Accounting Apprentice with Window Widgets

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  • Reference: VAC001312635
  • Total Positions: 1
  • Location: Gloucester
  • Salary: £140 per week
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 1 November 2017
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Duties would include:

  • Working independently or within a team, where required
  • Use of Sage 200 & Microsoft office package
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service and develop working relationships within the business
  • Filing and archiving of financial information
  • Administration assistance to the Finance Team
  • Opening post and processing post to go out where required
  • Updating of our customer data base for email addresses etc.
  • Assisting in invoicing and crediting customers
  • Assist in preparing, finalising and submitting customer statements
  • Credit Control; liaising with customers for payment dates
  • Assisting in processing suppliers invoices
  • Scanning of paperwork onto the cloud based filing system for audit trail purposes
  • Communication with customers and suppliers via e-mail & telephone
  • Assisting on collecting the card payments taken and the reconciliation report
  • Assisting on posting the bank statements where required
  • Processing cheque payments where required


Desired skills

Good communication and listening skills

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised
  • Methodical
  • Flexible with a can do attitude

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English A – C (9 - 4) (or equivalent qualifications)

Future Prospects

Potential for a permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship to join the finance team and progress with your AAT.

About the employer

Window Widgets is the first port of call for product solutions in the glazing industry. We offer an extensive range of products – ex stock. We are the largest supplier of frame coupling products in UK. This allows us to have an extensive range in various strengths and angles, no other company has such a diverse selection. We stock our trims in a full range of white and unusual foils. Many of our jacks and couplers have BBA certification. Window Widgets has grown rapidly over the last 11 years thanks to innovative product design, great quality, value and a commitment to the customer. This was recognised twice in 2008 when we won “Specialist of the year” and Best New Ancillary/Consumable Product and again in 2010 with best new product at Glassex.

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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