FX Trading Associate at AZA Finance


AZA Finance 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. TransferZero is our B2B2C product, which provides both wholesale currency purchase and retail settlement via our robust API. BFX is our B2B over-the-counter platform for businesses with wholesale currency needs, especially those paying partners and suppliers.

Our partners utilise our hybrid financial infrastructure and deep local knowledge to manage liquidity and send payments to dozens of bank networks and mobile money operators across Africa. Licensed by the UK’s FCA and the Bank of Spain, AZA is a market-maker in every major African currency. Launched in Nairobi, AZA now has offices in Lagos, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, and Dakar.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: FX Trading Associate

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Category: Trading

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.


  • Pricing and market making in several currency pair as well monitoring competitor pricing with brokers, banks, black markets etc.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to maximise price effectiveness vs. profitability.
  • Ensuring all client trades and treasury trades are booked and completed for accuracy in margin reporting.
  • Updating rates to clients and ensuring they are reflective on the platform.
  • Proprietary trading- drive foreign currency trading in major currencies
  • Full life cycle trade responsibilities, build pre-trade analysis, execution, funds allocation and settlement across multiple strategies, brokers and banks.
  • Managing float across dozens of accounts in multiple currencies.
  • Cashflow projections and analysis based on fund flows
  • Managing relationships with trading counter-parties.
  • Quantify risks across 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.


  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Global / regional network / exposure in FinTech / Blockchain industry.
  • One of the hottest, fastest scaling start-ups in Africa.
  • Casual work environment.
  • Great work-life balance.
  • We value autonomy.
  • Opportunity for growth for all employees.
  • Opportunity to work hard and play hard

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: 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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