing of rates to client and internal stakeholders
    • Booking all treasury trades and ensuring that they are recorded in the respective reports.
    • Float management across accounts in multiple currencies, cash flow projection and analysis of cash movements
    • Managing relationships with specific trading counterparties.
    • Monitoring capital controls, intercompany flows and any other factors that inhibit ability to move funds freely.
    • Full life cycle trade responsibilities, build pre-trade analysis, execution, funds allocation and settlement across multiple strategies, brokers and banks.
    • Quantify risks of multiple African currency balances.
    • Make recommendations to improve trading procedures (reduce risk, increase efficiency, maximise profitability).
    • Provide recommendations for automation, risk mitigation or any other policies and procedures.


    • Ambitious and passionate professional
    • Persistent and goal-oriented with a mindset to get the job done
    • Highly detail oriented and analytical
    • Excellent interpersonal, communications (written and oral), presentation, and listening skills.
    • Deep experience in trading and treasury, ideally Foreign Exchange, Minimum 2 years
    • ACI Dealing certification-a plus
    • Quantitative individual with a love for numbers and data analysis.
    • Creative problem solver with the ability to work independently with minimal guidance.


    • Great career development opportunities in a fast growing Fintech Company
    • Ownership: All team members are empowered to bring ideas and make a difference in a dynamic and casual work environment
    • A competitive salary at every stage of your growth
    • Workplace pension contributions
    • 24 days statutory paid annual leave in addition to local public holidays, plus an extra day for birthdays. Including 4 days for Christmas/New Year break
    • Company funded private medical insurance: dental, medical, and optical services coverage based on your jurisdiction
    • 2x-3x Group life insurance based on your jurisdiction
    • Performance bonus & Equity Incentives Plan
    • Growth: Access to a personal growth budget (FTEs/PERM Only)
    • Mentor & Buddy Program
    • Complimentary breakfast, snacks & drinks
    • Team Building and Happy Hours Events
    • employee mental health support
    • A One-Time Work from Home Allowance
    • Employee Referral Program

    AZA is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. AZA does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

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