Accountancy Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Accountancy

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Accountancy Skills List in Accountancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Accountancy role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accountancy job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 38% of Accountancy job descriptions contained accountancy practice as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

accountancy practice
38%
accountancy
31%
compliance administrator
28%
accounts assistant
28%
accounts administrator
24%
accounts admin
24%
audit
17%
accountancy firm
14%
bookkeeping
12%
accounts technician
10%
auditor
10%
xero
10%
accounts
10%
people skills
7%
leadership
7%
business development
7%
accounting
7%
team building
7%
accountant
7%
practice accountant
7%
acca
7%
junior accountant
5%
teamwork
5%
auditing
5%
cima
5%
management
5%
teaching
5%
assistant accountant
5%
semi senior accountant
5%
accountants
5%
management accountant
5%
management accounts
5%
quickbooks
5%
sage line
5%
tax returns
5%
tax associate
5%
accounts semi senior
5%
tax assistant
5%
finance assistant
5%
tax analyst
5%
associate director
3%
accounts manager
3%
senior accountant
3%
accounting technician
3%
accounts assistant manager
3%
accounts senior
3%
accounts supervisor
3%
account management
3%
taxation
3%
account manager
3%
business development manager
3%
client manager
3%
customer success manager
3%
accounts clerk
3%
tax senior
3%
tax accountant
3%
tax advisor
3%
tax manager
3%
aat
3%
aca
3%
vat returns
3%
exeter
3%
progression
3%
training
3%
bookkeeper
3%
chartered accountancy
3%
commercial finance
3%
liverpool
3%
merseyside
3%
payroll
3%
practice accountancy
3%
st helens
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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