Luno is hiring a
Web3 Group Financial Accountant - Operations

Compensation: $84k - $102k *

Location: WC Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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:

Luno Accountants are a savvy bunch who love what they do. We handle the core accounting responsibilities at Luno and as a member of this fast-paced, growing team, you know your accounting principles applied in business from back to front, you are deadline-driven, you have a problem-solving and value-adding mindset.

We’re looking for a self-starter, creative thinker and collaborative individual who is passionate about developing themselves and others and who is willing to go above and beyond.

The role in a nutshell:

In this role, you will contribute to the Reporting and Control team’s strategy within the Luno Group.

Your mission will be:

Accounting responsibilities:

  • Full financial accounting responsibility for assigned legal entities.
  • Reviewing the reconciliations of the corporate bank accounts and credit cards prepared by the Finance Associates.
  • Reviewing the key internal control reconciliation of the customer fund bank accounts (i.e. assets under management)
  • Preparing, maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts (eg Revenue checks)
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations (eg Accruals / Prepayments)
  • Reviewing, posting and releasing payment of supplier invoices and employee expenses prepared by the finance associate
  • Monthly supplier reconciliations review
  • Comfortable working with complex intercompany accounting


  • Review the process of funding of the legal entities’ corporate accounts .
  • Contribute to the weekly cash flow forecasting process.

Internal control

  • Preparing key internal control reconciliations of our digital assets to the blockchain

Monthly Reporting:

  • Prepare monthly trial balances for internal reporting
  • Analyse the Actual versus Budget reporting for your allocated departments
  • Ensure Balance sheet reconciliations are up to date and agree to Trial Balance
  • Ensure deadlines are met for the group-wide assigned monthly flash and management accounts tasks

Administration and Project Management:

  • Ad hoc project work i.e. assisting with building systems, improving process efficiencies, creating automation and implementing internal controls.
  • Assisting the tax team with indirect tax (VAT) queries and implementing the transfer pricing policy.

Audit Management:

  • Project manage the year-end audits for your entities.
  • Maintaining a complete audit trail of all source documentation used to support the financial reporting.
  • Source the supporting documents for audits

A little about you:

  • An accounting degree with at least 2 years post qualification outside of audit
  • Must be at an advanced level Excel / Google Sheets.
  • System experience with relevant ERP systems.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • Candidates must have reliable internet connection and a conducive work from home set-up
  • Experience working in a fast moving and ever-evolving environment
  • Experience with cryptocurrencies, digital assets or financial assets (desirable)
  • Special tools / system experience Sage X3 and / or Tipalti (desirable)

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 negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Compensation: $84k - $102k *

Location: WC Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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