Token IO Apprentice

Assistant Accountant Apprentice

Location: London
Job type: Apprenticeship (18 months)
Salary: £18,000


Token is the industry’s leading open banking infrastructure provider. By putting a bank in every app, Token is creating the digital connectivity shaping the future of banking-enabled commerce. Token’s open banking market platform enables banks and developers to set the pace of innovation in digital financial services, unrestrained by technical complexity and regulatory compliance.

We’re looking for an Accounts Assistant who will be responsible for providing day-to-day transactional bookkeeping and accounting support. This position will report to the Management Accountant and will be responsible to help ensure timely, complete and accurate accounting and management reporting across the US and the UK legal entities within the Token Group.

A typical day

  • Ensuring accuracy and integrity of the General Ledger through day to day record-keeping of all business transactions, including, but not limited to, processing client invoices, third-party supplier costs, and employee expenses
  • Assisting the Management Accountant in the preparation of monthly / quarterly management accounts (in line with US GAAP) and a range of other financial / KPI reports
  • Timely and accurate preparation of regular / ad hoc payment runs as well as the preparation of bank account, supplier, credit card, intercompany and other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with submission of VAT and other tax returns and government filings
  • Providing support to other business functions (such as sales and R&D), including PO-preparation, PO-tracking and expenditure to date tracking
  • Matching invoices to approved PO’s and recording against budgets
  • Assistance with and input on the advancement of automation and efficiencies throughout the finance, reporting and accounting processes
  • Resolution of day-to-day finance / accounting queries (internal & external) and ad hoc tasks that may be required from time to time

You must have

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • B or 5 at GCSE Maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

Skills needed

  • Communication
  • Learning
  • Organisation
  • Pro-active self-starter with excellent organisational skills and unquestionable dedication
  • Experience of working in an agile, fast-pace, dynamic environment (preferably in a fintech firm)
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and focussed on delivering to agreed deadlines
  • Demonstrable high levels of integrity and desire to make a positive impact within the business
  • Excellent and confident communicator who addresses problems in a proactive manner